2018 Air France - KLM report: 101.4 million passengers transported
The year 2018 comes with a new record set by the Air France group - KLM. The airlines, which are part of Air France - KLM Group, carried 101.4 million passengers. There was an increase of 2.8% compared to 2017, when 98.7 million passengers were transported.
We remind you that Air France - KLM Group includes airlines: Air France, KLM, HOP! and Transavia.
101.4 million passengers carried by Air France - KLM Group
Air France and HOP! Together carried 51.4 millions of passengers, up 0.4% compared to 2017. Long-haul flights increased by 1.5%, while short- and medium-haul flights saw a very small decrease (0.1%).
KLM performed better in 2018, carrying 34.2 millions of passengers, up 4.5% from the previous year. Thanks to this evolution, Amsterdam Schiphol International Airport has exceeded the 71 threshold of millions of passengers served.
KLM recorded increases of 4.8% on short and medium flights, respectively of 3.9% on long-haul flights. KLM also registered an increase of 0.7% in freight transport.
But Transavia, the low-cost company of the Franco-Dutch group, had the best evolution. The increase was 7.1% compared to 2017, carrying in 2018, 15.8 million passengers, with over 1 million more than the previous year.