Seven one-day strikes since February by workers demanding higher pay will cost Air France-KLM €170 million, the carrier disclosed this morning. 

Air France-KLM also said passenger numbers were up 5.4% last month to 8 million over March 2017.

The overall March load factor grew by 2.7 percentage points to 87.8%.

Air France passengers face more disruption today and tomorrow and other dates in April amid further strike action (see story).