Latest KLM Stories

2008-10-03 09:00:23

By Deepa Babington and Tim Hepher Lobbying by Italian unions and politicians appears to be tipping the scales toward Lufthansa and hobbling Air France-KLM in the battle for a slice of Alitalia, which narrowly escaped liquidation last week.

2008-09-29 21:00:24

By Nicole Lange; Patrick McGroarty COLOGNE, Germany - Armed German police boarded a plane minutes before takeoff Friday and arrested a pair of ethnic Somalis who they say wrote a suicide note proclaiming their desire to fight in a holy war and die in a terrorist attack.

2008-09-29 06:00:25

NEWS FACTS: Ethoca, the leader in collaborative fraud management, today announces that transavia.com, a leading European web-based flight brand (an Air France-KLM subsidiary), has joined the Global Fraud-Fighting Community.

2008-09-26 09:00:27

AIRLINE carrier flyglobespan will sit down for a delayed meeting today with Durham Tees Valley Airport bosses to discuss future scheduling. There had been speculation that the overdue talks were a sign that the carrier was to pull its services to six European destinations.

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.

2008-09-25 09:00:36

Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has called upon key players to hopefully clinch a last-minute deal to rescue Alitalia, as Italy's civil aviation authority ENAC has threatened to scrap the struggling airline's operating license.

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.

2008-09-15 12:00:22

By Andrew Picken THOUSANDS of passengers at Edinburgh Airport are set to speed up their journey through check-in with the delivery of new self- service kiosks. Airport bosses have installed ten of the terminals in a bid to tackle the queues.

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.

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.

Word of the Day
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.