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French rail and air travellers begin their week in travel chaos as Air France and SNCF staff are both taking industrial action today and Tuesday. Passengers hoping to travel to, from and across France are being warned of the disruption. Air France staff proposed the walkout in February after the pilots, cabin ...
"Since February 22, Air France has faced 11 days of strikes, during which the staff demanded [an increase in] salaries. The whole financial damage is estimated at more than 300 million euros," the statement said. The Air France employees have long been demanding a pay raise of 6 percent as inflation ...

Air France's hybrid, lower-cost airline Joon is aiming to operate 18 mid- and 10 long-haul aircraft by 2020, as the young airline continues to expand. Joon launched Airbus A320 mid-haul services in December 2017, serving Barcelona, Berlin, Lisbon and Porto, and has since added Istanbul, Naples, Oslo ...
German public sector workers and French airline staff have forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights in Europe as unions demand better pay. In France, a quarter of Air France were cancelled on Tuesday as pilots, ground staff and others went on strike, demanding a 6 per cent pay rise after years of ...
EasyJet Plc, Air France-KLM Group and Cerberus Capital Management LP have made a joint approach to the Italian airline Alitalia SpA about a possible takeover, according to a person familiar with the matter, betting the unprofitable carrier will provide a gateway to expansion in the Mediterranean market.
Air France-KLM (AF.FR) said Tuesday that it has invited unions to pay negotiations starting Thursday in a bid to end current strike action. The airline said the strikes were causing "severe commercial and operational impact, and destroying the company's image and results." The company has invited unions ...

photo - An Air France plane crosses a bridge as he prepares to take off at An Air France plane crosses a bridge as he prepares to take off at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport, in Roissy, near Paris, Wednesday, April 11, 2018. About 30 percent of Air France flights scheduled on Wednesday are expected to be ...
Meanwhile, Air France has said that it faces costs of €170m (£148m) from a wave of strike action by its employees, of which Tuesday's stoppage is merely the latest example. The strike is set to continue on Wednesday, with further walkouts planned on four more days this month. Rail travel in France is also ...
Air France recommends that passengers check their flights before going to the airport and delay their trips. The company has offered to change tickets for free. Strikers hope to pile pressure on management to increase salaries by 6 percent. The strike will further disrupt transport in France. Over Sunday and ...
Air France unions representing both flight crews and ground staff announced on Sunday a new two-day strike for April 10 and 11, the latest move in its pay dispute with the French flag carrier since February. These new dates are in addition to Air France plans to strike on Tuesday and Saturday, This comes ...
French airline Air France says that 30 percent of its long-haul and medium-haul flights to and from Paris are not operating Friday due to a strike over pay. The company also ... Air France recommends that its customers check their flight before going to the airport and has offered to change their tickets for free.
The two Eurofighter Typhoons, belonging to the QRA cell based at Istrana airbase, in northeastern Italy, were scrambled by the CAOC (Combined Air Operation Center) of Torrejon, Spain, after an Air France Boeing 777-300, registration F-GZNF and flying as AF671, failed to respond to the ATC calls.
Air France on Thursday said it expects to operate 75% of its flights during a union strike on Friday. The carrier, which is part of Air France-KLM (AF.FR), intends to operate 70% of its scheduled long-haul flights and 80% of the short-haul ones, based on estimates that 35% of its pilots, 31% of its cabin crew ...
Air France will cancel flights to and from French airports due to a strike by air traffic controllers on Thursday, and may face further cancellations on Friday, as a result of strike action from its own employees. The airline, part of Air France-KLM (AF.FR), said that on Thursday it expects to operate 100% of its ...
Two years ago, chaotic scenes showing Air France managers with their shirts ripped off fleeing angry staff made headlines worldwide. On Monday, 12 people involved in the incident will face an appeal trial in Paris. The defendants – most of them members of the French left-wing union CGT – are accused of ...
DAKAR, SENEGAL - Launched last April by AccorHotels and Air France, the #MyChicAfrica digital campaign offers African influencers the possibility of becoming Ambassadors of their continent, both at the local and international level, in order to portray a bold and trendy Africa. The premise is simple: an ...
Several Air France unions on Tuesday called for a new strike on March 23, following a previous strike on Feb. 22 which saw half of the airway's long-haul flights out of Paris canceled. The industrial action, led by pilots, cabin crew and ground staff, aims at putting pressure on the management to increase ...

