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Air France becomes latest airline to join Boeing Dreamliner club

Air France becomes latest airline to join Boeing Dreamliner club

7 hours ago Airline News

Boeing and AerCap have delivered the first 787 to Air France. The airplane, a 787-9, signifies the delivery of AerCap’s 50th Dreamliner and will be deployed on Air France’s Paris to Cairo route starting in January. The airplane is also the 500th 787 produced on Boeing’s production lines.

Uncertain environment bites into Air France-KLM revenues

Uncertain environment bites into Air France-KLM revenues

27th Jul 2016 Airline News

Air France-KLM has pointed to a deteriorating global situation for a fall in profits during the second quarter of 2016. The group reported a five per cent fall in revenue to €6.22 billion for the three months to June 30th when compared with the same period last year.

Air Astana signs codeshare deal with Air France-KLM

Air Astana signs codeshare deal with Air France-KLM

3rd Feb 2016 Airline News

Air Astana and two of Europe’s leading airlines, Air France and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, have deepened their cooperation by signing a codeshare agreement for flights between Astana and Paris operated by Air Astana. Effective for flights from March 11th 2016, this three times a week service will now carry the marketing code of both KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Air France.

Airlines for Europe launches in Amsterdam

Airlines for Europe launches in Amsterdam

Airlines for Europe, Europe’s new airline association, has officially been launched at an EU Aviation Summit in Amsterdam. The new association has been founded by Europe’s five largest airline groups – Air France KLM, easyJet, International Airlines Group, Lufthansa Group, Ryanair – to represent the interests of its members when dealing with the EU institutions, international organisations and national governments on European aviation issues.

Air France managers forced to flee irate employees

Air France managers forced to flee irate employees

5th Oct 2015 Airline News

Two Air France managers have been chased from a meeting with employees following a disagreement over job cuts. Human resources manager Xavier Broseta and senior official Pierre Plissonnier has their shirts torn from them as they clambered over a fence to escape irate workers.

KLM flies into George Best airport in Belfast

KLM flies into George Best airport in Belfast

6th Jan 2015 Airline News

One of Europe’s largest airline groups, Air France KLM, is to commence operations from Northern Ireland. George Best Belfast City Airport is the only airport in the UK or Ireland included in expansion plans announced today by KLM Royal Dutch Airlines who will commence a daily service to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport from May 2015.

Air France signs Indian Ocean codeshare deal with Air Austral

Air France signs Indian Ocean codeshare deal with Air Austral

16th Dec 2014 Airline News

Air France and Air Austral have signed a codeshare agreement allowing customers to travel between Europe and the Indian Ocean via Paris-Charles de Gaulle and St. Denis de la Reunion. This partnership is in addition to the previous Interline agreement signed in April 2014 between Air France and Air Austral, and increases the choice of destinations between the Indian Ocean and Europe.

Airbnb launches long-term deal with KLM

Airbnb launches long-term deal with KLM

15th Dec 2014 Airline News Hotel News

After the success of the KLM aircraft apartment competition, KLM and Airbnb have announced that they will be entering into a long-term partnership. To mark the start of the collaboration, KLM and Airbnb created a competition to win a stay in a KLM aircraft apartment at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, with three lucky winners staying in the KLM plane apartment.

Air France bows to union pressure over Transavia expansion

Air France bows to union pressure over Transavia expansion

25th Sep 2014 Airline News

Attempts to return Air France to sustained profitability suffered a significant setback today, as the flag-carrier bowed to union pressure over plans to develop its Transavia subsidiary outside of France. Pilots at Air France have been out on strike for ten days over perceived threat to their positions after the airline revealed plans to expand the low-cost subsidiary.