Lufthansa Group has recorded a 7.7% year-on-year increase in traffic for March against a 3.6% growth in capacity.
The load factor was up 3 percentage points to 76.8%, and the total number of passengers carried by the group rose 5.9% to 8.17 million.
Cargo load factor increased 0.1 percentage points to 69.7%.
Austrian Airlines' traffic grew 14.9% against a capacity increase of 9.4%, resulting in a 3.5 percentage point increase in load factor to 73.6%.
Swiss Airlines' traffic increased 10.4% on a 6.2% growth in capacity, resulting in a 3.1 percentage point increase in load factor to 80.4%.
Lufthansa's regional airlines' and Germanwings' combined traffic grew 6.2% against a capacity increase of 2.4%, as load factor rose by 2.8 percentage points to 76.3%.