EUROPE: April load factor steady for Air France-KLM

Air France-KLM said cargo traffic saw a 3.5 per cent increase for April while passenger traffic rose 2.6 per cent, but load factor slipped 2.3 percentage points to 80 per cent as capacity increased by 5.4 per cent. In April the group’s cargo load factor edged up 0.1 point to 67.6 per cent, as traffic […]


Air France-KLM said cargo traffic saw a 3.5 per cent increase for April while passenger traffic rose 2.6 per cent, but load factor slipped 2.3 percentage points to 80 per cent as capacity increased by 5.4 per cent.

In April the group’s cargo load factor edged up 0.1 point to 67.6 per cent, as traffic rose by 3.5 per cent and capacity was up 3.4 per cent. Th e group carried 125,070 tonnes of cargo, a 2.6 per cent year-on-year increase.

"Robust unit revenues linked to a favourable mix between business and leisure traffic off set more modest growth in activity," the airline said.