Keyword: Air France

Air France pilots accept low-cost development plans

After a lengthy strike earlier this year, pilots narrowly voted in favour of plans to develop the airline's low-cost operator Transavia.

Air France and pilots close to deal over low-cost unit Transavia

After a costly pilots' strike last month, initial agreement has been reached for crews flying Transavia planes to retain Air France benefits.

Air France denies two pilots were asleep on 2009 Rio-Paris crash flight

The airline said press reports that two of three pilots flying AF447 were asleep showed 'a major misunderstanding' of events in its cockpit.

Air France puts cost of pilots strike at €500m

Finance director says month-long dispute had an immediate impact of about 320-350m euros and will also hit future business.

Questions hang over Air France after pilots’ strike ends

Dispute could wipe out second quarter profits but some say that failure of striking pilots to win clear victory is good news for airline's future.

Air France pilots call off lengthy strike

Normal service will begin resuming Tuesday after the two-week strike over development plans for the airline's low-cost arm ended Sunday.

Air France pilots continue strike as negotiations reach deadlock

Talkss between pilots and the airline were blocked Saturday after the latter, and the government, rejected calls for appointment of a mediator.

Air France pilots' strike runs on

The airline and pilots are still at loggerheads after an 11-day strike that the company says causes a daily operating loss of 20 million euros.

Air France contradicts minister's announcement it had dropped low-cost plans

The airline denied transport secretary's comments that it had dropped its plan to delocalise low-cost arm and which sparked pilots' strike.

Striking Air France pilots take to Paris streets

Hundreds of pilots gathered in full uniform in a protest outside French parliament as their strike continued into its second week.

Air France pilots strike deepens as both sides dig in

Pilots rejected a management proposition to delay development plan of its low-cost arm which they say is a move to delocalise employment.

Minister warns striking pilots future of Air France is 'at stake'

French transport minister Alain Vidalies was speaking as the pilots' strike, said to cost the airline 15M euros daily, enters its second week.

Air France pilots extend strike

The airline faces further crippling and costly strikes, which have already reduced flights by half, until Friday September 26th.

Air France pilots threaten to extend strike indefinitely

The airline and pilots' unions continued talks Thursday over the strike that began Monday and which was originally due to end September 22.

French PM demands Air France pilots end their strike

The strike, which began Monday and could last up to a week, has grounded more than a half of flights and cost the airline millions of euros.