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Feb 16 '17 09:07

French-Dutch airline group Air France-KLM saw a significant increase in profits over 2016. The net profit for the company amounted to 792 million euros last year, compared to 118 million in 2015. The operating result also increased sharply to 1.05 billion euros, NU.nl reports

The company benefited from cost cutting measures and a lower fuel bill. But did suffer from an increasing global pressure on ticket prices.

Jan 9 '17 14:15

In December Air France-KLM again transported significantly more passengers than in December 2015, an upward trend that can be seen across several months. As in previous months, the increase was visible in all parts of the airline group, AD reports. 

Air France-KLM transported a total of 7.2 million passengers in December, 7.6 percent more than the same month in 2015. Air France saw a 3 percent increase, KLM saw 8 percent more. Transavia's passengers increased by more than a third to 800 thousand.

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Oct 24 '16 12:05

A Transavia flight attendant and her jilted husband are appearing in the court in The Hague on Monday. The court will decide whether a diary containing the flight attendant's alleged sexual escapades with pilots may be made public, RTL Nieuws reports. 

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Oct 11 '16 10:20

Scandal is brewing at Transavia. "A female flight attendant had various sexual encounters with other crew members, including pilots in the cockpit, during work hours," according to a journal she kept at home, her husband claims. Her spouse claims he found the digital diary she kept about her extramarital affairs and is now threatening to publish the escapades in detail, the

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Sep 22 '16 08:40

A Transavia Boeing 737 made an emergency landing at Schiphol on Wednesday afternoon. A so-called bird strike happened during the plane's takeoff from Rotterdam Airport

Aug 9 '16 14:30

Striking cabin crew at Air France cost the Air France-KLM group a massive 90 million euros in damages. The airline group was kept afloat by an increase in passengers, especially thanks to Dutch subsidiary Transavia

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Mar 25 '16 14:15

Transavia is finally settled in at Munich, the Dutch budget airline's first foreign base, and its first flight departs from the airport on Friday. Air France-KLM hopes to soon have its budget subsidiary competing with Ryanair and EasyJet, but not necessarily on price. Transavia will compete on service, CEO Mattijs ten Brink said

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Jan 22 '16 08:26

Airline Transavia no longer allows its crew members to sleep over in Egypt because they feel its too dangerous. The airline therefore added an extra stopover in Athens, Greece to replace the crew, increasing the travel time between the Netherlands and Egypt with several hours

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Dec 22 '15 10:06

Dutch travelers are increasingly opting for budget airlines on their travels. More than 33 percent of all passengers going through a Dutch airport last year traveled with a cheap airline like Transavia, Ryanair or Easyjet, according to figures Statistics Netherlands released on Tuesday.

Nov 9 '15 12:22

Air France KLM saw an increase in passengers in October. A total of 7 million travelers reached destinations through the airline partnership, 1.5 percent more than in the same month last year.

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Nov 5 '15 09:54

Eindhoven airport will be closed down between May 30th and June 15th next year for the renovation of the airport's runway. This means that no civil or military aircraft will be able to takeoff or land at the airport during those two weeks, Eindhoven Dagblad reports.

Jul 29 '15 13:31

Transavia and the Dutch Safety Board are investigating the bumpy landing of the Transavia flight from Spain to Rotterdam on Saturday. One of the things the investigations will look at is Eindhoven Airport's actions while the low on fuel plain was looking for somewhere to land

Jul 27 '15 12:47

A number of passengers that were on the Transavia flight HV5068 from Girona, Spain to Rotterdam on Saturday, are filing a complaint against the airline for the turbulent landing and poor reception and information provision afterwards

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Jul 22 '15 14:36

Eindhoven Airport could increase it's flight movements - takeoffs and landings - from nearly 29 thousand to 43 thousand in 2020, former minister Hans Alders advised on Tuesday after speaking with those involved

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Jul 22 '15 14:20

A flight attendant on a Transavia flight decided to take a selfie with all the passengers on the plane. She posted the photo on Facebook and it has received more than 15 thousand likes so far.

Jul 20 '15 13:29

A Transavia pilot was assaulted by two passengers last week after a flight from Amsterdam to Barcelona. The two passengers - a man and a woman - were arrested by authorities in Barcelona

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Jun 26 '15 14:35

Transavia is teaming up with Piksel, a global leader in video services, to provide travelers with better in-flight entertainment, the airline announced earlier this week.

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May 28 '15 17:27

Transavia airline recently began testing Oculus Rift glasses as a form of entertainment onboard its flights, even giving the chance to fly through the air to their destination in virtual reality. Last week, passengers on a flight from Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam to Barcelona were given the opportunity to test the virtual reality experience.

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May 7 '15 08:50

A Transavia Boeing 737-700, which was en route from Eindhoven to Lisbon, had to make an emergency landing in Lille due to a sudden loss of cabin pressure on Wednesday afternoon.

Apr 20 '15 10:17

KLM has formally implemented a new cockpit rule that states that two people have to be in the cockpit at all times, the airline announced.

Apr 10 '15 13:27

After months of negotiations, Dutch airline KLM finalized a deal with ground crew labour unions on a new collective bargaining agreement overnight. Leadership at the five trade unions will give their recommendations about the new contract before the full membership votes on its approval later this month, KLM said in a statement.

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Nov 10 '14 10:53

From April next year, the Spanish budget airline Vueling will fly between Rotterdam The Hague Airport and its own home base Barcelona four times a week.

Oct 17 '14 13:26

Air France pilots will back a planned expansion of Transavia after ongoing talks between Air France and union representation. Parent company Air France-KLM announced Thursday they will begin expansion of Transavia beginning next summer with up to 14 Boeing 737 airplanes, according to Z24

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Oct 16 '14 08:44

The head of the Dutch arm of Air France-KLM, Camiel Eurlings, resigned overnight with immediate effect. Second-in-command Pieter Elbers took over for Eurlings, who lead KLM as President and CEO for four years, according to a KLM press release.

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