Air France-KLM December Passenger Statistics: Summary

Jan. 8 (Bloomberg) -- Following is a summary of the December passenger traffic and capacity statistics from Air France-KLM Group:

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                              Dec.    Dec.      YoY       YtD       YtD      YoY
                              2013    2012   Change      2013      2012   Change
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Passengers (000)          
 Total                       6,206   5,987     3.7%    78,444    77,448     1.3%
  Europe                     4,169   4,008     4.0%    53,887    53,301     1.1%
  Americas                     782     733     6.6%     9,895     9,715     1.8%
  Asia                         483     490    -1.4%     6,095     5,971     2.1%
  Africa and MidEast           464     452     2.8%     5,219     5,137     1.6%
  Caribbean & Indian Ocean     309     304     1.5%     3,349     3,325     0.7%

ASK* (million)            
 Total                      22,417  21,964     2.1%   273,318   269,298     1.5%
  Europe                     4,468   4,568    -2.2%    57,930    59,036    -1.9%
  Americas                   7,020   6,602     6.3%    87,332    85,315     2.4%
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                              Dec.    Dec.      YoY       YtD       YtD      YoY
                              2013    2012   Change      2013      2012   Change
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ASK* (million)            
  Asia                       5,040   5,038     0.0%    63,134    60,519     4.3%
  Africa and MidEast         3,200   3,095     3.4%    36,233    35,388     2.4%
  Caribbean & Indian Ocean   2,688   2,661     1.0%    28,689    29,040    -1.2%

RPK** (million)           
 Total                      18,551  17,973     3.2%   228,863   223,889     2.2%
  Europe                     3,331   3,209     3.8%    44,345    43,937     0.9%
  Americas                   6,144   5,769     6.5%    77,194    75,323     2.5%
  Asia                       4,205   4,235    -0.7%    54,006    51,947     4.0%
  Africa and MidEast         2,621   2,549     2.8%    29,066    28,527     1.9%
  Caribbean & Indian Ocean   2,250   2,210     1.8%    24,252    24,155     0.4%

Load Factor***(%)         
 Total                       82.8%   81.8%   0.9pts     83.7%     83.1%   0.6pts
  Europe                     74.5%   70.2%   4.3pts     76.6%     74.4%   2.1pts
  Americas                   87.5%   87.4%   0.1pts     88.4%     88.3%   0.1pts
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                              Dec.    Dec.      YoY       YtD       YtD      YoY
                              2013    2012   Change      2013      2012   Change
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  Asia                       83.4%   84.1%  -0.6pts     85.5%     85.8%  -0.3pts
  Africa and MidEast         81.9%   82.4%  -0.5pts     80.2%     80.6%  -0.4pts
  Caribbean & Indian Ocean   83.7%   83.1%   0.7pts     84.5%     83.2%   1.4pts
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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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