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12-Jan-2010 1:14 PM

Air France-KLM pax down 5.1%, load factor gain 0.8 ppt in Dec-2009

Air France-KLM passenger numbers down 5.1% - traffic highlights in Dec-2009:

  • Passenger numbers: 5.5 million, -5.1% year-on-year;
  • Load factor: 79.7%, +0.8 ppt;
    • Europe: 67.3%, +1.3 ppt;
    • Trans-Atlantic: 86.5%, +2.5 ppts;
    • Asia Pacific: 83.2%, +1.0 ppt;
    • Africa/Middle East: 80.0%, stable;
    • Caribbean/Indian Ocean: 7.8%, -3.9 ppts;
  • Cargo traffic (FTKs): -8.5%;
    • Europe: +11.9%;
    • Trans-Atlantic: -4.2%;
    • Asia Pacific: -14.1%;
    • Africa/Middle East: -4.4%;
    • Caribbean/Indian Ocean: -9.5%. [more]

Air France-KLM: “While remaining below last year’s levels, unit revenues continued their recovery thanks to a more marked improvement in long-haul premium traffic…[Cargo] unit revenues continued their improvement, almost returning to last year’s levels (which were already impacted by the crisis and the drop in fuel surcharges),” Company statement. Source: Air France-KLM, 11-Jan-2010.

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