News Listings for Transavia Airlines

  • ANALYSIS: Financial fortunes mixed for Europe's carriers

    News | 18 Nov 2014 16:44 | Graham Dunn

    On the face of it European airline fortunes for the third quarter of the calendar year was a case of business as usual.
  • ANALYSIS: Leisure carriers look to adapt to new markets

    News | 17 Sep 2014 13:39 | Oliver Clark

    In August, Monarch's chief executive Andrew Swaffield revealed that after 56 years operating as a leisure carrier, it plans to cease charter operations for good in 2015 and focus entirely on scheduled low-cost operations.
  • ANALYSIS: The leisure industry rises from its sickbed

    News | 16 Sep 2013 11:12 | Oliver Clark

    Medicine such as restructuring, cost reduction and scheduled services are helping the leisure industry rise from its sickbed
  • New managing director takes the reins at Transavia Airlines

    News | 13 Aug 2013 14:11 | Alex Thomas

    Mattijs ten Brink has taken over as managing director and chairman of Netherlands-based leisure carrier Transavia Airlines, part of the Air France-KLM group. A...
  • Van den Brink repositions Transavia

    News | 24 Apr 2006 23:00

    <P><STRONG>By Andrea Crisp in Dublin</STRONG></P> <P><STRONG>It’s Thursday morning in Dublin and Onno van den Brink, the chief executive of Dutch carrier Transavia, is giving the keynote address to delegates at the Airline Distribution conference organised by Airline Business and corporate credit card provider UATP<BR><BR></STRONG>At over six foot tall, van den Brink is a commanding figure. And it is with this command that he has taken the huge step of repositioning Transavia as a travel brand rather than simply an airline. This means that instead of selling just flights, customers will be able to book their whole holiday package, including hotels, car rental, taxis, airport transfers and days out. </P> <P>But this is just another step in the evolution of a company that began operations back in 1966. In 1991 Transavia’s major shareholder Nedlloyd sold its 80% holding to KLM, and today Transavia exists as an independent division of the Air France-KLM group. Its operations are optimised
  • Boeing pitches digital maintenance

    News | 18 Mar 2003 00:00

    <p>GUY NORRIS / LOS ANGELES</p> <p>Boeing Commercial Aviation Services (CAS) is studying a major expansion of its "Enterprise One" software system to provide aircraft health management, "pre-emptive" maintenance and ultimately serve as the basis for a digital maintenance plan for start-up airlines and low-cost carriers.</p> <p>"There is clearly an interest, and we are in pretty intense talks with a number of customers," says Rich Higgins, vice-president of maintenance engineering and publications for CAS. "Cost pressures are forcing us to make decisions, as an industry, about who is doing what. We can bring some value to this situation if airlines are willing to accept a more standard approach," says Higgins.</p> <p>Airlines "can't forgo having a maintenance officer, but they may not have to look at an infrastructure to build maintenance plans". Maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) companies will "get more of the maintenance work, and if they are consolidating, they can look at li