Category Archives for KLM.

Why an Alaska Airlines / Virgin America Merger Makes Sense as JetBlue Gets Outbid

Much has been written about why JetBlue is the perfect suitor for Virgin America, but The Motley Fool shares three reasons why they feel that an Alaska/Virgin America merger would be a solid paring as well. Especially relevant given today’s news that Alaska has supposedly outbid JetBlue with a deal announcement coming as early as…

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KLM & Virgin Atlantic Flirt for Valentine’s on Social Media

What’s this all about? KLM’s Facebook and Instagram accounts have the following post – “Guess who’s in love with us? 😉 (@virginatlantic) ‪#ValentinesDay‬”. Guess who’s in love with us? 😉 (@virginatlantic) ‪#ValentinesDay‬ A photo posted by KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (@klm) on Feb 13, 2016 at 1:14am PST Despite Delta’s 49 percent ownership of Virgin…

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Delta & KLM Announce Codeshare with Jet Airways, Details, Q&A, Etihad Concerns

Delta Air Lines and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will launch a codeshare agreement with India’s Jet Airways effective March 27, 2016. Delta and KLM customers flying from Europe and the United States to Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport will be able to connect onto Jet Airways’ new daily flights to New Delhi and Mumbai, with onward destinations…

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Alitalia Dumping Air France-KLM Partnership

This morning, Alitalia announced that it will not be renewing its partnership with Air France-KLM which is set to expire in January 2017. CEO Silvano Cassano had this to say: These agreements are no longer beneficial, either commercially or strategically, to the new Alitalia and its ambitious turnaround plan. They were negotiated when Alitalia was in…

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