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AIR FRANCE - KLM: DECEMBER 2018 TRAFFIC

  

January 9, 2019

DECEMBER 2018 TRAFFIC

Air France-KLM transported for the first time more than 100 million passengers during the full year 2018, of which 7.7 million in December 2018.

           

Traffic highlights

Passenger network activity (Air France, KLM, HOP!) Capacity
(ASK, %ch.)
Traffic
(RPK, %ch.)
Load Factor
 
(%)
Change (pts)
Long-haul + 3.5% + 3.1% 86.8%  - 0.3
North America + 6.3% + 4.2% 86.2%  - 1.8
Latin America + 11.9% + 10.7% 88.3%  - 1.0
Asia + 1.6% + 2.7% 87.5% + 1.0
Africa / Middle East - 1.0% - 1.1% 83.9%  - 0.1
Caribbean / Indian Ocean - 1.7% - 1.5% 88.2% + 0.2
Short and Medium-haul + 3.7% + 2.3% 79.7%  - 1.1
Total + 3.5% + 3.0% 85.4%  - 0.4
  • 6.8 million passengers, +2.6%
  • Protest movements in France had negative effect on revenues estimated around 15 million euros
Transavia activity Capacity
(ASK, %ch.)
Traffic
(RPK, %ch.)
Load Factor
 
(%)
Change (pts)
 Total + 16.1% + 16.1% 88.5% + 0.0
  • 0.9 million passengers, +11.6%
Total group passenger activity (Air France, KLM, HOP!, Transavia) Capacity
(ASK, %ch.)
Traffic
(RPK, %ch.)
Load Factor
 
(%)
Change (pts)
Total + 4.4% + 3.9% 85.7%  - 0.4
  • 7.7 million passengers, +3.6%
Cargo activity Capacity
(ATK, %ch.)
Traffic
(RTK, %ch.)
Load Factor
 (%)
Change (pts)
Total - 0.1% + 1.4% 63.4% + 1.0

Agenda
8th February 2019: January 2019 traffic
20th of February 2019: Full Year 2018 results
8th March 2019: February 2019 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*

    December     Full year
Total Passenger network* 2018 2017 Variation   2018 2017 Variation
Passengers carried ('000s) 6,786 6,615 2.6%   85,619 83,938 2.0%
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 20,786 20,184 3.0%   255,405 248,428 2.8%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 24,330 23,500 3.5%   292,184 286,127 2.1%
Load factor (%) 85.4% 85.9% (0.4)   87.4% 86.8% 0.6
               
Long-haul              
Passengers carried ('000s) 2,274 2,214 2.7%   27,435 26,762 2.5%
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 17,107 16,587 3.1%   206,919 200,723 3.1%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 19,711 19,048 3.5%   233,957 228,339 2.5%
Load factor (%) 86.8% 87.1% (0.3)   88.4% 87.9% 0.5
               
North America              
Passengers carried ('000s) 619 594 4.2%   8,257 7,990 3.3%
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 4,397 4,220 4.2%   58,858 56,933 3.4%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 5,102 4,800 6.3%   66,223 64,272 3.0%
Load factor (%) 86.2% 87.9% (1.8)   88.9% 88.6% 0.3
               
Latin America              
Passengers carried ('000s) 317 283 12.0%   3,452 3,169 8.9%
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 2,998 2,708 10.7%   33,004 30,360 8.7%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 3,395 3,033 11.9%   36,765 33,865 8.6%
Load factor (%) 88.3% 89.3% (1.0)   89.8% 89.7% 0.1
               
Asia / Pacific              
Passengers carried ('000s) 528 515 2.6%   6,419 6,224 3.1%
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 4,539 4,419 2.7%   56,157 54,610 2.8%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 5,189 5,108 1.6%   62,079 60,797 2.1%
Load factor (%) 87.5% 86.5% 1.0   90.5% 89.8% 0.6
               
Africa / Middle East              
Passengers carried ('000s) 480 487 (1.4%)   5,581 5,671 (1.6%)
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 2,743 2,772 (1.1%)   31,575 31,735 (0.5%)
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 3,269 3,302 (1.0%)   37,816 38,368 (1.4%)
Load factor (%) 83.9% 84.0% (0.1)   83.5% 82.7% 0.8
               
Caribbean / Indian Ocean              
Passengers carried ('000s) 329 335 (2.0%)   3,726 3,708 0.5%
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 2,431 2,467 (1.5%)   27,325 27,085 0.9%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 2,757 2,806 (1.7%)   31,075 31,037 0.1%
Load factor (%) 88.2% 87.9% 0.2   87.9% 87.3% 0.7
               
Short and Medium-haul              
Passengers carried ('000s) 4,512 4,401 2.5%   58,184 57,176 1.8%
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 3,679 3,597 2.3%   48,486 47,705 1.6%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 4,618 4,452 3.7%   58,226 57,788 0.8%
Load factor (%) 79.7% 80.8% (1.1)   83.3% 82.6% 0.7

* Air France KLM, and HOP!

