Air France News
The Air France-KLM group has confirmed that it has ordered ten additional A350 XWBs and that it has firmed up the purchase agreement for 60 A220s.
Flag-carrier Air France has officially taken delivery of its first Airbus A350 XWB. A delivery ceremony was held at Airbus´ headquarters in Toulouse, France.
Air France-KLM and Air Europe intend to expand their offerings and enhance travel opportunities for their respective customers by concluding a new joint venture agreement. The joint venture, once approved, will affect both airlines’ flights between Europe and Central and South America.
Air France-KLM has announced, that it will go into a partnership with GOL Linhas Aéreas. The airline seeks to establish a hub at Fortaleza for flights from Europe to Brazil and back.
Air France has launched its new low cost carrier Joon, which aims at attracting younger travelers. The new airline will be based at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and start operations in December
Delta Air Lines and China Eastern Airlines have announced they have acquired separate 10% stakes in Air France-KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Group. The investments, which comes from new shares through capital increases, totals $875 million and will also provide Delta with a seat on the Air France-KLM Group’s board of directors.