Air France promises massive boost to operating profit; simplified fleet and more premium capacity out to 2024 are key to this strategy

“Simplification” was the word of the day at Air France-KLM’s investor day presentation. Simplification of fleets, simplification of operations, simplification of brands to improve efficiency…..

Air France to offset its domestic emissions and will debut bigger baggage bins on its single-aisle aircraft as it moves to meet changing traveller habits

There have been increasing calls in France, like some other European countries, for a modal shift from air to rail for domestic journeys. While, such…..

Are the Dutch and the French get closer or further apart as it emerges Royal Schiphol Group may increase its stake in Groupe ADP?

The Dutch government’s sudden and unexpected acquisition of a 13% stake in Air France-KLM in Feb-2019, prompted the French government to accuse the Dutch one…..

The Dutch buy a 12.7% stake in Air France-KLM: Is the government’s decision really all that ‘incomprehensible’ and ‘unexpected’?

 A week after Air France-KLM released its full year 2018 results, the Netherlands’ government moved to acquire a 12.68% stake in the Franco-Dutch airline group,…..

Le destin tragique de Joon: Millennial carrier set to be integrated back into Air France as trust rebuilds with unions

Air France has announced it will begin looking at ways to close Joon, its ill-fated hybrid carrier aimed at “young working clientele” (aka ‘millennials’) launched…..

Blockchain emerges as a priority technology for research among airlines and airports in 2018

Blockchain is fast emerging as the priority technology for future exploration among airport and airline CIOs globally, attracting the most research attention in 2018. This…..

Air France-KLM follows Lufthansa down Winding Tree path for blockchain technology

Air France-KLM has followed its rival Lufthansa Group by partnering with Winding Tree to develop blockchain technology in the travel industry. The aim of this…..

Airline Insight: Transavia France

Each day this year The Blue Swan Daily uses the extensive insights available to CAPA – Centre for Aviation members to deliver a data snapshot on the…..

Airline Insight: Air France

Each day this year The Blue Swan Daily uses the extensive insights available to CAPA – Centre for Aviation members to deliver a data snapshot on the…..

Developing Europe – Latin America market becoming a key battlefield for Europe’s airline leaders

The formation of LATAM Airlines Group from the amalgamation of South American heavyweights LAN Airlines and TAM Airlines has established a major force in the…..

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