Keyword: Air France
If agreed, the deal would allow Sir Richard Branson’s airline offer more routes to Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
Moroccan passengers to take airline to court after pilot joked that 'His Majesty the King of Morocco' was delaying their flight from Casablanca.
French carrier says one-way "MiNi" tickets will start at 49 euros including tax for the 40 percent of people who travel without checked baggage.
After a relatively smooth launch, the sweeping restructuring programme announced earlier this year by debt-ridden carrier Air France appeared headed for turbulence this autumn amid a deadlock in negotiations with two flight attendants’ unions which have voted to reject the plans. The company wants to reduce its workforce by 10% and increase productivity by 20%, including an increase in working hours and a freeze on salaries. After reaching agreement with pilots and ground staff, it has now refused any further negotiation with the flight attendants, who it has threatened with “unilateral measures” to see the redundancies through. Simon Castel reports.
Crew of an Air France Paris-Beirut flight re-routed for security reasons to Damascus sought cash from passengers for refuelling to reach Cyprus.
Air France cabin crew refuse to back proposals to rule out compulsory job cuts in exchange for a 20 percent improvement in productivity.
A combination of mistakes by inadequately trained pilots and faulty equipment caused an Air France jet to plunge into the Atlantic in 2009.
Air France has announced it is to shed 5,000 jobs by 2013, equal to a tenth of its workforce, in the French carrier's latest bid to return to profit.
Air France says it is to reduce staff numbers and cut its short-and medium-haul fleet in an effort to slash costs and return the airline to growth.
French investigators accused of "protecting" Airbus after implicit criticism of the manufacturer was sliced from Air France Rio-Paris crash report.