Making Joint Ventures a Strategic Success Thank you Dentons for hosting this event on April 3rd!
Last April 3rd, we celebrate the 10 years of the iconic Joint Venture between Air France KLM and Delta Air Lines.
Making Joint Ventures
a Strategic Success
With its roots in an innovative 1997 agreement between KLM and Northwest Airlines and the 2007 Joint-Venture between Delta Air Lines and Air France, the Joint Venture model is today the most evolved step for successful international airline cooperation, providing vast benefits for both consumers and the business.
As we celebrate this month the tenth anniversary of the open skies agreement between the European Union and the United States, Marnix Fruitema, SVP North America for Air France KLM and Tim Kraft, Director of Alliance Sales Development at Delta Air Lines, came back on the key milestones & success drivers that have made the Transatlantic Joint Venture established between Air France KLM & Delta Air Lines one of the most established & successful Joint Venture in the airline industry.
OUR SPEAKERS WERE...
Marnix Fruitema Tim Kraft
SVP North America Director, Alliance Sales Development
Air France KLM Delta Air Lines
This alliance was the first Transatlantic joint venture, which lead to Delta Air Lines opening new alliances following this one, and is today one of the biggest Transatlantic networks.
over 250 transatlantic daily flights per day
17million passengers transported in 2016
9 principal hubs: Paris, Amsterdam, Rome, Atlanta, New York,
Detroit, Minneapolis, Cincinnati and Salt Lake City
March 22nd, 2007:
The European Union and the United States sign an open-sky agreement.
October 17th, 2007:
Air France and Delta Air Lines set up a joint venture, implemented on 1 April 2008, on all routes between their hubs, as well as on departure from and to London-Heathrow.
May 20th, 2009:
Air France KLM and Delta Air Lines sign a joint venture agreement involving joint operations and the sharing of revenues and costs on their transatlantic routes.
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