Latest Air France-KLM Stories

2011-07-12 07:39:00

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Embraer delivered 25 commercial and 23 executive jets in the second quarter of 2011 (2Q11), closing out the first six months of the year with 45 commercial jets and 31 executive jets delivered. On June 30, 2011, the firm order backlog totaled USD 15.8 billion. Deliveries by Segment 2Q11 2011 Commercial Aviation 25 45 ERJ 145 2 2...

2011-07-01 08:00:00

DETROIT, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today begins nonstop service between Detroit and Beijing, expanding its Asian gateway in Detroit with flights to a third city in China. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101123/CL04792LOGO ) The flight will operate five days each week on 269-seat Boeing 777 aircraft featuring full flat-bed seats in BusinessElite, as well as Delta's new Economy Comfort class, which offers additional legroom and early boarding....

2011-06-23 05:20:00

Dutch airline KLM said on Wednesday that it will use a biofuel generated from used cooking oil to power over 200 commercial flights between Paris and Amsterdam. The company said in a statement that using the fuel involved no technical changes to its aircraft. "There will be 50 percent traditional kerosene and 50 percent biofuel extracted from used cooking oil," KLM spokesman Gedi Schrijver told AFP. The spokesman said KLM is the first airline to use this type of fuel in commercial flights....

2011-06-20 08:00:00

PARIS, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PARIS AIR SHOW -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) has been selected by KLM, transavia.com to supply wheels and carbon brakes for all new Boeing 737 Next Generation aircraft deliveries and to retrofit 737 NG in-service aircraft. The airline's first carbon brake equipped 737 NG aircraft is scheduled for delivery in August 2011 with retrofits beginning thereafter. Goodrich carbon brakes have now been selected by nine 737 Next Generation customers...

2011-06-15 12:37:00

NEW YORK, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has today unveiled a Boeing 777-200 airplane exterior wrapped in a selection of 3,965 crowd-sourced tile images and uplifting quotes. This world-first event follows a global social media campaign developed by Tribal DDB Amsterdam to generate crowd-sourced uploads of consumers' photos, a selection of which is now gracing the outside of a real Boeing 777-200 airplane currently en route from Amsterdam to Atlanta. The "Tile &...

2011-05-31 12:26:00

' SEATTLE, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) today announced Skymark Airlines as the newest airline to join the Boeing 737 Component Services Program (CSP), a move that will help the airline reduce its spare parts costs, an important advantage in the low-cost carrier marketplace. In addition to reducing costs, the program will help Skymark enhance efficiency and improve spare parts availability. The program can help airlines save as much as 30 percent on inventory, repair and...

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