Articles tagged “air france-klm”

Passengers Now Need a Negative Covid Test Certificate Before Flying to China

Passengers Now Need a Negative Covid Test Certificate Before Flying to China

Stella Qiu, Lusha Zhang and Jamie Freed, Reuters

The test, paperwork, and five-day time frame all add up to a lot of extra work for the traveler. Those airlines that are allowed to fly to China will probably be hoping it's a very temporary measure.

3 weeks ago

Corp Travel Agencies Face More Airfare Uncertainty as Carriers Miss Distribution Deal Deadlines

Corp Travel Agencies Face More Airfare Uncertainty as Carriers Miss Distribution Deal Deadlines

Matthew Parsons, Skift

The juries are still out over whether airlines and the global distribution systems will kiss and make up soon. Corporate travel agencies will be hoping it won't be much longer though, otherwise some may face the prospect of having to explain higher airfares to their clients.

1 month ago

Dutch and French Governments Close to Terms On Air France-KLM Bailout, Sources Say

Dutch and French Governments Close to Terms On Air France-KLM Bailout, Sources Say

Toby Sterling and Laurence Frost, Reuters

It was only a matter of time until the governments hashed out the details. Air France and KLM are too important to each country. And both airlines need help.

2 months ago

Lufthansa Will Resume Flying to More Cities But With Fewer Flights

Lufthansa Will Resume Flying to More Cities But With Fewer Flights

Matthew Parsons, Skift

The airline group spent months negotiating its $10 billion rescue deal, and seems to know exactly what it will take to pay it back.

2 months ago

KLM Will Add Summer Flights to European Tourist Destinations

KLM Will Add Summer Flights to European Tourist Destinations

Toby Sterling, Reuters

Airlines are increasing flights as some demand recovers. But it's a long way from normal. Good thing KLM likely will get government money to prop it up.

2 months ago

Air France-KLM Sees Multi-Year Recovery With $1.9 Billion Loss in First Quarter

Air France-KLM Sees Multi-Year Recovery With $1.9 Billion Loss in First Quarter

Associated Press, Associated Press

It was a terrible first quarter for Air France - KLM, and it's unlikely to improve in the second.

3 months ago

Air France-KLM Will Receive At Least $10 Billion in Bailouts From France and Netherlands

Air France-KLM Will Receive At Least $10 Billion in Bailouts From France and Netherlands

Angela Charlton and Mike Corder, The Associated Press

Air France and KLM are two of the most storied aviation brands in the world. Their national governments are not going to let them going out of business — no matter what it takes.

4 months ago

Lufthansa Aims to Finalize $11 Billion Rescue Package Next Week

Lufthansa Aims to Finalize $11 Billion Rescue Package Next Week

Klaus Lauer, Patricia Uhlig and Arno Schuetze, Reuters

This proposed rescue package is one of the biggest yet in the aviation sector, but with the call for help spread out across four countries and Ryanair's Michael O'Leary threatening to sue some governments over this kind of aid, it's far from a done deal.

4 months ago

European Governments Weigh If It’s Time to Let Some Airlines Disappear

European Governments Weigh If It’s Time to Let Some Airlines Disappear

Brian Sumers, Skift

If the goal is efficient transportation in Europe, politicians may consider only bailing out the five biggest EU airline groups. But many other airlines are expected to receive significant government funds, partly for reasons of national pride.

4 months ago

Air France-KLM Seeks $6.5 Billion Lifeline From Government

Air France-KLM Seeks $6.5 Billion Lifeline From Government

Maya Nikolaeva, Reuters

The proposed bank loans effectively double the airline's coffers, giving it some much-needed breathing space.

4 months ago

French Government Ready to Help Out Air France

French Government Ready to Help Out Air France

Reuters

These are unprecedented times and the French state, as the largest single shareholder in parent company Air France-KLM, will want to safeguard its investment.

5 months ago

Air France-KLM’s $324 Million in Fuel Savings Likely to Offset Coronavirus Outbreak Costs

Air France-KLM’s $324 Million in Fuel Savings Likely to Offset Coronavirus Outbreak Costs

Patrick Whyte, Skift

For the moment, the drop in fuel price is benefiting Air France-KLM, but if the coronavirus outbreak doesn't ease off, this could all change.

6 months ago