Tag: KLM

Passenger Numbers Up 13% In First Six Months At Dublin Airport

Reading Time: 2 minutes Passenger numbers at Dublin Airport increased by 13% to just over 13 million during the first six months of the year, according to daa. The airport welcomed over 1.5 million extra passengers during the first half of 2016. “Passenger volumes are continuing to grow strongly at Dublin Airport and this is due to the addition […]

KLM to Retire Last Fokker 70 in 2017

Reading Time: 1 minute KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will phase out its final Fokker 70 on Oct. 29, 2017, ending 20 years of service. KLM began flying F70s in 1996 and, with a current fleet of 14 aircraft, it is the biggest user of the Dutch-manufactured twinjet. However, the Fokker fleet is now 20 years old, with each aircraft […]

Air France-KLM Narrows Loss in 1Q

Reading Time: 2 minutes Air France-KLM Group has reported a first-quarter net loss of €155 million ($175.3 million), narrowed from a €559 million net loss in the year-ago period. “Air France-KLM is continuing to deliver a clear improvement of its financial indicators in the first quarter of 2016, leading to a significant increase of its operating result while continuing […]

Board Recommends de Juniac for IATA DG & CEO

Reading Time: 2 minutes Geneva – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a decision of its Board of Governors (BoG), unanimously approved at an IATA BoG meeting today, to recommend Alexandre de Juniac, Chairman and CEO of Air France-KLM, to succeed retiring Director General and CEO, Tony Tyler. With confirmation by the IATA Annual General Meeting to be […]

Penton’s Aviation Week Network “MRO of the Year” Awards 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance, Aviation Technical Services and First Aviation Services are named the 2016 winners of the “MRO of the Year” Awards presented today by Penton’s Aviation Week Network, the largest multimedia information and services provider to the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries. “Infusing technology, providing greater efficiencies and saving […]

Boeing Achieves Record Commercial Airplanes Deliveries in 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes Boeing delivered 762 commercial airplanes in 2015, 39 more than the previous year and most ever for the company as it enters its centennial year. “The Boeing team has worked hard to achieve strong performance,” said Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Ray Conner. “Our team did a fantastic job achieving higher deliveries and getting […]

Paris Attacks Cost Air France-KLM €50m in Lost Revenue

Reading Time: 1 minute Air France-KLM has said that the Paris attacks, in which 130 people were killed, led to a €50m ($54m; £36m) drop in revenues as trips were cancelled. However, the airline group said it expected the effect to have largely worn off by the end of December. The group said the attacks “significantly impacted” traffic to and […]