Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Heijer succeeds de Nooijer at Air France KLM Cargo

Adriaan den Heijer will take over as executive vice president of Air France KLM Cargo and managing director of Martinair Holland on 1 January 2020. He will succeed Marcel de Nooijer who is joining Transavia as CEO on 1 January. Heijer has held various commercial, operational and management posts at KLM, Air France KLM and […]

De Nooijer to leave Air France KLM to join Transavia

Marcel de Nooijer will leave his role at Air France KLM Cargo to take up the role of CEO of Transavia. The 51-year-old will join Transavia on 1 January 2020, succeeding Mattijs ten Brink, who left on 30 September. De Nooijer, who joined KLM in 1995 has been executive vice president of Air France KLM […]

Cargo continues to improve in Q3 for Air France KLM

Cargo at Air France KLM continues its turnaround with revenue increasing by 3.2 per cent in the third quarter, with tonnage remaining stable. Total cargo revenue was up 3.2 per cent to €493 million ($572 million) though was down 1.1 per cent in the first nine months of 2017 to €1.5 billion. Tonnage increased 0.1 […]

KLM building again after tough times

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AF-KL-MP) is starting to build again after several tough years, KLM president and chief executive officer, Pieter Elbers (pictured) says. He made the comments in a press conference following the opening of AF-KL-MP’s new sorting system at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol on 13 July. Elbers explains that a major aim was […]

KLM Cargo launches new sorting system at Schiphol

KLM Cargo has officially launched a new sorting system that can handle more than 2,000 items per hour at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Air France and KLM are the first airlines in the world to make use of this kind of sorting system, and it has already been put to good use at Paris Charles de […]

KLM flies giant pandas first class to the Netherlands

KLM has transported Xing Ya and Wen Wu the giant pandas from Chengdu to Amsterdam on their way to Ouwehands Zoo. The pandas flew on a KLM Boeing 747 combi (KL0892) boasting the names of both pandas, taxied to the gate, escorted by the panda truck and KLM Panda Bus before transferring to the KLM […]

KLM to restart Amsterdam – Tehran services

KLM will resume Amsterdam – Tehran flights from 30 October, supplementing the Air France Paris – Tehran services which restarted on 16 April. Flight number KL0433 will depart Amsterdam Airport Schiphol at 17.40h on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays and arrive at Tehran Iman Khomeini International Airport at 01.20h local time the following day. The […]

Air France KLM reduces loss in Q1

Air France KLM has reduced its losses to 155 million euros ($178 million) in the first quarter of 2015 and the cargo division has also seen improvements. The net loss has fallen compared to 559 million euros in the first quarter of 2015 while the cargo division’s operating loss was 50 million euros compared to […]