Air France KLM is in talks with its US SkyTeam partners regarding slot exchanges to permit the US carriers to operate to London Heathrow when the US-EU open skies agreement takes effect next spring, Vice Chairman Leo van Wijk confirmed earlier this week. Speaking to media in Vancouver at the IATA AGM, van Wijk said KLM is talking with Northwest Airlines and Air France with Delta Air Lines. They also have agreed in principle that Continental Airlines will participate. "London Heathrow will ...

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