Air France-KLM Confirms Interest in TAP

DALLAS – Air France-KLM has said it is interested in taking a stake in TAP Air Portugal (TP). At the group’s Q3 press conference, Chief Executive Officer Ben Smith stated that TP might be an “option.”

This comes as the Portuguese government looks for an industry backer for its flag carrier, which it rescued during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Smith also said they have looked at the “entire Iberian peninsula… for many years,” recalling that his company had had a relationship with Spanish airline Air Europa (UX) before the carrier moved to IAG.

Smith then stated, “we had extensive involvement both commercially read more ⇒

Source:: “Airways Magazine”

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