What is Air France-Klm?
Air France-Klm or Air France-Klm Group is a company that was born from the merger between Air France and KLM in 2004 and incorporated under French Law. It has offices in multiple locations in France and the Netherlands with its main office located at the Charles de Gaulle Airport in Tremblay-en-France. The company provides air transportation services. Its main business activities fall within one of the three main areas – passenger transport, cargo transport and aeronautical maintenance. Also, the company provides travel booking, freight transportation, aircraft maintenance and pilot-training services.
Air France and its subsidiary connect destinations from Europe to nearly 200 destinations worldwide in more than 90 countries. Air France-Klm is listed on the European stock exchange (Euronext) under the symbol “AF”. The company provides its services through a network of wholly-owned airlines.
Air France-KLM group consists of a network of wholly-owned airlines including HOP!, KLM Cityhopper, transavia.com, transavia.com France, Martinair and Joon. Also, Air France-Klm has a minority interest in multiple companies (Alitalia, Air Corsica, Air Calédonie, Air Mauritius, Air Tahiti and others).
Past performance of Air France shares price
The daily price chart shows that Air France value has moved in a chaotic manner for nearly a decade. In the past decade the stock recorded two major bottoms in January 2012 and early August 2020 when Air France shares price depreciated down to €3.56 and €3.34 respectively. It went beyond the €10 mark on multiple occasions with its decade high price of €14,33 at the beginning of January 2018.
Also, the value of these shares may fluctuate even up to 10 per cent within a single trading day. In comparison, 5 per cent fluctuations may be experienced more often depending on the relevant news and announcements.
How to invest in Air France stock
Traders with different levels of available capital can invest in Air France stock through a variety of methods. The most obvious and widely known way is to purchase the shares directly from the European Stock Exchange, where the company is listed. However, your profit would depend on the available investment capital and there will be different fees which increase the transaction costs.
Derivative instruments such as futures, forwards and options can also be used to invest in Air France stock. However, traders should fully understand the features of these instruments and the way they function.
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