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  • Air France-KLM hopeful of reviving European low-cost plan


    Ambitions for a pan-European low-cost carrier persist at Air France-KLM, despite the group having abandoned its plan to build up its Transavia subsidiary as a budget airline with bases outside France and the Netherlands.


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  • Air France-KLM hopeful of reviving European low-cost plan

    News | 29 Oct 2014 16:59 | Michael Gubisch

    Ambitions for a pan-European low-cost carrier persist at Air France-KLM, despite the group having abandoned its plan to build up its Transavia subsidiary as a budget airline with bases outside France and the Netherlands.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Air-France-KLM-hopeful-of-reviving-European-low-cost-plan-405394/
  • Finance chief: Air France-KLM 'lost a lot' through Alitalia stake

    News | 29 Oct 2014 15:39 | Michael Gubisch

    Air France-KLM concedes it lost "a lot of money" as a result of its shareholding in Alitalia, but insists the Italian flag carrier will remain a lucrative partner for its network.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Finance-chief-Air-France-KLM-lost-a-lot-through-Alitalia-stake-405386/
  • Pilot strike saddles Air France-KLM with €400m-plus of debt

    News | 29 Oct 2014 13:52 | Olivier Bonnassies

    French pilots' two-week strike in September had an impact of between €400 million ($509 million) and €500 million on Air France-KLM's debt level.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Pilot-strike-saddles-Air-France-KLM-with-400m-plus-of-debt-405378/
  • KLM discussing cost cuts with unions

    News | 29 Oct 2014 13:13 | Michael Gubisch

    KLM is discussing cost-cutting measures with unions as its parent group proceeds with the "Perform 2020" efficiency drive,http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/KLM-discussing-cost-cuts-with-unions-405382/
  • Air France-KLM revenue hit by long-haul overcapacity

    News | 29 Oct 2014 11:46 | Michael Gubisch

    Air France-KLM's passenger revenue fell 8.2% to €5.2 billion ($6.7 billion), and on a unit basis was down 4.4%, for which the group is blaming industry overcapacity on Asian routes and "disappointing performance" of Latin American services.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Air-France-KLM-revenue-hit-by-long-haul-overcapacity-405376/
  • VLM set to become first European Superjet operator

    News | 29 Oct 2014 11:02 | Murdo Morrison

    Belgian carrier VLM is to become the first European Union operator of the Sukhoi Superjet 100 following a deal with Ilyushin Finance to lease two of the regional aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/VLM-set-to-become-first-European-Superjet-operator-405339/