Lufthansa sees strong passenger growth

LUFTHANSA , the German airline, has seen a 7% pick up in passenger numbers so far this year.

The carrier has recently reorganised its operations, shifting some Manchester routes to Dusseldorf and Stuttgart to its low-cost brand Germanwings. It now includes passenger traffic on routes to its hubs at Frankfurt and Munich and those served by group airlines SWISS to Zurich and Brussels Airlines in its numbers.

To date passenger volumes for the four routes are up 7% to just under 800,000, which UK general manager Christ... For the full story register now for free or login below...