Air France-KLM and the CMA CGM today announced that they have signed a long-term strategic partnership in the air cargo market.
This partnership will see both parties combine their complementary cargo networks, full freighter capacity and dedicated services in order to build an even more competitive offer thanks to the unrivalled know-how and global footprint of Air France-KLM and CMA CGM.
Air France-KLM and CMA CGM will join and exclusively operate the full-freighter aircraft capacity of the respective airlines consisting of:
- 10 full-freighter aircraft
- 12 additional freighter aircraft on order
- Over 160 long-haul aircraft from Air France-KLM´s belly capacity
The partnership will leverage both partners´ respective global sales teams, presenting one voice to the customer.
As part of this long-term partnership, CMA CGM intends to take up to 9% of Air France-KLM´s ex-post share capital, becoming a new reference shareholder in Air France-KLM.