Archive for Air France/KLM

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines only airline to land during Hong Kong typhoon

Aug 23, 2017 No Comments by

Only one aircraft managed to land this morning 23 August 2017 during Hong Kong’s Typhoon Hato. According to an SCMP report, KLM Royal Dutch Airline’s flight KL887, a Boeing 747-406M (Combi) flying from Amsterdam-Schiphol (AMS), successfully landed during extreme weather conditions. These included winds reaching up to 113 km per hour. Ethiopian Airlines flight ET672 […]

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Air France-KLM acquires 31% stake in Virgin Atlantic

Jul 28, 2017 No Comments by

The Air France-KLM Group announced on Thursday 27 July 2017 they would acquire a 31 percent stake in Virgin Atlantic. The deal is worth around GBP 220 million. The Franco-Dutch group plans on investing around “over $1 billion of equity transactions with other airlines in what it described as a move to become the European […]

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Etihad looking at Alitalia stake

Jan 10, 2013 No Comments by

Eithad is looking at taking a stake in Alitalia. French business newspaper Les Echos reports without identfying sources that Etihad is prepared to buy shares held by minority shareholders. The Air France-KLM Group have a 25% shareholding in the Italian carrier. The pact preventing significant share trading/stake holding with Alitalia expires on 12 January 2013, […]

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Air New Zealand to suspend Hong Kong – Heathrow flights

Nov 05, 2012 No Comments

Air New Zealand will suspend HKG-LHR services from March 2013. As a consequence the LHR Cabin Crew base will be reduced by approximately 70 people. Capacity will be increased to LAX and SFO. Air NZ and Cathay Pacific will enter into a strategic partnership which will include code-sharing, reciprocity with lounges/frequent flyer benefits. Both carriers […]

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Jetstar and Air France/KLM form code-share agreement

Aug 20, 2012 1 Comment

As reported in Australia’s Travel Daily, Jetstar and Air France/KLM will enter into a code-share agreement with AF/KL placing their code on Jetstar’s services from the Gold Coast to Japan (NRT/KIX), offering customers from this region one stop service to Europe via the CDG and AMS hubs. Customers booked under the AF/KL flights on Jetstar […]

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