Articles tagged “klm”

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Amsterdam Airport Tells Travelers to Stay Home Because of Strike

The strike by KLM ground staff is apparently over, but delays will cascade.

Amsterdam Airport Tells Travelers to Stay Home Because of Strike

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Trains Offer New Promise in Europe’s Quest to Cut Aviation Emissions

European airlines and authorities are eager to tap rail links to replace short flights on the continent. But a recent air-rail connection in Paris showed the limits of the partnerships that take a lot more than will power to make work and, more importantly, woo travelers.

Trains Offer New Promise in Europe’s Quest to Cut Aviation Emissions

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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

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Air India Stokes Price Gouging Uproar and More Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, Air India bans agents from booking flights to Canada, KLM appoints its first ever female CEO, and European authorities approve the merger of two major railway operators.

Air India Stokes Price Gouging Uproar and More Top Stories This Week

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Daily Podcast: Air France-KLM’s Groundbreaking Exec Suite

Good morning from Skift. It's Friday, April 1, in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: Air France-KLM’s Groundbreaking Exec Suite

Airlines

KLM Names First Female CEO

Air France-KLM continues to lead on female leadership in the airline industry. Rail executive Marjan Rintel will become KLM's first female CEO when she succeeds outgoing Pieter Elbers in July.

KLM Names First Female CEO

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KLM CEO Pieter Elbers to Step Down

Many in the airline industry saw this coming: Long-time KLM CEO Pieter Elbers will not serve a third term at the top of the Dutch carrier, stepping down next May. The marriage between KLM and Air France has been rocky recently, as the Dutch airline has outperformed its French partner, and Elbers' departure only fuels speculation that resentment in Paris led to the decision.

KLM CEO Pieter Elbers to Step Down

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5 Takeaways From Skift Aviation Forum

Have airlines passed an inflection point and will 2022 be the year demand recovers more fully? Airline executives at the Skift Aviation Forum believe so, although they warn that the road to recovery will be bumpy.

5 Takeaways From Skift Aviation Forum

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Video: KLM Chief Realistic About Post-Pandemic Long-Haul Travel

Speaking at Skift Aviation Forum, Pieter Elbers says the world is on its way to recovering from the Covid-19 pandemic, but he tempers his optimism by saying the road ahead will be "bumpy."

Video: KLM Chief Realistic About Post-Pandemic Long-Haul Travel

Airline Weekly

Air France-KLM Budget Arm Transavia Is Leading the Airline Group’s Recovery

Leisure travel will lead airlines out of the pandemic, and the latest sign of that is the outsize performance of Air France-KLM's low-fare, leisure subsidiary, Transavia. The discount carrier's results bested even the group's cargo revenues, which carried it through the earlier part of the pandemic.

Air France-KLM Budget Arm Transavia Is Leading the Airline Group’s Recovery