After a surprisingly strong summer quarter, Lufthansa expects significantly better business for the year as a whole. The management now considers an adjusted operating profit (adjusted EBIT) of more than one billion euros to be achievable, as the company announced today.
According to preliminary figures, Lufthansa generated revenue of 10.1 billion euros in the third quarter, almost twice as much as in the corona-ridden summer of 2021. At 1.1 billion euros, adjusted operating profit was more than four times as high as in the same period of the previous year. According to the information, strikes cost around 70 million euros.
The company also justified the raised forecast with strong demand for air travel, the current booking situation and another record result from the freight subsidiary Lufthansa Cargo. Lufthansa intends to present its full quarterly figures on October 27th.