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Air France sails on sight with Omicron

2022-01-04T17:49:34.583Z

The company does not rule out extending the partial activity agreement to the first half of 2023. For the moment, all is not so bad for Air France. " In January, we forecast a level of activity at 79% of that of 2019 ", underlines the company. Much more than the 62% at the end of September. And, despite the explosion in Covid cases, the air carrier has not had to cancel flights because of an inflation of patients on its staff. A performance compared to its competitors: due to the weakness of



For the moment, all is not so bad for Air France.

"

In January, we forecast a level of activity at 79% of that of 2019

", underlines the company.

Much more than the 62% at the end of September.

And, despite the explosion in Covid cases, the air carrier has not had to cancel flights because of an inflation of patients on its staff.

A performance compared to its competitors: due to the weakness of reservations, Ryanair reduced its capacity by 33% during the holidays and doubled its loss forecast for its 2021-2022 fiscal year.

For its part, Lufthansa has given up making 33,000 flights this winter.

And, to keep its airport slots, it kept 18,000 too little filled.

A problem which does not affect Air France.

"

We have never flown empty and we will not

," says the company.

"

Air France is less affected by the effects of Omicron than other companies because travel restrictions are less severe in France than elsewhere

", explains Yann Derocles ...

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Source: lefigaro

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