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2018-06-08 07:30 CEST
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AIR FRANCE - KLM : TRAFFIC MAY 2018

  

June 8, 2018

MAY 2018 TRAFFIC

Group passenger activity: number of passengers +1.0%, traffic +2.4% and load factor -0.2pt.

Traffic highlights

Passenger network activity (Air France, KLM, HOP!) Capacity
(ASK, %ch.)
Traffic
(RPK, %ch.)
Load Factor
 
(%)
Change (pts)
Long-haul + 3.7% + 2.3% 85.0%  - 1.2
North America + 4.5% + 1.9% 86.2%  - 2.2
Latin America + 8.9% + 7.8% 86.9%  - 0.9
Asia + 5.2% + 2.6% 86.5%  - 2.2
Africa / Middle East - 0.6% - 2.0% 77.1%  - 1.1
Caribbean / Indian Ocean - 1.9% + 1.1% 86.5% + 2.6
Short and Medium-haul - 3.1% - 0.8% 83.4% + 1.9
Total + 2.2% + 1.6% 84.7%  - 0.5
  • 7.3 million passengers, stable
  • Unit revenue per available seat kilometer (RASK) ex-currency slightly down compared to last year due to the negative impact of the Air France strikes
Transavia activity Capacity
(ASK, %ch.)
Traffic
(RPK, %ch.)
Load Factor
 
(%)
Change (pts)
Total + 5.6% + 8.6% 92.6% + 2.6
  • 1.6 million passengers, +5.8%
  • Unit revenue per available seat kilometer (RASK) ex-currency clearly 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 + 2.6% + 2.4% 85.5%  - 0.2
  • 8.9 million passengers, +1.0%
Cargo activity Capacity
(ATK, %ch.)
Traffic
(RTK, %ch.)
Load Factor
 (%)
Change (pts)
Total - 2.2% - 3.6% 58.0%  - 0.9
  • Unit revenue per available ton kilometer (RATK) ex-currency up compared to last year

Agenda
9th July: June 2018 traffic
1st August: First Half 2018 results
8th August: July 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*

    May     Year to date
Total Passenger network* 2018 2017 Variation   2018 2017 Variation
Passengers carried ('000s) 7,251 7,250 0.0%   33,397 32,798 1.8%
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 21,107 20,766 1.6%   100,240 97,789 2.5%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 24,933 24,385 2.2%   115,896 114,087 1.6%
Load factor (%) 84.7% 85.2% (0.5)   86.5% 85.7% 0.8
               
Long-haul              
Passengers carried ('000s) 2,232 2,194 1.7%   10,803 10,568 2.2%
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 16,890 16,516 2.3%   81,615 79,482 2.7%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 19,875 19,166 3.7%   93,231 91,302 2.1%
Load factor (%) 85.0% 86.2% (1.2)   87.5% 87.1% 0.5
               
North America              
Passengers carried ('000s) 731 716 2.2%   2,997 2,956 1.4%
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 5,225 5,129 1.9%   21,466 21,157 1.5%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 6,062 5,802 4.5%   24,500 24,323 0.7%
Load factor (%) 86.2% 88.4% (2.2)   87.6% 87.0% 0.6
               
Latin America              
Passengers carried ('000s) 276 254 8.6%   1,377 1,257 9.6%
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 2,647 2,456 7.8%   13,141 12,024 9.3%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 3,047 2,797 8.9%   14,598 13,500 8.1%
Load factor (%) 86.9% 87.8% (0.9)   90.0% 89.1% 1.0
               
Asia / Pacific              
Passengers carried ('000s) 524 512 2.4%   2,576 2,508 2.7%
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 4,625 4,509 2.6%   22,495 21,983 2.3%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 5,347 5,085 5.2%   25,140 24,619 2.1%
Load factor (%) 86.5% 88.7% (2.2)   89.5% 89.3% 0.2
               
Africa / Middle East              
Passengers carried ('000s) 428 443 (3.4%)   2,222 2,235 (0.6%)
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 2,409 2,459 (2.0%)   12,606 12,573 0.3%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 3,124 3,143 (0.6%)   15,588 15,553 0.2%
Load factor (%) 77.1% 78.2% (1.1)   80.9% 80.8% 0.0
               
Caribbean / Indian.Ocean              
Passengers carried ('000s) 272 269 1.2%   1,631 1,611 1.3%
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 1,984 1,963 1.1%   11,906 11,745 1.4%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 2,295 2,340 (1.9%)   13,405 13,307 0.7%
Load factor (%) 86.5% 83.9% 2.6   88.8% 88.3% 0.6
               
Short and Medium-haul              
Passengers carried ('000s) 5,019 5,056 (0.7%)   22,594 22,230 1.6%
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 4,216 4,250 (0.8%)   18,626 18,307 1.7%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 5,058 5,219 (3.1%)   22,665 22,784 (0.5%)
Load factor (%) 83.4% 81.4% 1.9   82.2% 80.3% 1.8

* Air France KLM, and HOP!

