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AIR FRANCE - KLM : TRAFFIC FEBRUARY 2018

8th March 2018

FEBRUARY 2018 TRAFFIC

Group passenger activity: number of passengers +4.4%, traffic measured in revenue passenger-kilometer +5.6% and load factor +1.6pt.

Traffic highlights

Passenger network activity (Air France, KLM, HOP!) Capacity
(ASK, %ch.)
Traffic
(RPK, %ch.)
Load Factor
 
(%)
Change (pts)
Long-haul + 3.6% + 5.1% 87.7% + 1.2
North America + 2.1% + 4.6% 84.8% + 2.0
Latin America + 10.6% + 13.2% 91.9% + 2.1
Asia + 2.2% + 3.8% 91.0% + 1.4
Africa / Middle East + 0.7% + 0.9% 81.1% + 0.2
Caribbean / Indian Ocean + 5.0% + 4.6% 89.3%  - 0.4
Short and Medium-haul + 1.7% + 4.6% 81.0% + 2.3
Total + 3.3% + 5.0% 86.4% + 1.4
  • 5.9 million passengers, +4.1%
  • Unit revenue ex-currency (in available seat-kilometer) slightly up compared to last year corrected for heavy snowfall and strike
Transavia activity Capacity
(ASK, %ch.)
Traffic
(RPK, %ch.)
Load Factor
 
(%)
Change (pts)
Total + 7.9% + 13.3% 92.2% + 4.4
  • 0.8 million passengers, +6.4%
  • Unit revenue per available seat kilometer (RASK) ex-currency slightly up compared to last year
Total group passenger activity (Air France, KLM, HOP!, Transavia) Capacity
(ASK, %ch.)
Traffic
(RPK, %ch.)
Load Factor
 
(%)
Change (pts)
Total + 3.6% + 5.6% 86.8% + 1.6
  • 6.8 million passengers, +4.4%
Cargo activity Capacity
(ATK, %ch.)
Traffic
(RTK, %ch.)
Load Factor
 (%)
Change (pts)
Total + 0.7% + 0.7% 60.5%  - 0.0
  • Unit revenue per available ton kilometer (RATK) ex-currency up compared to last year

Agenda
10th April 2018: March 2018 traffic
4th May 2018: 1st Quarter 2018 results
11th May 2018: April 2018 traffic

Investor relations                                                                                       Press
Marie-Agnès de Peslouan                     Wouter van Beek                                                         
+33 1 49 89 52 59                                  +33 1 49 89 52 60                                  +33 1 41 56 56 00
madepeslouan@airfranceklm.com          wouter-van.beek@airfranceklm.com
Website: www.airfranceklm.com


STATISTICS

Passenger network activity*

    February     Year to date
Total Passenger network* 2018 2017 Variation   2018 2017 Variation
Passengers carried ('000s) 5,938 5,705 4.1%   12,359 11,823 4.5%
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 18,177 17,310 5.0%   38,389 36,647 4.8%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 21,029 20,364 3.3%   44,447 42,858 3.7%
Load factor (%) 86.4% 85.0% 1.4   86.4% 85.5% 0.9
               
Long-haul              
Passengers carried ('000s) 1,976 1,893 4.4%   4,200 4,035 4.1%
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 14,951 14,225 5.1%   31,745 30,346 4.6%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 17,044 16,445 3.6%   36,119 34,790 3.8%
Load factor (%) 87.7% 86.5% 1.2   87.9% 87.2% 0.7
               
North America              
Passengers carried ('000s) 467 449 3.9%   1,007 976 3.2%
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 3,352 3,204 4.6%   7,227 6,970 3.7%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 3,951 3,869 2.1%   8,420 8,255 2.0%
Load factor (%) 84.8% 82.8% 2.0   85.8% 84.4% 1.4
               
Latin America              
Passengers carried ('000s) 265 235 13.1%   570 506 12.7%
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 2,521 2,228 13.2%   5,402 4,806 12.4%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 2,742 2,479 10.6%   5,852 5,292 10.6%
Load factor (%) 91.9% 89.9% 2.1   92.3% 90.8% 1.5
               
Asia / Pacific              
Passengers carried ('000s) 488 467 4.5%   1,015 982 3.4%
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 4,228 4,073 3.8%   8,807 8,560 2.9%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 4,646 4,543 2.2%   9,765 9,501 2.8%
Load factor (%) 91.0% 89.7% 1.4   90.2% 90.1% 0.1
               
Africa / Middle East              
Passengers carried ('000s) 419 420 (0.4%)   901 891 1.1%
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 2,401 2,379 0.9%   5,146 5,037 2.2%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 2,962 2,941 0.7%   6,288 6,175 1.8%
Load factor (%) 81.1% 80.9% 0.2   81.8% 81.6% 0.3
               
Caribbean / Indian.Ocean              
Passengers carried ('000s) 336 322 4.7%   707 681 3.9%
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 2,449 2,342 4.6%   5,163 4,973 3.8%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 2,744 2,613 5.0%   5,794 5,567 4.1%
Load factor (%) 89.3% 89.6% (0.4)   89.1% 89.3% (0.2)
               
Short and Medium-haul              
Passengers carried ('000s) 3,962 3,812 3.9%   8,159 7,788 4.8%
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 3,226 3,084 4.6%   6,644 6,302 5.4%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 3,985 3,919 1.7%   8,327 8,068 3.2%
Load factor (%) 81.0% 78.7% 2.3   79.8% 78.1% 1.7

* Air France KLM, and HOP!

