Air France News Stories
June 19, 2013
Airbus sealed a long-awaited order for 25 A350-900 aircraft from Air France-KLM worth USD$7.2 billion at list prices after Rolls-Royce and the airline reached a deal over engine maintenance.
June 12, 2013
French air traffic controllers walked off the job on Tuesday, grounding one flight in four across the country in a protest against EU plans for civil airspace changes.
June 11, 2013
French air traffic controllers walked off the job at the start of a three-day strike on Tuesday, grounding hundreds of flights across the country in a Europe-wide protest against the European Union's plans for civil airspace changes.
May 16, 2013
Dnata, the airline services arm of Emirates, has bought out Air France-KLM's stake in an Italian joint venture catering business, Dnata said in a statement on Thursday.
May 14, 2013
Air France-KLM said on Tuesday that passenger traffic rose 2.3 percent in April, lifted by new routes to the Americas.
May 3, 2013
Air France-KLM reported a narrower operating loss in the first quarter and confirmed downward pressure on unit costs and debt, but stopped short of giving detailed financial forecasts for the year.
April 11, 2013
Air France-KLM said it is in talks with Airbus about postponing deliveries of the next A380s it has on order by several months as it tries to rein in spending and reduce debt.
March 29, 2013
Airlines should charge obese passengers more, a Norwegian economist has suggested, arguing that "pay as you weigh" pricing would bring health, financial and environmental dividends.
March 25, 2013
Air France-KLM chairman and chief executive Jean-Cyril Spinetta will hand over the reins of the Franco-Dutch carrier to Air France division head Alexandre de Juniac on July 1.
March 21, 2013
Air France-KLM chief executive Jean-Cyril Spinetta plans to quit nine months before the scheduled end of his mandate, La Tribune reported on Thursday.
February 22, 2013
Air France-KLM expects to sign a definitive order for a long-delayed purchase of Airbus A350 long-range jets "during 2013", chief executive Jean-Cyril Spinetta told a news conference on Friday.
February 22, 2013
Air France-KLM trimmed its operating loss last year as it filled a record proportion of its plane capacity and raised prices on North Atlantic routes.
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