Articles tagged “air france-klm group”

Airlines

EasyJet’s Rail Deal Highlights New Airline Sector Way of Selling Trains and Flights

Airlines need to work more closely with railway operators to fend off climate change activists. But they also need to test new technological ways of selling content from other suppliers. Let's think beyond joint ventures, codeshares, and interlining.

EasyJet’s Rail Deal Highlights New Airline Sector Way of Selling Trains and Flights

Business Travel

The Push for Slower, Greener Business Trips After the Pandemic

A lot of companies say the want to switch planes for trains, but it's only when Europe's borders fully reopen will we know if that can translate into bookings.

The Push for Slower, Greener Business Trips After the Pandemic

Coronavirus

Air France-KLM Secures $4.7 Billion From French Government

With the government now its biggest shareholder, expect to see even more political influence and fewer short-haul flights on the horizon.

Air France-KLM Secures $4.7 Billion From French Government

Airlines

Air France-KLM Joins Airlines Getting Ahead of Fare Wars by Mimicking Uber

Suddenly the phrase "continuous pricing" is on the lips of airline executives worldwide. The reason is that price competition will be fierce once international air travel rebounds. The new pricing method promises to help airlines extract the most money possible from passengers based on their willingness to pay.

Air France-KLM Joins Airlines Getting Ahead of Fare Wars by Mimicking Uber

Coronavirus

KLM Is Ramping Up Virtual Reality to Train Workers Since Pandemic’s Start

The pandemic has sped up airline testing of virtual reality, augmented reality, and other technologies to train workforces more cost-effectively. Expect a few travel companies to join KLM in having "extended reality" IT teams by 2025.

KLM Is Ramping Up Virtual Reality to Train Workers Since Pandemic’s Start

Airlines

Video: Interview With Air France CEO Anne Rigail at Skift Aviation Forum 🔒

Air France plans to keep in-flight meal service and first-class cabins on international flights despite making cuts to its flight network and seeking other operational efficiencies. Count on it. That's the promise from CEO Anne Rigail.

Video: Interview With Air France CEO Anne Rigail at Skift Aviation Forum 🔒

Airlines

CEOs From Air France and Ryanair See Different Flight Paths to a Travel Recovery

There's a fascinating difference of opinion between the top bosses of Air France and Ryanair on competitiveness, fairness, and the value of testing at airports.

CEOs From Air France and Ryanair See Different Flight Paths to a Travel Recovery

Coronavirus

Europe’s Uncertain Future Weighs Heavily on Amadeus

It's hard to predict an aviation rebound, so diversifying further into cruise and rail could help the tech business gradually recover, especially if pent-up demand for European travel materializes.

Europe’s Uncertain Future Weighs Heavily on Amadeus

Online Travel

Air France-KLM and Amadeus Sign Landmark Distribution Deal

For years, airlines, travel agencies, and their technology partners acknowledged they could adopt more modern ways of selling plane tickets. The sticking point lately has been less technological than commercial. Thursday's deal is a seismic moment serving as a model for how the sector might afford to transition to the future.

Air France-KLM and Amadeus Sign Landmark Distribution Deal

Coronavirus

Why the Ryanair CEO Thinks He Has This Pandemic Mess All Worked Out

Michael O'Leary's latest strategy is a long shot, but when your traffic plummets 99 percent you've got nothing to lose.

Why the Ryanair CEO Thinks He Has This Pandemic Mess All Worked Out