Keyword: airline

Air France-KLM seeks cost cuts despite sharp rise in profits

Airline's €480 million quarterly profit, its highest for 5 years, will make it harder to convince unions of need for major cost-cutting.

Germanwings airliner crash in France: cause still a complete mystery

Investigators seek to understand why jet with 150 on board went into a long descent for eight minutes before crashing into side of a ravine.

Air France to cut number of flights by half on Monday as pilots strike

Pilots due to begin a one-week strike over company plans to cut costs to recapture market share from budget airlines.

France charges Yemenia Airways over deadly 2009 crash

The Yemen national airline faces manslaughter charges over crash off the Comoros Islands that killed 152 people and left just one survivor.

Air France-KLM losses widen as fuel costs rise

The Franco-Dutch airline says it made a 1.19bn euros net loss in 2012, blaming sharply rising fuel costs and trouble with its cargo business.