7/14/2021, 10:14 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Lufthansa: Up to 70% passengers to return by 2022

Deutsche Lufthansa AG said on Wednesday the airline expects that the number of passengers on its flights will reach between 60% and 70% by the end of 2021.

"We started into the summer with about 10% of passengers and 15% of flights compared to pre-crisis levels," manager Jens Fehlinger noted. While Lufthansa is currently running around 55% of the flights it used to before the coronavirus pandemic, the number of passengers sits at about 40% compared to the pre-crisis levels.

Regarding the number of aircraft, Lufthansa dropped from 800 planes prior to the pandemic to 520 planes at the moment.

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