M&A Deal Summary

Air France-KLM Acquires KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

On May 5, 2004, Air France-KLM acquired airliner KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Air France-KLM’s 1st transaction in the Airlines sector.
  • This is Air France-KLM’s 1st transaction in the Netherlands.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2004-05-05
Target KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Sector Airlines
Buyer(s) Air France-KLM
Deal Type Merger

Target

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

Amstelveen, Netherlands
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KLM is a Dutch airline serving destinations around the world. The Airline was formed in 1919 and merged with Air France in 2004.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Air France-KLM

Paris, France

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Category Company
Founded 1919
Sector Airlines
Employees76,566
Revenue 30.0B EUR (2023)
DESCRIPTION

Air France-KLM is a French/Dutch holding company for the Air France and KLM airlines. Air France-KLM was founded in 1919 and is based in Paris, France.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 3
Sector (Airlines) 1 of 1
Type (Merger) 1 of 1
Country (Netherlands) 1 of 1
Year (2004) 1 of 1
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2009-01-12 Società Aerea Italiana

Rome, Italy

Alitalia is an Italian airline. The Company was formed in 1999 and is based Rome.

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