Keyword: Alexandre de Juniac
Jean-Marc Janaillac, head of French bus and train operator Transdev, will replace the airline's CEO and chairman Alexandre de Juniac in August.
The Air France-KLM group chief executive, who has overseen a troubled restructuring of the company, is to head the International Air Transport Association.
Job cuts in 2016 will be voluntary and heavier job losses in 2017 will be avoided if unions agree alternative savings measures, says airline CEO.
Decision to announce cuts next week comes after breakdown in talks with pilots’ unions to trim €170 million annually over three years.
Plan to boost its Transavia brand remains 'on the table' says airline despite opposition from pilots who staged costly two-week strike.