Air France-KLM Group

By Helen Massy-Beresford, Adrian Schofield, Christine Boynton, Lori Ranson
Digital advances help airlines capitalize on seat choices, onboard sales and more.
Airlines & Lessors

By Helen Massy-Beresford
Carriers say sustainable aviation fuel mandates are not enough and call for incentives to keep up with the U.S. and other competitors.
Sustainability

By Victoria Moores
Air France-KLM CEO Benjamin Smith wants airlines that overfly Russia to be banned from landing in Europe.
Airlines & Lessors

By Kurt Hofmann
SAS Scandinavia Airlines has received U.S. Bankruptcy Court approval for its reorganization plan and now expects to emerge from Chapter 11 in mid-2024.
Airlines & Lessors

By Antoine Fafard
Half of the six leading European carriers have now surpassed passenger levels from the same period in 2019.
Airlines & Lessors

By Angus Batey
The high costs of power-to-liquid sustainable aviation fuel are preventing the technology from moving forward.
Emerging Technologies

By Helen Massy-Beresford
It may turn out that a deal that took the industry by surprise when it was announced in late 2023 could be the first to take a concrete consolidation step.
Airlines & Lessors

By Helen Massy-Beresford, Jens Flottau
North Atlantic strength boosts IAG’s margin while Air France-KLM sees potential in SAS acquisition.
Airlines & Lessors

By Helen Massy-Beresford
Air France-KLM expects group capacity, including low-cost unit Transavia, to increase 5% year-on-year in 2024.
Airlines & Lessors

By Helen Massy-Beresford
European Commission scrutiny and political upheaval are slowing plans for airline consolidation in the region.
Airlines & Lessors

By Helen Massy-Beresford
The two parties said the strategic arrangement launched in April 2023 had not been able to reach its full potential because of regulatory constraints.
Airlines & Lessors

By Helen Massy-Beresford
Connectivity for far-flung overseas French destinations is a major focus for the country’s smaller airlines.
Airlines & Lessors

By Victoria Moores
European carriers tack through myriad challenges.
Airlines & Lessors

By Victoria Moores
The court's decision was made following a legal challenge brought by Ryanair and its sister company Malta Air.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

By Helen Massy-Beresford
The move comes as the airline pushes ahead with its strategic plan, including fleet renewal and growth through alliances and M&A, executives said Dec. 14.
Airlines & Lessors

By Christine Boynton, Helen Massy-Beresford
Carriers are looking for optimizations in the year ahead while keeping a close eye on costs, as post-pandemic growth settles into a measured pace.
Airlines & Lessors

By Helen Massy-Beresford
Air France-KLM group has announced a new strategy and transformation head for the group and a new CFO for KLM Royal Dutch Airlines.
Airlines & Lessors

By Helen Massy-Beresford
The decision marks a step forward in the airline’s efforts to exit its financing solicitation process.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

By Helen Massy-Beresford
Air France-KLM says it will invest $4.7 million in SAF producer DG Fuels, which plans to produce SAF from biomass using a carbon-conversion technology.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Helen Massy-Beresford
Air France-KLM reports results for a third quarter marked by activity, including the announcement of plans to take a 20% stake in SAS Scandinavian Airlines.
Airlines & Lessors

By David Casey
Many questions about the consequences of the deal remain unanswered, including the fate of SAS’ three hubs in the capital cities of Denmark, Norway and Sweden.
Airlines & Lessors

By Victoria Moores
Finnair CEO Topi Manner believes Air France-KLM’s plan to acquire up to 19.9% of Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) will have a “somewhat neutral” impact on Finnair.
Airlines & Lessors

By Helen Massy-Beresford
Bootsma is exiting at a pivotal time for Air France-KLM, which recently agreed to buy a stake in Scandinavian airline SAS.
Airlines & Lessors

By Graham Warwick
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.
Aerospace

By Helen Massy-Beresford
The Franco-Dutch airline has also said it is interested in TAP Air Portugal as Europe’s airline industry consolidates.
Airlines & Lessors