Air France KLM (AF) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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       Reference Code: GDTTL27130FSA                                                                                    Publication Date: MAY 2011

       45 rue de Paris                       Phone            +33 1 41567800                           Revenue            20,999 (million EUR)
       Roissy                                Fax                                                       Net Profit         -1,559 (million EUR)
       95747                                 Website          www.airfranceklm-finance.com             Employees          102,461
       France                                Exchange         AF [Euronext Paris]                      Industry           Transport and Logistics

      Company Overview
       Air France KLM (Air France) is a European airline holding company which offers air transportation services. The company
       operates through three main businesses; passenger transportation, cargo transportation and aeronautics maintenance and
       overhaul services. Air France is formed by the merger between Air France and KLM. Air France serves 244 destinations in 105
       countries world-wide covering all the continents having the most extensive route network between Europe and the rest of the
       world. It has offices in Montreuil, Seine-Saint-Denis, Paris, and in Amstelveen, Netherlands. Air France is head quartered at
       Roissy, France.

      Key Executives                                                                  SWOT Analysis
                     Name                                   Title                     Air France KLM, SWOT Analysis
      Pierre-Henri Gourgeon                 Chief Executive Officer                   Strengths                 Weaknesses

      Leo M.van Wijk                        Vice Chairman
                                                                                      SkyTeam Alliance and               Weak Profitability Indicators
      Peter F. Hartman                      Chief Executive Officer, KLM              Partnerships
      Jean-Cyril Spinetta                   Chairman                                                                     Increasing Debt
                                                                                      Modern Fleet
      Patricia Barbizet                     Director
      Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
      GlobalData

      Share Data                                                                      Opportunities                      Threats

      Air France KLM                                                                  Positive Outlook in Aviation       Volatility in Fuel Prices
       Share Price (EUR) as on 12-May-2011                                 12.27      Industry
                                                                           -5.30                                         Consolidation in the Industry
       EPS (EUR)
                                                                                      Growth Prospects: Tourism
       Market Cap (million EUR)                                            3,613      Industry
       Enterprise Value (million EUR)                                    10,961

       Shares Outstanding (million)                                             294
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                      Research, GlobalData
       GlobalData

      Financial Performance                                                           Recent Developments
                                                                                      Feb 09, 2010        American Express MENA Adds                  Air
                                                                                                          France, British Airways, KLM                To
                                                                                                          Membership Rewards Program
                                                                                      Jan 19, 2010        Air  France    Deploys     Warehouse
                                                                                                          Management Solution From RedPrairie
                                                                                      Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                      Research, GlobalData




       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
       GlobalData




Air France KLM (AF) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review                                                             Reference Code: GDTTL27130FSA

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      Table of Contents
      Table of Contents........................................................................................................................................................................................................... 2
      List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
      List of Figures................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
      Section 1 - About the Company ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 4
      Air France KLM - Key Facts ........................................................................................................................................................................................... 4
      Air France KLM - Key Employees .................................................................................................................................................................................. 5
      Air France KLM - Key Employee Biographies................................................................................................................................................................ 6
      Air France KLM - Major Products and Services ............................................................................................................................................................. 7
      Air France KLM - History................................................................................................................................................................................................ 8
      Air France KLM - Company Statement ........................................................................................................................................................................ 10
      Air France KLM - Locations And Subsidiaries.............................................................................................................................................................. 11
            Head Office............................................................................................................................................................................................................ 11
            Other Locations & Subsidiaries ............................................................................................................................................................................. 11
      Section 2 – Company Analysis .................................................................................................................................................................................... 13
      Air France KLM - Business Description ....................................................................................................................................................................... 13
      Air France KLM - Corporate Strategy........................................................................................................................................................................... 14
      Air France KLM - SWOT Analysis................................................................................................................................................................................ 15
            SWOT Analysis - Overview ................................................................................................................................................................................... 15
            Air France KLM - Strengths ................................................................................................................................................................................... 15
                  Strength - SkyTeam Alliance and Partnerships .............................................................................................................................................. 15
                  Strength - Modern Fleet .................................................................................................................................................................................. 15
                  Strength - Strong Network Base ..................................................................................................................................................................... 15
            Air France KLM - Weaknesses .............................................................................................................................................................................. 16
                  Weakness - Weak Profitability Indicators........................................................................................................................................................ 16
                  Weakness - Increasing Debt ........................................................................................................................................................................... 16
            Air France KLM - Opportunities ............................................................................................................................................................................. 16
                  Opportunity - Positive Outlook in Aviation Industry ...........
				
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Description: Air France KLM (AF) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review Summary Air France KLM (Air France) is a European airline holding company which offers air transportation services. The company operates through three main businesses; passenger transportation, cargo transportation and aeronautics maintenance and overhaul services. Air France is formed by the merger between Air France and KLM. Air France serves 244 destinations in 105 countries world-wide covering all the continents having the most extensive route network between Europe and the rest of the world. It has offices in Montreuil, Seine-Saint-Denis, Paris, and in Amstelveen, Netherlands. Air France is head quartered at Roissy, France. Air France KLM Key Recent Developments… Feb 09, 2010: American Express MENA Adds Air France, British Airways, KLM To Membership Rewards Program Jan 19, 2010: Air France Deploys Warehouse Management Solution From RedPrairie This comprehensive SWOT profile of Air France KLM provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better. The profile contains critical company information including: - Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions. - Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy. - SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats. - Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company. - Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company. - Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the comp
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