9-Feb-2010 1:05 PM

Air France-KLM pax down 3.2%, load factor improves in Jan-2010

Air France-KLM passenger numbers down 3.2% - traffic highlights in Jan-2010:

  • Passenger numbers: 5.1 million, -3.2% year-on-year;
  • Load factor: 78.0%, +1.4 ppt;
    • Europe: 61.6%, +1.8 ppt;
    • Trans-Atlantic: 83.8%, +3.5 ppts;
    • Asia Pacific: 84.6%, +1.0 ppt;
    • Africa/Middle East: 76.4%, +0.2 ppt;
    • Caribbean/Indian Ocean: 80.6%, -3.0 ppts;
  • Cargo traffic (FTks): +2.0%. [more]

Air France-KLM: “The cargo business benefited from an improved environment, with a slight increase in volumes (+0.6%), a 2.0% rise in traffic and an 11.4% reduction in capacity. The load factor gained 8.5 points to 64.3%. The Asia network saw a marked recovery both in terms of volumes and traffic. Unit revenue per available ton kilometre (RATK) continued to improve, recording a slight rise compared to a year earlier,” Company statement. Source: Air France-KLM, 08-Feb-2010.

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