--Ten Air France unions are calling for a new strike on March 23, following the one held on Feb. 22 which resulted in the carrier canceling a quarter of its flights, AFP reports citing union sources. Full story in French: http://bit.ly/2oLVUi9 ...
AN AIR France aircraft from Paris has declared an emergency on a flight to Nice. By Rob Virtue. PUBLISHED: 15:58, Sat, Mar 3, 2018 | UPDATED: 16:06, Sat, Mar 3, 2018. 0. Air France emergency AIRLIVE. Air France emergency: The flight was between Paris and Nice. Website airlive said the pilot made the emergency call ...
In the case of Air France, since the carrier anticipated the strike because workers had made clear that they would take action, Mr. Holtz said that the it likely held most of its planes in Paris, its home base. “Since the planes are sitting in Charles de Gaulle and Orly airports, outbound flights from Paris should ...
According to a representative from Air France's office in Paris, 28 percent of its employees went on strike on today, which forced the airline to cancel 25 percent of its flights scheduled for the day. Long-haul flights are the most affected: the airline plans to operate only 50 percent of those scheduled to depart ...
Air France-KLM has started looking at how it could expand formerly loss-making Transavia France's fleet beyond the 40 aircraft it is limited to by an agreement with labor unions. It hopes the subsidiary could help it stave off intensifying competition from other LCCs in the French market. “We have started the ...
Air France-KLM expects ticket prices to be positive in the first quarter of this year and will offer more seats on routes to Asia and Latin America to meet demand, although competition from high-speed trains was biting in France. The Franco-Dutch airline reported on Friday an operating result of 1.488 billion ...
French rail workers, airline employees and students staged another string of strikes and sit-ins Wednesday despite French President Emmanuel Macron's insistence that protests won't prevent him from trying to overhaul the economy. Rail workers resumed a strike set to disrupt traffic off-and-on through ...
Barbara Lawrence and her husband fly to Paris on Air France from Boston. They pay extra for premium economy seats because they want to get a good night's sleep on the overnight flight. Alas, their seats don't recline, but an Air France ticket agent in Boston tells them the airline will knock 20 percent off the ...
In a time of low-cost airlines, where your ticket might not include a hot meal or free access to electronic entertainment, the box reminds you of what could be if you shell out a little more on Air France. That's the idea behind the airline's new “Take a Chance or Fly Air France” campaign, which will begin ...
Lufthansa Group has over 100 more aircraft than second ranked IAG and number three Air France-KLM, thanks to narrowbody and regional aircraft, while all three have similar widebody numbers. Data from the CAPA Fleet Database illustrate IAG's comparative focus on long haul, Lufthansa Group's on ...
Air France warned that about 30 per cent of its flights across France would be cancelled on Saturday as pilots, cabin crews and ground staff pursued a fifth day of strikes over salary. The airline said in a statement on Friday that 35 per cent of its medium-haul flights arriving and departing from Paris-Charles ...
The unions want to strike to oppose the proposed 1% pay increase put forward by Air France management during annual salary negotiations, which was approved by some unions representing a minority of the carrier's staff. The main Air France unions, including the Syndicat National des Pilotes de Ligne ...
PARIS—Air France-KLM pledged to increase capacity by up to 4% in 2018 compared to 2017 as it continues to face intensifying competition from low-cost operators at home in Europe and further afield. In Europe, LCCs are growing fast with Ryanair planning to open up bases and aggressively increase its ...
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Air France-KLM expects ticket prices to be positive in the first quarter of this year and will offer more seats on routes to Asia and Latin America to meet demand, although competition from high-speed trains was biting in France. The Franco-Dutch airline reported on Friday an operating result of 1.488 billion ...
--Air France labor unions representing a majority of the company's employees said Friday they would call for a strike on Feb. 22, reports AFP. --The 10 unions--which represent pilots, stewards and ground crew--said they oppose an agreement for a 1% wage increase in 2018, asking instead for a 6% salary ...
The Air France declared an emergency soon after leaving Paris Orly airport for JFK. Flight AF32 began returning to Paris soon after leaving French airspace and passing over the island of Jersey. Flight tracker Air Live tweeted: "Air France #AF32 to JFK is declaring an emergency and returning to Paris ORY.
