Air France-KLM Group
Mar 11, 2013 11:13 EDT
A Paris-bound Air France flight from Mumbai was forced to make an emergency landing in the Indian city on Monday after developing an engine problem, the airline and airport said.
Mar 07, 2013 13:35 EST
Air France will mark International Women's Day on Friday with a 100 percent female crew on board an Airbus 380, the world's largest commercial airplane, for a flight from Paris to Washington.
Mar 05, 2013 05:09 EST
Dutch airline KLM said Tuesday it is ending direct flights between Amsterdam and the Sudanese capital Khartoum, citing rising costs.
Mar 05, 2013 03:21 EST
Dutch airline KLM said on Tuesday it is ending direct flights between Amsterdam and the Sudanese capital Khartoum, citing rising costs.
Feb 25, 2013 17:25 EST
Italian airline Alitalia's chief executive Andrea Ragnetti resigned on Monday after the troubled group announced a net loss of 280 million euros ($369 million) last year.
Feb 22, 2013 08:01 EST
Air France-KLM said Friday its net loss deepened by nearly 50 percent last year to 1.2 billion euros ($1.59 billion) as it began restructuring to cope with the rise of low-cost airlines.
Feb 19, 2013 10:19 EST
Heavily armed robbers disguised as police made off with $50 million worth of diamonds in a spectacular heist on the tarmac at Brussels airport, prosecutors and diamond dealers said Tuesday.
Feb 19, 2013 08:54 EST
Heavily armed robbers disguised as police made off with $50 million (37 million euros) worth of diamonds in a spectacular heist on the tarmac at Brussels airport, prosecutors and diamond dealers said Tuesday.
Feb 04, 2013 11:26 EST
European stock markets plunged on Monday and the euro dropped against the dollar amid political tensions in Spain and Italy and as traders locked in profits ahead of interest rate decisions due this week.
Feb 04, 2013 06:50 EST
European stock markets fell and the euro dropped versus the dollar on Monday as traders banked recent profits amid political tensions in Spain and ahead of regional interest rate decisions due this week.
Feb 02, 2013 23:14 EST
Turkey is aiming to make a major mark in the skies with ambitious plans to build the world's largest airport and a vast expansion of the national airline as it seeks increasingly to build on its strong emerging status to become a global player.
Feb 02, 2013 16:10 EST
Right-wing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, tapped on Saturday to form a new government for a third successive term, cuts a figure of admiration and loathing at home and abroad.
Jan 28, 2013 17:23 EST
Future Dutch king Willem Alexander, 45, has undergone a remarkable transformation from his image of a boozing Casanova, ill-equipped for the throne, into that of a serious, responsible family man well-loved by his people.
Jan 22, 2013 17:21 EST
Israel's rightwing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who narrowly won Tuesday's election ahead of a new centrist party, now has the complicated task of forming a new coalition government.
Jan 21, 2013 12:35 EST
European share prices rose on Monday with London hitting a near five-year high in light trading amid a public holiday in the United States, although the luxury goods sector was tarnished by a gloomy outlook from the Swiss group Richemont.
Jan 21, 2013 07:26 EST
European share prices mostly rose on Monday in light volume deals amid a public holiday in the United States, but the luxury goods sector was hit by a gloomy outlook from Swiss group Richemont.
Jan 20, 2013 17:45 EST
Sky-rocketing fuel and ticket prices, a drop in passenger traffic and foreign currency shortages, all resulting from global sanctions, have forced Iran's aviation sector into turbulent times.
Jan 19, 2013 17:32 EST
Extreme winter weather swept across western Europe on Saturday, leaving thousands of passengers stranded at London's main international airport and claiming several lives in Spain, Portugal, Scotland and France, including those of three Mali-bound soldiers.
Jan 16, 2013 13:00 EST
Japan's two biggest airlines Wednesday took half the global 787 Dreamliner fleet out of service on safety grounds after an emergency landing by an ANA flight brought new trouble for Boeing's cutting-edge plane.
Jan 10, 2013 16:13 EST
Peace talks between rebels and Central African Republic officials got a potential boost late Thursday when the renegade fighters said they were prepared in principle to call a one-week ceasefire and dropped a demand for President Francois Bozize to step down.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Type||Public (Euronext: AF, AFA)|
|Founded||2004 (by merger of Air France, founded in 1933 and KLM, founded in 1919)|
|Headquarters||Charles de Gaulle Airport, Roissy, France|
|Key people||Jean-Cyril Spinetta (Chairman of the board), Pierre-Henri Gourgeon (CEO), Peter Hartman (Vice-Chairman)|
|Products||Passenger flights (Air France, KLM, Brit Air, KLM cityhopper, etc.)|
Cargo activity (European Cargo House)
Catering (Servair, etc.)
|Revenue||€23.97 billion (year to Mar 2009)|
|Operating income||▼ (€193 million) (yr - Mar 09)|
|Profit||▼ (€814 million) (yr - Mar 09)|