European Aviation Waits for Strikes by Air France and Germanwings Pilots
Europe needs to straighten out its regional lines and its air traffic control system in order to be better in line with current realities than those of the 1960s.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
The Straits Times
Ebola causing huge damage to West Africa economies - African Development Bank
African Development Bank president Donald Kaberuka and World Health Organisation regional director for Africa Luis G. Sambo exchange documents after agreeing on a donation of US$60 million to fight the Ebola virus on August 26, 2014 in Abidjan.
France tells citizens, Air France to avoid Liberia, Sierra Leone over Ebola
The French government on Wednesday recommended its nationals avoid Sierra Leone and Liberia due to the risk associated with the Ebola virus and asked Air France-KLM to suspend flights to the Sierra Leone capital, Freetown.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Sydney Morning Herald
Business-class beds at the pointy end
The world's top airlines are questioning the need for first-class cabins as flat-bed seats cradle corporate customers in once-unimaginable comfort, making the premium on front-row seats harder to justify.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Foreign airlines join in offering discounts on Independence Day
Indian and global carriers are offering limited period discounted fares to attract flyers from here on the occasion of the 68th Independence Day.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Paris Business Class Airline LaCompagnie Seeks To Prove the Skeptics Wrong
Major airlines will try to crush LaCompagnie like a bug, and it has miles to go to prove that it can survive and thrive where so many others have failed.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Lufthansa and Finnair among heaviest users of Siberian airspace
The European airlines Lufthansa, Air France-KLM and Finnair would be hardest hit by a potential closure of the airspace over Siberia, data from a flight tracking website shows.
Air France-KLM joins Independence Day offer bandwagon; offers discounts to Indian passengers
European carrier Air France-KLM today joined the bandwagon of international airlines offering discounted tickets to the outbound Indian passengers with the launch of a limited period 20% discount scheme on Air France, KLM and Delta flights.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
The Washington Post
Russia Air Curbs Pose Biggest Threat to Air France, Finnair
Air France-KLM Group and Deutsche Lufthansa AG would suffer most from curbs on flights across Siberia in retaliation for European Union sanctions imposed on Russia over the Ukraine crisis, an analysis of networks shows.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Delta announces new service from Salt Lake City to Amsterdam
The summer service, Delta's ninth destination from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, will be operated in conjunction with joint venture partners Air France, KLM and Alitalia.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Sydney Morning Herald
Qantas pulls out of air above Iraq
Qantas Airways has re-routed its flights over Iraq temporarily in reaction to fresh warnings from regulators in the US and France about the conflict-ridden nation's airspace.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
3 Failing Strategies Behind European Legacy Airlines' Battle With Ryanair
IAG adopted Vueling , Lufthansa is stretching its Germanwings , and Air France/KLM and SAS veer closer to the low-cost carrier operating model with each passing day, but are these moves by Europe's proud eagles enough to ward off the biggest of the low-cost carrier crows feasting on their crops? Ryanair reported record profit after tax growth of ... (more)