EUROPE & CIS: AF-KLM follows Lufthansa in announcing hefty rate hikes
Following closely on the heels of Lufthansa CargoÃ¢â‚¬™s recent announcement that it will raise its rates by 25 per cent, Air France-KLM Cargo has followed suit with a similar announcement of rate hikes. In a nearly identical move by AF-KLM, the Franco-Dutch carrier announced via an email to its customers that it would increase its […]
October 1, 2009
By PLA Editor
In a nearly identical move by AF-KLM, the Franco-Dutch carrier announced via an email to its customers that it would increase its rates by as much as 30 per cent from next month. Ã¢â‚¬Å“The results of Air France Cargo-KLM Cargo are under severe pressure given the extraordinary market conditions faced by our industry.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“In this economic environment, and in order to maintain our contribution to the airfreight supply chain, in terms of capacity and services, Air France Cargo- KLM Cargo is now forced to increase its freight rates by 20 to 30 per cent as of early October.Ã¢â‚¬Â