BERLIN May 4 Air France-KLM is in no
hurry to take a decision on renewing its fleet of single aisle
planes, but expects to start talks in 2019, the group's chief
financial officer said on Thursday.
"We have to think about options in long-term for the renewal
of short-haul fleet. We plan to open discussions with the
planemakers by the middle or end of 2019," Frederic Gagey said
after the group reported first quarter results.
He said he was waiting for the manufacturers to come out
with some news on their plans for the future of single-aisle
Both Airbus and Boeing and have refreshed
their popular A320 and 737 short-haul planes with new variants
in recent years.
(Reporting by Victoria Bryan; Editing by Maria Sheahan)