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2009-01-10 14:02:01

Air France-KLM is about to buy a stake in the Italian airline Alitalia following a meeting of the French-Dutch group's board of directors, sources say. The unidentified sources said the Air France-KLM board in Paris voted in favor of making an offer for an Alitalia share purchase Friday, the Italian news agency ANSA reported. KLM represents KLM Royal Dutch Airlines of the Netherlands. The new Alitalia board is to meet Monday to review the proposal, meaning no official word on the purchase...

2008-11-07 03:00:10

Air France and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines have reduced fuel surcharges on the tickets issued in France and The Netherlands due to the decrease in oil prices. Air France has reduced fuel surcharges by E2 per segment on domestic flights, E2 per segment on medium-haul flights, and E10 per segment on long-haul flights and very long-haul flights. KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has reduced fuel surcharges by E2 per segment on medium-haul flights, and E10 per segment on long-haul flights and very...

2008-09-25 21:00:26

Northwest Airlines today announced Paul Mifsud, vice president of government and legal affairs for its joint venture partner, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, is a recipient of the U.S. Federal Bar Association's "Transportation Lawyer of the Year" Award. Mifsud, an accomplished international aviation attorney and founder of the "Mifnet" online discussion forum, will receive the honor September 25th at the 2008 Federal Bar Association Reception in Washington, D.C. Mifsud's contribution to...

2008-09-19 17:02:55

Slowly but surely airlines are edging into online social networking, giving air travelers an opportunity to share experiences and maybe score some discounted airfares. In return, the airlines are developing a marvelous new marketing tool. A win-win? Maybe. As usual, U.S. carriers - which are preoccupied with battling high fuel prices and slackening demand for travel - face the fact that innovation is coming from overseas, where most major airlines are still solvent, if not...

2008-09-05 06:00:14

Franco-Dutch airline group Air France-KLM has announced reductions in fuel surcharge on the flights operated by its subsidiaries, Air France and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, as oil prices have fallen over a significant period. Air France has reduced its fuel surcharges to E2 per segment on domestic flights, E4 per segment on medium-haul flights, E10 per segment on long-haul flights and E14 per segment on very long-haul flights. KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, a subsidiary of Air France-KLM, has...

2008-09-05 06:00:14

Lufthansa Systems, a full-service IT provider for the airline and aviation sector, has announced that Air France and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will optimize their revenue accounting processes using its Sirax AirFinance Platform. According to Lufthansa Systems, the integrated IT solution will enable the two airlines to speed up their financial management processes and increase productivity. KLM is already a long-standing customer for Lido OC, the flight planning system from Lufthansa Systems....

2008-07-26 00:00:28

By Bonnie Pfister To the list of casualties of record-high oil prices, add the prospect of restoring direct air service between Pittsburgh and Europe anytime soon. KLM Royal Dutch Airlines -- which local officials have been wooing for at least two years -- has indefinitely postponed a decision on establishing service between its Amsterdam base and Pittsburgh International Airport, officials confirmed. The service would have been in conjunction with its U.S. partner, Northwest Airlines....

2008-07-04 15:00:31

IBS Software Services, a provider of new-generation IT solutions to the global travel industry, has signed an agreement to provide AvientCrew, its crew management solution to KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, the national airline of the Netherlands. The airline will utilize AvientCrew, to gradually replace their existing mainframe system, Incra, which has been handling the carrier's crew operations since the 1970's. AvientCrew is an intricately designed Crew Management system that optimizes crew...

2008-06-27 09:02:49

Air France and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines have entered into a plea agreement with the US Department of Justice to resolve allegations regarding anti-competitive practices by several cargo carriers with respect to air cargo shipments to and from the US, between May 2001 and February 2006. Under the terms of the plea agreement, the two companies have agreed to pay $350 million, corresponding to the provision made in this respect in the 2007-08 fiscal year. The Air France-KLM group has booked...

2007-09-27 18:00:23

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, in cooperation with its joint venture partner Northwest Airlines, today announced that it will begin daily nonstop service between Dallas-Fort Worth and Amsterdam, the Netherlands, beginning on March 30, 2008. In addition to providing the only nonstop service connecting Dallas-Fort Worth area travelers with one of Europe's most popular business and leisure destinations, the new route will provide convenient connections through KLM's hub at Amsterdam's...


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