Transavia activity        

    December     Full year
Transavia 2018 2017 Variation   2018 2017 Variation
Passengers carried ('000s) 895 802 11.6%   15,828 14,773 7.1%
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 1,698 1,463 16.1%   28,392 25,793 10.1%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 1,918 1,653 16.1%   30,849 28,456 8.4%
Load factor (%) 88.5% 88.5% 0.0   92.0% 90.6% 1.4

Total group passenger activity**

    December     Full year
Total group** 2018 2017 Variation   2018 2017 Variation
Passengers carried ('000s) 7,682 7,417 3.6%   101,447 98,711 2.8%
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 22,484 21,646 3.9%   283,797 274,221 3.5%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 26,248 25,153 4.4%   323,033 314,583 2.7%
Load factor (%) 85.7% 86.1% (0.4)   87.9% 87.2% 0.7

** Air France KLM, HOP! and Transavia

Cargo activity

    December     Full year
Total Group 2018 2017 Variation   2018 2017 Variation
Revenue tonne-km (m RTK) 766 756 1.4%   8,657 8,595 0.7%
Available tonne-km (m ATK) 1,209 1,211 (0.1%)   14,365 14,354 0.1%
Load factor (%) 63.4% 62.4% 1.0   60.3% 59.9% 0.4


Air France and HOP! activity

    December     Full year
Total Passenger network activity 2018 2017 Variation   2018 2017 Variation
Passengers carried ('000s) 4,098 4,107 (0.2%)   51,449 51,249 0.4%
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 12,058 11,915 1.2%   147,729 144,941 1.9%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 14,293 13,884 2.9%   171,368 169,061 1.4%
Load factor (%) 84.4% 85.8% (1.5)   86.2% 85.7% 0.5

Long-haul              
Passengers carried ('000s) 1,336 1,320 1.2%   16,128 15,883 1.5%
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 9,831 9,679 1.6%   118,677 116,033 2.3%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 11,421 11,081 3.1%   135,650 133,177 1.9%
Load factor (%) 86.1% 87.3% (1.3)   87.5% 87.1% 0.4

Short and Medium-haul              
Passengers carried ('000s) 2,762 2,787 (0.9%)   35,321 35,365 (0.1%)
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 2,227 2,236 (0.4%)   29,052 28,908 0.5%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 2,873 2,803 2.5%   35,718 35,884 (0.5%)
Load factor (%) 77.5% 79.8% (2.2)   81.3% 80.6% 0.8

    December     Full year
Cargo activity 2018 2017 Variation   2018 2017 Variation
Revenue tonne-km (m RTK) 349 338 3.3%   3,808 3,753 1.5%
Available tonne-km (m ATK) 598 597 0.1%   7,126 6,974 2.2%
Load factor (%) 58.4% 56.5% 1.8   53.4% 53.8% (0.4)

KLM activity

    December     Full year
Total Passenger network activity 2018 2017 Variation   2018 2017 Variation
Passengers carried ('000s) 2,688 2,509 7.2%   34,170 32,689 4.5%
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 8,729 8,269 5.6%   107,676 103,487 4.0%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 10,036 9,616 4.4%   120,815 117,066 3.2%
Load factor (%) 87.0% 86.0% 1.0   89.1% 88.4% 0.7

Long-haul              
Passengers carried ('000s) 937 895 4.8%   11,307 10,878 3.9%
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 7,276 6,908 5.3%   88,242 84,690 4.2%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 8,291 7,967 4.1%   98,307 95,162 3.3%
Load factor (%) 87.8% 86.7% 1.1   89.8% 89.0% 0.8

Short and Medium-haul              
Passengers carried ('000s) 1,751 1,614 8.5%   22,863 21,811 4.8%
Revenue pax-kilometers (m RPK) 1,452 1,361 6.7%   19,433 18,796 3.4%
Available seat-kilometers (m ASK) 1,745 1,649 5.8%   22,508 21,904 2.8%
Load factor (%) 83.2% 82.5% 0.7   86.3% 85.8% 0.5

    December     Full year
Cargo activity 2018 2017 Variation   2018 2017 Variation
Revenue tonne-km (m RTK) 417 418 (0.1%)   4,849 4,843 0.1%
Available tonne-km (m ATK) 611 613 (0.4%)   7,239 7,380 (1.9%)
Load factor (%) 68.3% 68.2% 0.2   67.0% 65.6% 1.4
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