Keyword: liquidation

Bust French airline XL Airways seeks bailout by Air France

The management of French airline XL Airways, which operates long-haul and charter flights and which is due to halt flights on Monday after enetring into liquidation, is seeking a last-minute deal for a takeover by Air France to avoid folding with the loss of around 600 jobs.

End of the line for French fashion house Sonia Rykiel

The eponymous womens' clothing brand created by the late French fashion designer Sonia Rykiel, and which first found success with its casual, striped knitware in the 1960s, has been placed in liquidation after no buyer was found for the debt-burdened firm.

Liquidation ordered of Virgin France

A Paris court orders liquidation of books-to-music retailer, which employs 960 people, and which filed for insolvency in January.

Ferry company SeaFrance sinks with 1,000 job losses

Cross-channel ferry service SeaFrance is to be definitively liquidated, at a cost of some 1,000 jobs in France and the UK.