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Air France-KLM pax up 3%, load factor up in Aug-2013; RASK up but RATK down

6-Sep-2013 4:13 PM

Air France-KLM passenger numbers up 3% - traffic highlights for Aug-2013:

  • Passenger numbers: 7.2 million, +3.0% year-on-year;
  • Passenger load factor: 87.9%, +2.2 ppts;
    • Europe: 81.7%, +2.9 ppts;
    • Americas: 90.6%, +1.7 ppt;
    • Asia Pacific: 90.4%, +1.4 ppt;
    • Africa and Middle East: 88.3%, +3.5 ppts;
    • Caribbean and Indian Ocean: 85.8%, +1.5 ppt;
  • Cargo traffic (RFTKs): -1.3%;
    • Europe: -5.4%;
    • Americas: -0.7%;
    • Asia Pacific: +0.4%;
    • Africa and Middle East: -6.2%;
    • Caribbean and Indian Ocean: -4.9%;
  • Cargo load factor: 59.3%, -1.3 ppt;
    • Europe: 10.4%, -0.5 ppt;
    • Americas: 57.5%, -2.3 ppts;
    • Asia Pacific: 75.6%, -0.5 ppt;
    • Africa and Middle East: 55.1%, -2.1 ppts;
    • Caribbean and Indian Ocean: 29.9%, +0.3 ppt. [more - original PR]

Air France-KLM: "In August 2013, passenger traffic rose by 4.9% for capacity up by 2.3%. The load factor stood at 87.9%, up by 2.2 points. The group carried 7.15 million passengers (+3.0%). Unit revenue per available seat kilometre (RASK) ex-currency was up relative to August 2012. Cargo recorded a 1.3% drop in traffic for capacity up by 0.9%, leading to a 1.3 point decline in load factor to 59.3%. Unit revenue per available tonne kilometre (RATK) ex-currency decreased compared with August 2012." Source: Company statement, 06-Sep-2013.