Transavia activity        

    February     Year to date
Transavia 2018 2017 Variation   2018 2017 Variation
Passengers carried ('000s) 819 770 6.4%   1,646 1,504 9.4%
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 1,448 1,278 13.3%   2,927 2,501 17.0%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 1,570 1,455 7.9%   3,222 2,951 9.2%
Load factor (%) 92.2% 87.9% 4.4   90.8% 84.8% 6.1

Total group passenger activity**

    February     Year to date
Total group** 2018 2017 Variation   2018 2017 Variation
Passengers carried ('000s) 6,757 6,475 4.4%   14,005 13,327 5.1%
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 19,625 18,588 5.6%   41,316 39,149 5.5%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 22,599 21,819 3.6%   47,669 45,809 4.1%
Load factor (%) 86.8% 85.2% 1.6   86.7% 85.5% 1.2

** Air France KLM, HOP! and Transavia

Cargo activity

    February     Year to date
Total Group 2018 2017 Variation   2018 2017 Variation
Revenue tonne-km (m RTK) 637 633 0.7%   1,299 1,293 0.5%
Available tonne-km (m ATK) 1,053 1,046 0.7%   2,240 2,210 1.3%
Load factor (%) 60.5% 60.5% (0.0)   58.0% 58.5% (0.5)


Air France and HOP! activity

    February     Year to date
Total Passenger network activity 2018 2017 Variation   2018 2017 Variation
Passengers carried ('000s) 3,530 3,554 (0.7%)   7,445 7,368 1.0%
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 10,381 10,171 2.1%   22,103 21,522 2.7%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 12,183 12,099 0.7%   25,890 25,475 1.6%
Load factor (%) 85.2% 84.1% 1.1   85.4% 84.5% 0.9

Long-haul              
Passengers carried ('000s) 1,144 1,121 2.1%   2,450 2,389 2.6%
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 8,463 8,253 2.5%   18,094 17,603 2.8%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 9,747 9,593 1.6%   20,743 20,333 2.0%
Load factor (%) 86.8% 86.0% 0.8   87.2% 86.6% 0.7

Short and Medium-haul              
Passengers carried ('000s) 2,386 2,433 (1.9%)   4,996 4,979 0.3%
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 1,919 1,918 0.0%   4,009 3,919 2.3%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 2,435 2,506 (2.8%)   5,148 5,142 0.1%
Load factor (%) 78.8% 76.5% 2.2   77.9% 76.2% 1.7

    February     Year to date
Cargo activity 2018 2017 Variation   2018 2017 Variation
Revenue tonne-km (m RTK) 266 271 (1.8%)   545 550 (0.9%)
Available tonne-km (m ATK) 504 499 1.1%   1,082 1,059 2.2%
Load factor (%) 52.7% 54.2% (1.5)   50.4% 52.0% (1.6)

KLM activity

    February     Year to date
Total Passenger network activity 2018 2017 Variation   2018 2017 Variation
Passengers carried ('000s) 2,408 2,151 11.9%   4,913 4,455 10.3%
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 7,796 7,138 9.2%   16,286 15,125 7.7%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 8,846 8,265 7.0%   18,556 17,383 6.8%
Load factor (%) 88.1% 86.4% 1.8   87.8% 87.0% 0.8

Long-haul              
Passengers carried ('000s) 831 771 7.8%   1,750 1,647 6.3%
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 6,488 5,972 8.6%   13,651 12,743 7.1%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 7,297 6,852 6.5%   15,377 14,457 6.4%
Load factor (%) 88.9% 87.2% 1.8   88.8% 88.1% 0.6

Short and Medium-haul              
Passengers carried ('000s) 1,576 1,380 14.3%   3,163 2,809 12.6%
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 1,308 1,166 12.1%   2,635 2,383 10.6%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 1,549 1,413 9.7%   3,179 2,926 8.7%
Load factor (%) 84.4% 82.6% 1.8   82.9% 81.4% 1.4

    February     Year to date
Cargo activity 2018 2017 Variation   2018 2017 Variation
Revenue tonne-km (m RTK) 371 362 2.5%   754 743 1.4%
Available tonne-km (m ATK) 548 547 0.3%   1,157 1,151 0.5%
Load factor (%) 67.7% 66.3% 1.4   65.1% 64.6% 0.6
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