Activity impacted by crises in Japan, the Middle East and Africa. Stable unit revenues. Revenues up by 8.7%. Reduction in unit cost (on a constant currency and fuel price basis). Reduction in long-haul capacity growth for Winter 2011 to 2.7%
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will begin serving meals on a new service for World Business Class passengers effective 27 March 2011
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will operate its first flight to Kigali in Rwanda
AIR FRANCE KLM has been confirmed Leader for sustainable development for 2010 and remains in the two Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes – DJSI World and DJSI Europe for the sixth year running.
With effect from the start of the new winter schedule on 31 October 2010, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will launch scheduled service between Amsterdam and Kigali International Airport in Rwanda. Kigali will then become KLM’s 64th intercontinental destination.
In March, the passenger and cargo businesses each showed a further marked recovery both in terms of traffic and unit revenues. Even though unit revenues were significantly above last year’s level, including in premium class, they remained below the levels achieved in March 2008.