The strike will come a week after the publication of Air France-KLM's results for 2017, which are expected to show a substantial improvement over previous years. But the company says the pay rise is "realistic" because it is less profitable than its rivals and faces stiff competition, especially from low-coast ...
Air France wants to help all its anxious passengers feel a little better while flying, and they're doing so through a partnership with a meditation app called Mind. Since June of last year the French airline has been offering all its passengers guided meditation sessions on the individual screens located on ...
Air France and KLM are among five carriers that joined the TSA PreCheck program on Thursday. Also new to the trusted-traveler program are Brussels Airlines, Philippine Airlines and Miami-based charter carrier World Atlantic Airlines. The additions bring the number of carriers participating PreCheck to 47.
The FINANCIAL -- For summer 2018, Air France will offer 5 new destinations on departure from Paris-Charles de Gaulle – Bari in Italy, Cagliari in Sardinia (Italy), Dubrovnik in Croatia, Ibiza in Spain and Perpignan in France. To Bari, Air France customers will be able to reach the city with 5 weekly flights ...
Navigation between terminals is inefficient and labyrinthine at best, the service is indifferent if absent entirely, shopping is decentralized, and the dining options—beyond macarons and chocolate—are extortionate and limited. Still, there's good news, for some: Air France, its national carrier, is compensating ...
Air France has stopped carrying out a final identity check to make sure that the same name is present on passengers' passports and their boarding passes, ... The measure, which was taken on January 22nd, affects flights within France and the EU's Schengen zone and will also be applied to Air France's ...
Nigerian banker gives birth on Air France flight 35,000 feet mid-air. Nigerian banker gives birth on Air France flight 35,000 feet mid-air ... The 41-year-old and her daughter, 4, were aboard an Air France flight heading to New York. She is a banker resident in the United Kingdom and was making the trip from ...
(ANSA) - Paris, January 19 - Alitalia and Air France representatives had a "very cordial" first meeting over a possible takeover of the troubled Italian airline on Thursday afternoon, French sources told ANSA Friday. In the meeting, sponsored by Italian Ambassador Giandomenico Magliano, it was decided to ...
Air France KLM logo Air France KLM (OTCMKTS:AFLYY) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued on Thursday, January 11th. The firm presently has a $18.00 price target on the transportation company's stock. Zacks Investment ...
Dubai: Air France has just unveiled budget-saving deals for UAE travellers and slashed the prices of tickets to various destinations in Europe and the United States. The French carrier is offering up return airfares under Dh2,000 in its “Oh Lala” deals bonanza, with return rates for trips from Dubai to Rome up ...
Last Thursday, rumours were floating around that Air France-KLM was interested in buying Alitalia. German carrier Lufthansa and US investor Cerberus have submitted a proposal for the acquisition of the troubled group. Air France-KLM bought a stake in Alitalia in 2009, but later pulled out. Five years later ...
Air France has launched a new “My Fun Menu” option for passengers on its long-haul services departing Paris CDG and Orly. The paid-for menu – which adds to the carrier's existing A La Carte choices on long-haul flights – includes a “burger made from French beef, with Emmental cheese and Bearnaise ...
For example, the PEG ratio for Air France-KLM SA is just 0.3, a level that is noticeably lower than the industry average of 1.7. The PEG ratio is a modified PE ratio that takes into account the stock's earnings growth rate. Additionally, its P/CF ratio (another great indicator of value) comes in at 2.2, which is ...
Sophie Gelbert, General Counsel and Secretary of the Board, Air France. SINCE JANUARY 2014, SOPHIE GELBERT HAS SERVED AS GENERAL counsel and secretary of the board for Air France, one of the largest airlines in Europe. As… By MARY ALICE ROBBINS | January 11, 2018 at 03:45 PM. X ...
Air France's new daily flight from Cork to Paris will open up a vast long-haul network to Irish passengers and boost inbound tourist numbers to the south. ... The service from Cork to Paris-Charles de Gaulle will be operated by Air France Hop! from May 26 until October 27 using a 76-passenger capacity ...
Interactive Mobility's new wireless in-flight entertainment (IFE) platform Flymingo is going to be introduced on Air France starting next month. The service will first be piloted on the French flag carrier's Paris–Tel Aviv route, before being rolled out on other medium- and long-haul flights.Air Belgium has also ...


 

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