NEW YORK — Air France-KLM has appointed Eric Caron as its new Senior Vice President and General Manager for North America.
Most recently serving as Executive Vice President In-flight Services in Paris, France, Caron will now be based in New York to oversee Air France and KLM passenger activities within Canada, French Polynesia, Mexico and the United States.
The appointment marks a return to the region for Caron; he previously served as Vice President and General Manager of the United States in 2016 and of Mexico between 2014 and 2016.
“I am excited to return to North America. These markets represent an important segment of business for the company and I look forward to working with the local team and our joint-venture partner Delta Air Lines,” said Caron.
Caron, who has been with Air France since 1998, has served various roles within the company including Vice President, Revenue Management Short and Medium Haul for Air France KLM as well as the Director of Scheduling for Air France. He also recently served as a member of the Air France Executive Committee.
This upcoming winter season, Air France and KLM will operate 268 weekly flights from 28 gateways in North America to both Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Amsterdam-Schiphol.