Cargo is Air France's second largest activity. Before the crisis, it accounted for 8 to 10% of Air France's turnover, but at the beginning of 2021, it represents up to 50%.
Air France KLM Martinair Cargo is the Air France KLM Group's specialized air cargo service. It has a global network of 457 destinations on departure from the Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Amsterdam-Schiphol hubs.
AFKLMP Cargo has opened a dedicated Covid-19 vaccine transport service centre, available 24/7.
Air France KLM Martinair Cargo has set up a dedicated COVID service centre to handle all Covid-19 vaccine shipments. After a successful trial period in a few selected countries, this new service is now available 24/7 worldwide.
At Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Air France Cargo has one of the largest Cargo centres in Europe: the G1XL station, 130,000 sq. m, 1,200 pallet positions and 77% of the cargo handled in transit. The cargo station is equipped with the most advanced technologies, techniques and tools in the field. It also has modern facilities adapted to the needs of its customers, with temperature-controlled facilities for the processing of pharmaceutical products, an advanced storage platform close to the aircraft to anticipate loads and much more.
Air France-KLM Martinair Cargo focuses on offering hold capacity on its passenger aircraft, enabling it to carry 90% of its cargo. This capacity is complemented by all-cargo aircraft, which support the Group's recognized expertise in the transport of exceptional cargo and serve complementary stations. Air France-KLM also aims to increase its revenue by developing high value-added cargo, such as express freight and mail, which are expanding rapidly with e-commerce, the pharmaceutical sector and aerospace.
The two hubs at Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Amsterdam-Schiphol, which are among the top four European air cargo hubs, operate in tandem and offer complementarity and flexibility. Thanks to their ideal position in Europe, they allow all customers to access the Group's global network.
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The Boeing 777 freighter can carry up to 37 pallets and approximately 100 tons.
The Boeing 777-300 passenger aircraft can carry up to 14 pallets and approximately 45 tons.
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