maandag, 9. januari 2006 - 9:43

Air France-KLM scoren opnieuw goed


Air France-KLM hebben net als in de voorgaande maanden december goed afgesloten. Traffic increased by 11.9% on 9.0% higher capacity. The load factor improved by 2.1 points to reach the high level of 79.8%. The number of passenger carried increased by 8.0% to 5.6 million.

The Americas posted a particularly dynamic level of activity, with traffic rising 16.3% on 13.7% higher capacity. The load factor reached 85.2%, up 1.9 points.

Activity on Asian routes remained buoyant, with traffic increasing by 15.1% on 11.9% higher capacity. The load factor gained 2.3 points to reach 82.7%.

On the Africa & Middle-East network, traffic increased by 14.3% while capacity was up 12.3%. The load factor rose 1.4 points to reach 80.7%.

On the Caribbean & Indian Ocean sector, traffic increased by 2.6% on nearly stable capacity (0.8 point). The load factor improved by 1.5 points to 84.3%. The European network continued to post a good performance with traffic increasing 7.1% on 3.5% higher capacity. Load factor rose 2.3 points to reach 66.6%.

Cargo operations
Cargo activity improved strongly in December with an 7.5% increase in traffic while capacity was up 9.0%. The load factor reached 70.4% (-1 point).