KLM rejects pilot demands; pilots vow to ?take action?

Air Transport World  2018-08-21 15:43:00

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and its pilots have hit an impasse in their collective-labor agreement (CLA) talks, after carrier failed to agree to pilot demands by an Aug. 17 deadline.read more

Air France-KLM shares fall, Dutch pilots threaten to strike

Reuters  2018-08-17 10:45:09

Air France-KLM shares fell on Friday in response to the hostile reception from unions to the company's new boss Benjamin Smith, while the airline's Dutch pilots threatened to strike over working conditions.

Smith appointed chief executive at Air France-KLM

Breaking Travel News  2018-08-17 08:25:05

Current Air Canada chief operating officer Benjamin Smith has been selected by Air France-KLM as its next chief executive. Smith has played a major role at Air Canada over the past two decades, and becomes ...

Air France-KLM appoints first foreign CEO over union objections

Reuters  2018-08-16 19:59:16

Air France-KLM named Air Canada executive Benjamin Smith as its new boss on Thursday, opting for an outsider to steer the airline group through a fraught stand-off with unions at its French carrier.

Breaking News: Ben Smith appointed Air France-KLM CEO

Air Transport World  2018-08-16 18:31:00

Air Canada president airlines and COO Ben Smith has been appointed Air France-KLM CEO.read more

Dutch ATC communication glitch halts flights at Schiphol

Air Transport World  2018-08-15 16:20:00

A breakdown in communications between Dutch air traffic controllers and aircraft halted flights and caused delays Aug. 15 at Amsterdam Schiphol airport?one of the business in Europe and KLM?s hub. read ...

KLM pilots want labor agreement by Aug. 17

Air Transport World  2018-08-14 16:30:00

Pilots at Dutch carrier KLM have given the airline until Aug. 17 to agree a new collective labor agreement (CLA) or face industrial action.read more

Air France KLM board member criticizes Air Canada?s Smith as CEO choice

Air Transport World  2018-08-13 14:47:00

The pilot representative on Air France KLM?s board of directors has spoken out against the possibility of the group choosing Air Canada?s passenger airlines president and COO as its next chief executive, ...

Lead candidate to head Air France-KLM is Air Canada's COO: Le Monde

Reuters  2018-08-08 10:04:44

Air France-KLM's nominations committee has picked Benjamin Smith, Air Canada's chief operating officer, as its preferred candidate to head the airline, French newspaper Le Monde reported on Wednesday.

Air France-KLM, Air Europa to form joint venture

Air Transport World  2018-08-06 15:49:00

Air France-KLM and fellow SkyTeam member Air Europa intend to extend their existing codeshare into a joint venture (JV), covering flights between Europe and Central and South America.read more

Air France-KLM reports 1H net loss on strikes, fuel costs

Air Transport World  2018-08-01 16:38:00

Air France-KLM said the dispute with unions over pay has led it to post a net loss of ?159 million ($186 million) in the first half, reversed from a net profit of ?450 million the first half of the previous ...

AccorHotels drops plan to take Air France-KLM minority stake

Air Transport World  2018-07-26 13:25:00

French hotel group AccorHotels said it was no longer interested in buying a minority stake in Air France-KLM, just under two months after it confirmed an interest in the airline group. read more

Accor drops plans for Air France-KLM stake

Breaking Travel News  2018-07-26 08:49:09

Hotel giant AccorHotels has dropped plans for a potential stake in Air France-KLM. In June, as part of its strategy to develop its range of services in the travel space, Accor had stated it was considering ...

Air France-KLM, China Eastern expand JV

Air Transport World  2018-07-20 14:03:00

Air France-KLM and China Eastern Airlines have broadened their cooperation and extended their joint venture (JV) with new destinations on the passenger side and China Eastern selecting Air France-KLM?s ...

Air France-KLM and China Eastern Airlines broaden their joint venture

Reuters  2018-07-19 10:21:12

Air France-KLM and its stakeholder and business partner China Eastern Airlines announced plans on Thursday to broaden their joint venture to take in new routes.

Air France-KLM and Chinese partners create single JV

Air Transport World  2018-07-16 16:35:00

Air France-KLM, China Southern Airlines and XiamenAir said they were streamlining their two existing agreements into a single joint venture carrying some 1.25 million passengers per year between Europe ...

Air France-KLM creates single joint venture with Chinese partners

Reuters  2018-07-16 15:06:12

Air France, KLM , China Southern Airlines and Xiamen Airlines will merge their existing joint venture agreements, the Franco-Dutch airline group said on Monday.

The airport robot that scans your boarding pass, carries your luggage to your gate and even stops off for duty free

The New Zealand Herald  2018-07-12 23:31:35

Navigating an airport while trying to find your boarding gate and carrying heavy carry-on luggage can be stressful - even for frequent travellers.It's something that Dutch airline KLM recognises and hopes ...

Air France-KLM still without a CEO after nearly 2 months

Air Transport World  2018-07-11 17:14:00

Air France-KLM is nearing two months without a CEO, with a replacement for Jean-Marc Janaillac, who left May 15 following a bitter dispute with unions over pay, still to be found. read more

Norwegian regional Widerĝe increases overseas links

Air Transport World  2018-07-06 19:08:00

Norwegian regional carrier Widerĝe has signed a codeshare agreement with Air France. The move comes after Air France?s partner KLM initiated a similar arrangement with the Norwegian airline earlier this ...