Air France-KLM April Passenger Statistics: Summary

May 14 (Bloomberg) -- Following is a summary of the April passenger traffic and capacity statistics from Air France-KLM Group:

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                             April   April      YoY       YtD       YtD      YoY
                              2013    2012   Change      2013      2012   Change
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Passengers (000)          
 Total                       6,638   6,515     1.9%    23,965    23,978    -0.1%
  Europe                     4,665   4,565     2.2%    16,324    16,314     0.1%
  Americas                     798     784     1.8%     2,852     2,874    -0.8%
  Asia                         500     469     6.6%     1,930     1,886     2.3%
  Africa and MidEast           405     412    -1.6%     1,666     1,679    -0.7%
  Caribbean & Indian Ocean     270     285    -5.5%     1,193     1,225    -2.6%

ASK* (million)            
 Total                      22,589  21,960     2.9%    86,107    85,350     0.9%
  Europe                     5,022   4,999     0.5%    18,312    18,405    -0.5%
  Americas                   7,141   6,846     4.3%    25,900    25,773     0.5%
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                             April   April      YoY       YtD       YtD      YoY
                              2013    2012   Change      2013      2012   Change
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ASK* (million)            
  Asia                       5,252   4,828     8.8%    20,020    18,888     6.0%
  Africa and MidEast         2,876   2,820     2.0%    11,876    11,802     0.6%
  Caribbean & Indian Ocean   2,299   2,467    -6.8%     9,999    10,482    -4.6%

RPK** (million)           
 Total                      18,707  18,285     2.3%    70,836    70,019     1.2%
  Europe                     3,836   3,805     0.8%    13,190    13,169     0.2%
  Americas                   6,214   6,022     3.2%    22,517    22,422     0.4%
  Asia                       4,458   4,119     8.2%    17,067    16,144     5.7%
  Africa and MidEast         2,251   2,271    -0.9%     9,400     9,357     0.5%
  Caribbean & Indian Ocean   1,948   2,067    -5.7%     8,661     8,927    -3.0%

Load Factor***(%)         
 Total                       82.8%   83.3%  -0.4pts     82.3%     82.0%   0.2pts
  Europe                     76.4%   76.1%   0.3pts     72.0%     71.6%   0.5pts
  Americas                   87.0%   88.0%  -1.0pts     86.9%     87.0%  -0.1pts
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                             April   April      YoY       YtD       YtD      YoY
                              2013    2012   Change      2013      2012   Change
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  Asia                       84.9%   85.3%  -0.4pts     85.3%     85.5%  -0.2pts
  Africa and MidEast         78.3%   80.5%  -2.3pts     79.1%     79.3%  -0.1pts
  Caribbean & Indian Ocean   84.7%   83.8%   1.0pts     86.6%     85.2%   1.5pts
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NOTE: Figures are preliminary and can be subsequently revised.
      * = Available Seat Kilometer (ASKs) is the number of seats
      available multiplied by the number of kilometers flown.
      ** = Revenue Passenger-Kilometers
      *** = Load Factor measures the capacity utilization or number
      of seats used out of the total available.

Source: Air France KLM

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