Restoring trust within the group is an absolutely vital part of implementing the changes that are needed to return the company to good health. This is the view Jean-Marc Janaillac expressed when he became Chairman & CEO of Air France-KLM in July 2016.
Mr Janaillac held talks with trade unions in both France and the Netherlands last week, to launch the Air France-KLM project “Trust Together”. This project supplements Perform 2020, Mr Janaillac explained. It focuses on restoring trust within the group, wherever that is needed, and identifies a number of specific, strategic topics.
Reports appeared in foreign media, which were then picked up by the Dutch press, which gave the false impression that Perform 2020 has been dropped. KLM and Air France stress that they are continuing to implement Perform 2020, which focuses on cutting costs and achieving greater margins, in order to be able to make the investments that are necessary to ensure a healthy future for the group. The first positive results arising from this trajectory are already discernible for KLM