Transavia activity        

    May     Year to date
Transavia 2018 2017 Variation   2018 2017 Variation
Passengers carried ('000s) 1,638 1,549 5.8%   5,714 5,331 7.2%
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 2,857 2,630 8.6%   10,011 9,026 10.9%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 3,086 2,923 5.6%   10,912 10,193 7.1%
Load factor (%) 92.6% 90.0% 2.6   91.7% 88.6% 3.2

Total group passenger activity**

    May     Year to date
Total group** 2018 2017 Variation   2018 2017 Variation
Passengers carried ('000s) 8,889 8,798 1.0%   39,111 38,129 2.6%
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 23,963 23,397 2.4%   110,251 106,815 3.2%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 28,019 27,307 2.6%   126,808 124,280 2.0%
Load factor (%) 85.5% 85.7% (0.2)   86.9% 85.9% 1.0

** Air France KLM, HOP! and Transavia

Cargo activity

    May     Year to date
Total Group 2018 2017 Variation   2018 2017 Variation
Revenue tonne-km (m RTK) 699 725 (3.6%)   3,409 3,489 (2.3%)
Available tonne-km (m ATK) 1,205 1,231 (2.2%)   5,725 5,803 (1.3%)
Load factor (%) 58.0% 58.9% (0.9)   59.5% 60.1% (0.6)


Air France and HOP! activity

    May     Year to date
Total Passenger network activity 2018 2017 Variation   2018 2017 Variation
Passengers carried ('000s) 4,272 4,348 (1.7%)   19,769 20,073 (1.5%)
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 11,923 11,832 0.8%   56,827 56,746 0.1%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 14,446 14,158 2.0%   66,820 67,152 (0.5%)
Load factor (%) 82.5% 83.6% (1.0)   85.0% 84.5% 0.5

Long-haul              
Passengers carried ('000s) 1,283 1,272 0.9%   6,221 6,211 0.2%
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 9,450 9,298 1.6%   45,846 45,602 0.5%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 11,389 10,951 4.0%   53,101 52,895 0.4%
Load factor (%) 83.0% 84.9% (1.9)   86.3% 86.2% 0.1

Short and Medium-haul              
Passengers carried ('000s) 2,990 3,076 (2.8%)   13,548 13,862 (2.3%)
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 2,473 2,534 (2.4%)   10,981 11,144 (1.5%)
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 3,057 3,207 (4.7%)   13,719 14,257 (3.8%)
Load factor (%) 80.9% 79.0% 1.9   80.0% 78.2% 1.9

    May     Year to date
Cargo activity 2018 2017 Variation   2018 2017 Variation
Revenue tonne-km (m RTK) 296 314 (5.6%)   1,437 1,512 (4.9%)
Available tonne-km (m ATK) 588 590 (0.4%)   2,751 2,780 (1.0%)
Load factor (%) 50.4% 53.2% (2.8)   52.2% 54.4% (2.2)

KLM activity

    May     Year to date
Total Passenger network activity 2018 2017 Variation   2018 2017 Variation
Passengers carried ('000s) 2,979 2,902 2.7%   13,628 12,725 7.1%
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 9,184 8,935 2.8%   43,413 41,043 5.8%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 10,487 10,227 2.5%   49,076 46,935 4.6%
Load factor (%) 87.6% 87.4% 0.2   88.5% 87.4% 1.0

Long-haul              
Passengers carried ('000s) 949 922 2.9%   4,582 4,357 5.2%
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 7,440 7,219 3.1%   35,768 33,879 5.6%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 8,486 8,215 3.3%   40,129 38,407 4.5%
Load factor (%) 87.7% 87.9% (0.2)   89.1% 88.2% 0.9

Short and Medium-haul              
Passengers carried ('000s) 2,030 1,980 2.5%   9,046 8,368 8.1%
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 1,743 1,716 1.6%   7,645 7,164 6.7%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 2,000 2,011 (0.5%)   8,946 8,527 4.9%
Load factor (%) 87.1% 85.3% 1.8   85.5% 84.0% 1.4

    May     Year to date
Cargo activity 2018 2017 Variation   2018 2017 Variation
Revenue tonne-km (m RTK) 403 411 (2.2%)   1,972 1,977 (0.2%)
Available tonne-km (m ATK) 617 641 (3.8%)   2,974 3,023 (1.6%)
Load factor (%) 65.2% 64.1% 1.1   66.3% 65.4% 0.9
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