Articles tagged “air france-klm group”

Airlines

Full Video: Delta, Air France-KLM and McKinsey Talk Sustainability at Skift Aviation Forum 2022 

Climate change risks taking a direction in years ahead that could endanger our grandchildren. This panel talk does a good job of capturing the current state of airline thinking about whether aviation will reduce its carbon emissions.

Full Video: Delta, Air France-KLM and McKinsey Talk Sustainability at Skift Aviation Forum 2022 

Airlines

Airlines Want Their Net Zero Pledges to Fly on More Than Fumes

Aviation is becoming a target for policymakers and climate emergency activists. Leaders from Delta, Air France-KLM, and McKinsey have highlighted some heartening ways to address the carbon reduction challenge.

Airlines Want Their Net Zero Pledges to Fly on More Than Fumes

Airlines

French Shipping Giant CMA CGM Takes Stake in Air France-KLM

Taking a leaf out of Lufthansa's book, which is planning its own deal with MSC, this is a smart move that helps hedge against any further events that put the brakes on passenger flights.

French Shipping Giant CMA CGM Takes Stake in Air France-KLM

Airlines

Air France-KLM Hits Turbulence in Its Breakaway Distribution Effort

After years of hype, Air France-KLM finally plans to take stronger measures to prompt corporate travel agencies to adopt next-generation methods of processing bookings. Yet its serial delays underscore how hard it is to make industry changes.

Air France-KLM Hits Turbulence in Its Breakaway Distribution Effort

Airlines

European Airlines Say EU Climate Plan Will Harm Competitiveness

Twenty airlines and airports in Europe have rejected Brussels' plan to tax jet fuel to make it more costly relative to alternative fuels. Airlines are right to worry about competitiveness, but climate activists are wise to be wary of the lobbyists, too.

European Airlines Say EU Climate Plan Will Harm Competitiveness

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