KLM Group reports ‘record’ first half performance in 1H2018

    KLM Group, comprising KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Transavia, reported (09-Jul-2018) RPK growth of 5.4% year-on-year in 1H2018, while ASKs increased 4.2%. Load factor increased 1% for the group, while Transavia‘s load factor increased 2.9%. KLM president and CEO Pieter Elbers stated: “In 1H2018, a record growth of nearly one million passengers was realised compared to the same period last year”. The comparison between 1H2018 and 1H2014 shows an addition of 3.3 million passengers, Mr Elbers highlighted. [more – original PR – Dutch]