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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...

2011-05-19 04:00:00

ATLANTA, PARIS and ROME, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The members of the leading trans-Atlantic joint venture - Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL), Air France KLM (OTC: AFLYY) and Alitalia - today announced a year-over-year 7 to 9 percent reduction in trans-Atlantic passenger capacity this fall between Europe and the United States and Canada, as the airlines respond to a significant increase in jet fuel prices and fluctuating seasonal demand. (Logo:...

2011-04-13 13:15:00

NEW YORK, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Netherlands Board of Tourism and Conventions (NBTC), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM) and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (Schiphol) announced today the launch of the Just be. In Holland. 10-City Bike Tour. From April 13 through May 1, NBTC and KLM are searching for two of the most engaging, fun and adventurous duos in the US or Canada to bike through Holland and share their adventures with other travelers through a daily video diary. (Logo:...

2011-04-06 09:45:00

AMSTERDAM, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyTeam has appointed Michael Wisbrun as its new managing director, replacing Marie-Joseph Male effective June 1, 2011. As head of the management team, based in the central office in Amsterdam, Michael Wisbrun will be responsible for implementing the future strategic plan as set forth by the SkyTeam Governing Board. Among the priorities outlined in the strategic plan are continued efforts to expand the SkyTeam network and enrich the alliance...

2011-03-25 09:24:00

MIAMI, March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) and the Air France-KLM Group (OTC: AFLYY) kick off a major international expansion this week with new flights connecting Florida with three major European cities: London, Paris and Amsterdam. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090520/CL20010LOGO) Delta will launch daily new nonstop service between Miami and London's Heathrow Airport on March 26. On March 27, KLM begins new nonstop flights between Miami and its...

2011-03-01 11:00:00

AMSTERDAM, ATLANTA, PARIS and ROME, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL), Air France, KLM and Alitalia today reached another significant milestone as trans-Atlantic joint-venture partners as they launched SkyBonus as the official corporate loyalty program for small and medium-size companies in North America, including Canada, the United States and Mexico. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO ) The new SkyBonus program in North America...

2011-02-07 07:00:00

Agreement links WestJet's network with Delta's global reach CALGARY and ATLANTA, Feb. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - WestJet and Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today announced the immediate start of an interline agreement. This agreement allows WestJet and Delta customers to purchase connecting flights on one ticket, receive boarding passes for all segments at their first check-in, and tag bags through to their final destination. Passengers now can connect between WestJet and Delta flights at more...


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