Archive for the 'KLM' Category

As Alitalia talks continue, Lufthansa steps in

Sunday, September 28th, 2008

International Herald Tribune ROME: Executives of Lufthansa, the German airline, met with representatives of unions at the Italian carrier Alitalia on Friday to discuss the possibility of taking a stake in Alitalia as negotiations continued to in an attempt to rescue it. Lufthansa and Air France-KLM hope to increase their presence in the Italian market […]

Air France-KLM August Traffic Rises 2.8% on Americas

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

By Andrea Rothman. Bloomberg Sept. 8 (Bloomberg) — Air France-KLM Group, Europe’s biggest airline, said passenger traffic rose 2.8 percent last month, led by travel to the Americas. The load factor, or proportion of seats filled, declined 1.6 percentage points to 83.7 percent, as capacity rose 4.7 percent, Paris-based Air France-KLM said in a statement […]