The Air France-KLM group is delighted to announce the appointment of Mrs. Femke Kroese as the General Manager for South East Asia & Oceania.
In her new role, Mrs. Kroese will oversee the commercial passenger sales and flight operations of both Air France and KLM across the South East Asia & Oceania region, which includes Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, the Philippines, Australia, and New Zealand. Her base of operations will be in Singapore at the South East Asia & Oceania regional office. Expressing her enthusiasm for her new responsibilities, Mrs. Kroese remarked, “I am thrilled to have relocated to this captivating and diverse region with my family. I eagerly anticipate building upon the outstanding work accomplished by our teams over the years, engaging with our valued customers, and collaborating closely with numerous partners to explore new opportunities and synergies. Our goal is to provide both existing and new Air France and KLM customers with an even wider array of choices, improved connectivity, and an exceptional, seamless, and memorable travel experience, all while embracing sustainability.”
Before assuming her role as General Manager for South East Asia & Oceania, Mrs. Kroese served as the Commercial Director for the United Kingdom and Ireland at Air France KLM.
Her journey with KLM commenced in 2002, during which she held various positions within the Air France KLM group, encompassing Sales, Pricing Revenue Management, and other Commercial roles. These roles took her to diverse locations, including the Netherlands, France, Canada, and the United Kingdom.
In 2002, Mrs. Kroese earned her degree from the University of Plymouth in the United Kingdom and the Amsterdam School of Business in the Netherlands. These esteemed business schools conducted a double degree exchange program under the ‘Erasmus program.’
About Air France-KLM
As a global entity with a robust European foundation, the Air France-KLM Group primarily engages in passenger transport, cargo transport, and aeronautical maintenance.
Air France-KLM stands as a prominent airline Group for international departures from Europe, offering access to a comprehensive global network encompassing over 300 destinations. This is made possible through the combined efforts of Air France, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, and Transavia, with key hubs at Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Amsterdam-Schiphol.
The Flying Blue frequent flyer program, with over 20 million members, holds a prominent position in Europe.
In collaboration with partners Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic, Air France-KLM operates the largest transatlantic joint venture, comprising more than 340 daily flights in 2019.
Furthermore, Air France-KLM is a distinguished member of SkyTeam, an alliance dedicated to enhancing passengers’ travel experiences at every stage of their journey, with 19 member airlines collaborating across a vast global network. Recognized as an industry leader in sustainable development for 19 consecutive years, the Air France-KLM Group is committed to accelerating the transition towards a more sustainable aviation industry.
The regional office of Air France KLM for South East Asia & Oceania is situated in Singapore and serves various facets of the group’s business, including Passenger Transport in South East Asia & Oceania, Cargo Business in the Asia Pacific and the Middle East, and Aeronautical Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) business in the Asia Pacific region.