SINGAPORE, Sept. 19, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — The Air France-KLM group is pleased to announce that Mrs. Femke Kroese has been appointed General Manager for South East Asia & Oceania.
Mrs. Kroese is responsible for Air France and KLM commercial passenger sales and flight operations throughout the South East Asia & Oceania region (Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, Australia, and New Zealand). She is based in Singapore at the South East Asia & Oceania regional office.
Speaking of her new responsibility, Mrs. Kroese said, "I am delighted to have moved to this fascinating and diverse region with my family. I look forward to start building on the great work our teams have done over the years, meet our customers and work hand in hand with many partners to develop and look for new opportunities and synergies. We aspire to offer existing and new Air France and KLM customers even more choice, better connections and offer an exceptional, seamless, and memorable travel experience, in a more sustainable way."
Femke Kroese – Biography
Prior to her appointment as General Manager South East Asia & Oceania, Mrs. Kroese was Commercial Director United Kingdom and Ireland Air France KLM.
She joined KLM in 2002 and held several positions in the Air France KLM group within Sales, Pricing Revenue Management and other Commercial roles while being based in the Netherlands, France, Canada and the United Kingdom.
In 2002, she graduated from the University of Plymouth in the United Kingdom and the Amsterdam School of Business in the Netherlands. Under the ‘Erasmus program’ these business schools ran a double degree exchange program.
About Air France-KLM
A global player with a strong European base, the Air France-KLM Group’s main areas of business are passenger transport, cargo transport and aeronautical maintenance.
Air France-KLM is a leading airline Group in terms of international traffic on departure from Europe. It offers its customers access to a worldwide network, covering over 300 destinations thanks to Air France, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Transavia, mainly from its hubs at Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Amsterdam-Schiphol.
Its Flying Blue frequent flyer programme is one of the leaders in Europe with over 20 million members.
Together with its partners Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic, Air France-KLM operates the largest transatlantic joint venture, with more than 340 daily flights in 2019.
Air France-KLM is also a member of the SkyTeam, the alliance dedicated to providing passengers with a more seamless travel experience at every step of their journey 19 member airlines working together across an extensive global network. Regonized for 19 years as an industry leader in sustainable development, the Air France-KLM Group is determined to accelerate the transition to mor sustainable aviation.
The regional Air France KLM office for South East Asia & Oceania is located in Singapore and serves the group’s Passenger Transport Business in South East Asia & Oceania, Cargo Business in the Asia Pacific and the Middle East as well as its Aeronautical Maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) business in the Asia Pacific.