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Air France-KLM Sep-2009 passenger numbers down 5.3%

8-Oct-2009 1:51 PM

Air France-KLM passenger numbers down 5.3% - traffic highlights in Sep-2009:

  • Passenger numbers: 6.2 million, -5.3% year-on-year;
  • Load factor: 81.9%, +1.0 ppt;
    • Europe: 72.5%, stable;
    • Trans-Atlantic: 88.3%, +2.4 ppts;
    • Asia Pacific: 87.1%, +0.8 ppt;
    • Africa/Middle East: 77.4%, -1.4 ppt;
    • Caribbean/Indian Ocean: 75.9%, +3.3 ppts. [more]

Air France-KLM: “As in the previous two months, September saw a drop in traffic (-3.7%) below the reduction in capacity (-4.9%) leading to a one point improvement in the load factor to 81.9%. The group carried 6.2 million passengers (-5.3%). Market conditions are similar to those prevailing before the summer and unit revenues remain under pressure,” Company statement. Source: Air France-KLM, 07-Oct-2009.