Air France KLM - updates

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Virus prompts Air France-KLM to ditch A380s

May 21, 2020 - 12:15 AM

Air France-KLM says it will switch to a newer generation of aircraft, including smaller Airbus A350 and Boeing 787 jets

JUMBO PLANE. A file photo of the Airbus A380 of Air France after landing in Cancun, Mexico on November 27, 2013. File photo by Elizabeth Ruiz/AFP

Air France-KLM plunges into 1.8-billion-euro loss as virus bites

May 07, 2020 - 8:10 PM

(UPDATED) Air France-KLM suffers a net loss of 1.8 billion euros ($1.94 billion) in January-March 2020, more than 5 times its loss in the same period in 2019

AIR FRANCE. A plane of the French airline parked at the Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport. Photo from Shutterstock

Air France-KLM sees more than 90% of planes grounded

Apr 09, 2020 - 8:40 PM

Air France-KLM will maintain only key routes from its two home hubs – Amsterdam-Schiphol and Paris-Charles de Gaulle

AIR FRANCE-KLM. A plane of the French-Dutch group. File photo by Bertrand Guay/AFP

Coronavirus could push airlines to merge, says Air France-KLM chief

Mar 04, 2020 - 1:40 AM

Air France-KLM head Benjamin Smith says the novel coronavirus may 'accelerate consolidation' of 'weak carriers around the world'

'CHALLENGING' MARKET. Air France-KLM faces challenges such as rising fuel costs. File photo by Bertrand Guay/AFP

Air France-KLM profits climb in 'challenging' market

Jul 31, 2019 - 8:40 PM

(UPDATED) Air France-KLM's operating profits reach 400 million euros ($446 million) in the 2nd quarter of 2019, up 15.6% from the same period last year

STRIKE. File photo of Air France plane is parked at Roissy-Charles-de-Gaulle airport, north of Paris. Photo by Bertrand Guay/AFP

Air France-KLM orders 60 new Airbus planes, plans A380 phaseout

Jul 31, 2019 - 1:05 PM

Air France-KLM says Airbus A220s would be cheaper to fly while also 'significantly reducing CO2 and noise emissions'

Image from Airbus

No Canadians: Air France unions insist on a French CEO

Aug 16, 2018 - 11:53 PM

Nine out of 10 Air France unions say it is 'inconceivable' that the company falls into the hands of a foreign executive

NO WAY. File photo of Air France-KLM planes. AFP Photo

Air France strike to affect half of long-haul flights

Feb 21, 2018 - 7:08 PM

Air France asks travellers to postpone trips at no extra cost

Europe 'big 5' airlines launch new alliance

Jan 21, 2016 - 1:27 PM

The Airlines for Europe A4E alliance calls for an end to excessive fees paid by travellers