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Air France-KLM March, Q1 Passenger Traffic Rises - Quick Facts

Franco-Dutch airline Air France-KLM (AFRAF.PK) on Tuesday said its traffic for March increased 6.8 percent and capacity grew 1.8 percent, benefited from a favorable comparison basis due to the Japanese tsunami and the political crisis in Ivory Coast last year.

Passenger activity grew to 18.34 billion revenue pax-kilometers or RPK from last year's 17.17 billion RPK. Capacity was 22.22 billion available seat-kilometers. The load factor improved 3.8 points to 82.5 percent and the airline carried 6.37 million passengers in March, up 6.3 percent from the prior year.

Unit revenue per available seat kilometer ex-currency improved in a context of a sharp rise in the fuel price.

Meanwhile, cargo traffic declined 3.4 percent in March to 995 revenue tonne-km and capacity edged down 0.6 percent to 1,438 available tonne-km. Load factor also dropped 2 points to 69.2 percent.

In the first quarter, passenger traffic grew 5.5 percent to 51.73 billion RPK and capacity increased 1.6 percent to 63.39 billion ASK. The number of passengers grew 5.6 percent to 17.46 million and load factor grew 3.1 points to 81.6 percent.

by RTT Staff Writer

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