Air France set to seal KLM deal

Noakes, Gary
April 2004
Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;4/12/2004, Issue 2609, p6
Trade Publication
Reports on the plans of Air France to seal its merger with KLM. Impact of the merger on the formation of Europe's largest scheduled airlines; Agreement for both airlines to maintain their separate identities; Expectation to reap benefits from the combined buying power and dominate positions at two of Europe's key airports; Effect of the consolidation on the facilitation of Air France's efforts toward privatization; Division of percentage ownership; Clearance of the merger by regulatory officials in Brussels and Washington.


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