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SWISS posts higher May passenger volumes

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) 1 transported 1,434,678 passengers in May, a 0.4 per cent increase on the same month last year. A total of 12,201 flights were operated for the period, 4.7 per cent fewer than in May 2016.
Total May capacity, measured in available passenger-kilometres (APKs), was up 3.8 per cent on its prior-year level. Total traffic volume, measured in revenue passenger-kilometres (RPKs), was raised 5.0 per cent. Systemwide seat load factor for the month improved accordingly, rising 0.8 percentage points to 80.8 per cent.