Amstelveen,
07
March
2014
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07:55
Europe/Amsterdam

Air France KLM Traffic results February 2014.

Summary

 - Passenger: disciplined capacity growth, increase in load
    factor
 - Cargo: increase in load factor

Passenger

  • 5.3 million passengers, +1.8%
  • Rise in capacity on the Americas driven by development in Latin America (+9.9%); capacity up +1.1% on North America
  • Significant impact from medium-haul restructuring
  • Increase in Unit revenue per available seat kilometre (RASK) ex-currency versus February 2013

​Cargo

  • Improvement in load factor
  • Unit revenue per available tonne kilometre (RATK) ex-currency stable versus February 2013

Recent developments

  • Air France and KLM announced the details of their Summer 2014 schedules (from 30th March to 25th October). In long-haul the main development is focused on Latin America with the opening of Brasilia thanks to the partnership agreement with GOL, and the continuation of the Santiago service launched by KLM in February. The impact of Transform 2015 on medium-haul translates into capacity reductions at Air France, while aircraft densification and the reduction in turnaround times enables KLM to increase its offer, launching four new destinations in Europe. 
  • After suspending sales in Venezuela since the end of  January, the group will reduce capacity on the Paris-Caracas route by 45% as from April 2014.
  • At the beginning of March, SkyTeam welcomed its 20th member, Garuda, the Indonesian carrier. 13 out of the 20 alliance members are based outside Europe and North America.

 

Agenda

  • 7th April 2014: March 2014 traffic
  • 30th April 2014: Q1 2014 results
  • 12th May 2014: April 2014 traffic
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About KLM
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines was founded in 1919, making it the world’s oldest airline still operating under its original name. In 2004, Air France and KLM merged to form AIR FRANCE KLM. The merger produced the strongest European airline group based on two powerful brands and hubs – Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and Paris Charles de Gaulle. Retaining its own identity, the group focuses on three core businesses: passenger transport, cargo and aircraft maintenance.

In the Netherlands, KLM comprises the core of the KLM Group, which further includes KLM Cityhopper, transavia.com and Martinair. KLM serves all its destinations using a modern fleet and employs over 33,000 people around the world. KLM is a leader in the airline industry, offering reliable operations and customer-oriented products resulting from its policy of enthusiasm and sustainable innovation.

KLM is a member of the global SkyTeam airline alliance, offering customers an extensive worldwide network. The KLM network connects the Netherlands to every important economic region in the world and, as such, serves as a powerful driver for the economy.

About SkyTeam
SkyTeam is a global airline alliance providing customers from member airlines access to an extensive worldwide network offering more destinations, more frequencies and more connectivity. Passengers can earn and redeem Frequent Flyer Miles throughout the SkyTeam network. SkyTeam member airlines offer customers access to over 490 lounges worldwide.

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