Articles tagged “air france/klm”

Air France-KLM Thinks the World Needs an Airline for Millennials

Air France-KLM Thinks the World Needs an Airline for Millennials

Ania Nussbaum, Bloomberg

It's official: We've hit peak millennial.

3 months ago

Investors Bet that Europe’s Major Airlines Have Found Route Around Turbulence

Investors Bet that Europe’s Major Airlines Have Found Route Around Turbulence

Chiara Remondini and Brian Lysaght , Bloomberg

In a change from the past five years, investors have been running up the stock valuations of Air France/KLM, IAG, and Lufthansa Group, which have done acceptable jobs of negotiating a year marred by terrorism, air traffic disruption, and the economic uncertainty surrounding Brexit.

7 months ago

Air France-KLM to Try a Different Way to Transform Its Airlines

Air France-KLM to Try a Different Way to Transform Its Airlines

Andrea Rothman, Bloomberg

Not a terrible idea, considering the utter failure of the last transformation. Actually executing on the plan will be another matter.

1 year ago

As Demand Lags, Air France Warns of ‘Deteriorating Environment’

As Demand Lags, Air France Warns of ‘Deteriorating Environment’

Andrea Rothman and Richard Weiss , Bloomberg

Expect fares to fall on Air France, which will need to do everything it can in the short term to fill its seats.

1 year ago

The Dutch Half of Air France-KLM Isn’t Happy With the French Half

The Dutch Half of Air France-KLM Isn’t Happy With the French Half

Elco Van Groningen and Andrea Rothman, Bloomberg

It's not necessarily a matter of labor issues. The KLM unit wants to be innovative and is innovative. Outside of a really nice new business class product Air France seems bankrupt of good ideas. And it has poisonous labor issues.

1 year ago

Etihad Airways CEO Hogan to Head Wider Group in Management Revamp

Etihad Airways CEO Hogan to Head Wider Group in Management Revamp

Deena Kamel Yousef, Bloomberg

With Etihad's equity and codeshare partners contributing $1.4 billion in sales last year as their roles are growing, Etihad had to put in place a new structure to effectively manage a growing business.

1 year ago

Air France-KLM Announces Its New CEO and Chairman

Air France-KLM Announces Its New CEO and Chairman

Andrea Rothman, Bloomberg

Former rail exec coming in to save a troubled old-school airline? Where have we seen that before?

1 year ago

Emirates Exec Says He Turned Down Air France-KLM CEO Job

Emirates Exec Says He Turned Down Air France-KLM CEO Job

Deena Kamel Yousef, Bloomberg

The groups likely needs a Willie Walsh type. Too bad there are very few Willies out there.

1 year ago

Air France-KLM CEO Leaving to Take CEO Role at IATA

Air France-KLM CEO Leaving to Take CEO Role at IATA

Andrea Rothman and Christopher Jasper, Bloomberg

We hope Juniac is able to stay apolitical when it comes to dealing with the growth of Gulf and low-cost carriers.

2 years ago

Air France CEO: Benefits of Cheap Fuel Threatened by Political Instability

Air France CEO: Benefits of Cheap Fuel Threatened by Political Instability

Richard Weiss, Bloomberg

Air France is also under threat from its own management missteps and inability to sort its labor relations.

2 years ago

British Airways Parent Edges Past Lufthansa to Become Europe’s Second Largest Carrier

British Airways Parent Edges Past Lufthansa to Become Europe’s Second Largest Carrier

Kari Lundgren and Richard Weiss, Bloomberg

British Airways is the only legacy carrier in Europe that seems to have a handle on the unique challenges they are facing.

2 years ago

Air France-KLM Is Looking Weaker Headed Into 2016

Air France-KLM Is Looking Weaker Headed Into 2016

Andrea Rothman and Richard Weiss, Bloomberg

The only thing inspiring about Air France-KLM this year is the French carrier's U.S. ad campaign.

2 years ago