OCTOBER 2005 TRAFFIC
Passenger activity: further strong increase in both traffic (up 8.9%) and load factor (up 2.2 points to 81.7%)
With load factor improving by 2.2 points to 81.7%, Air France-KLM posted a further strong performance in
October. Activity remained extremely robust with traffic increasing by 8.9% on 6.0% higher capacity. Air France-KLM carried over 6 million passengers (up 5.3%).
The Americas posted a strong rise in both traffic and capacity, which were up 14.3% and 13.3% respectively.
Load factor stood at the good level of 86.8% (up 0.8 points).
Asia saw a further strong improvement in load factor (up 4.8 points to 88.2%), as traffic increased by 10.6% on 4.6% higher capacity.
On the Africa & Middle-East routes, traffic grew 4.3% while capacity increased by 7.2%. Load factor slipped 2.0 points to 75.7% On the Caribbean & Indian Ocean sector, traffic increased by 1.8% on stable capacity (-0.3%). Load factor improved by 1.7 points to 82.9%.
On the European network, activity remained buoyant with traffic increasing by 5.8% on a slight rise in capacity (up 0.7%). Load factor rose significantly (up 3.4 points) to reach the high level of 71.9%.
October saw further improvement in cargo activity with a rise in traffic (up 3.7%) for the third consecutive month. As capacity increased by 7.4%, cargo load factor slipped 2.5 points to 68.4%.
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