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User currently offlineGodbless From Sweden, joined Apr 2000, 2752 posts, RR: 15
Posted (12 years 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 874 times:

Does anybody have any information on how they are doing? Did they also pull airplanes out of service?

I'm thankful for every kind of information.

Regards,

Max

http://www.IntAviation.de.vu

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User currently offlineGodbless From Sweden, joined Apr 2000, 2752 posts, RR: 15
Reply 1, posted (12 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 830 times:

I guess that no news in this case can only mean good news...

User currently offlineBA777-236 From Canada, joined Oct 2001, 673 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (12 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 812 times:

I'm not sure if they have pulled any aircraft from their fleet, but the Paris-Toronto flight used to use an Airbus A340, and now they fly a 767-300.  Sad


I like British Airways! I'm not sure why, but I do! ;-)
User currently offlineAFC_Ajax00 From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 775 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (12 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 803 times:

They pulled A310-200/300's out of service and switched larger aircraft for smaller ones but so far that has been it.


Once you have tasted flight, you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward; for there you long to return
User currently offlineAFa340-300E From France, joined May 1999, 2084 posts, RR: 26
Reply 4, posted (12 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 784 times:

Hello,

So far, Air France has been hit less than some of its competitors.

The airline has reacted very quickly to the crisis that occured after September 11 by switching very early after the events to a reduced flight program (Winter program).

Furthermore, the airline has speed up the retirement of the A310s and will be receiving its 777-200ERs earlier than initially planned to benefit from the fleet rationalization and renewal.

Although some markets like Middle East are suffering from the current situation, the demise of Swissair and Sabena has boosted its market share on Western African routes.
The cooperation with Alitalia is already successful since customers who used to fly on AZ's the non-profitable routes now connect on Air France's flights for the dropped destinations (notably Asia).
The troubles of Air Lib on the domestic and Caribbean routes have also helped Air France.

Debt ratio has been steadly decreasing since 1997 (current 0.74 vs. 1.07 in 1997) despite the heavy investments in the fleet.

The airline would announced another profit for this year, if things don't get worse.

Best regards,
Alain Mengus


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