Articles tagged “transavia”

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Air France Doesn’t Expect Its Domestic Business to Ever Come Back Fully

Air France Doesn’t Expect Its Domestic Business to Ever Come Back Fully

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How Air France Plans to Take Advantage of Smaller Rival’s Demise

Aigle Azur was tiny in comparison to Air France, but it still offered competition in certain areas, with the traffic rights to and from Algeria now of particular interest.

How Air France Plans to Take Advantage of Smaller Rival’s Demise

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Air France-KLM Hints at Further Fleet Changes After Sealing Union Deal

Under newish CEO Ben Smith, Air France-KLM has improved its relationship with its unions. This new agreement will make it much easier for its French unit in particular to compete with low-cost rivals.

Air France-KLM Hints at Further Fleet Changes After Sealing Union Deal

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Air France-KLM Moves to Simplify Airline Group

Ben Smith is talking the talk right now, but unlike his predecessors who disappointed: Will he be able to walk the walk?

Air France-KLM Moves to Simplify Airline Group

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Air France-KLM is Encouraged but ‘Not Euphoric’ by Recent Improvement

Air France-KLM had a surprisingly profitable 2016 considering the company has not yet implemented its strategy to thwart long-haul, low-cost airlines. But remember, most of the good stuff is happening at KLM, which, despite being smaller than Air France, posted much higher profits.

Air France-KLM is Encouraged but ‘Not Euphoric’ by Recent Improvement

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KLM Grew its Passenger Tally in 2016 While Sibling Air France Shrunk

Compared to Europe's other two major airline companies — International Airlines Group and Lufthansa Group — Air France-KLM is slightly behind in creating a cohesive strategy to try to compete with low cost airlines. That means, for the foreseeable future, the company may struggle relative to its peers.

KLM Grew its Passenger Tally in 2016 While Sibling Air France Shrunk

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Air France-KLM’s New Strategic Plan, Explained

Giant legacy companies the size of Air France-KLM have trouble innovating regardless of the industry. We can give it some credit for trying, but it's not clear the strategies outlined this week will markedly change the company's fortunes.

Air France-KLM’s New Strategic Plan, Explained

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How to Build a Low-Cost Travel Brand That’s Lean Without Being Mean

If consumers don't value some of the extras offered in the market, or worse still see them as an impediment to their journey, these brands believe it's best to eliminate them. Sure, doing so saves them money and creates lean processes, but it also differentiates the brand and creates positive associations for those consumers who are fed up with fluff, hype, and inflated travel costs.

How to Build a Low-Cost Travel Brand That’s Lean Without Being Mean

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Interview: Ryanair CEO on How Low-Cost Carriers Can Help European Airlines Prosper Again

We believe that a partnership between Norwegian and Ryanair makes sense and could take off with few complications. But we don't believe converting long-term rivals to new friends is done easily in aviation. Still, if anyone could argue until this gets done, it would be O'Leary--with credit going to Willie Walsh. That alone is a remarkable thing.

Interview: Ryanair CEO on How Low-Cost Carriers Can Help European Airlines Prosper Again

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Air France’s Pilot Strike Cost the Airline at Least $631 Million

Air France may be overplaying the cost to gain sympathy, but it is significant no matter whether they're fudging the numbers or not.

Air France’s Pilot Strike Cost the Airline at Least $631 Million