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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.

Air France pilots' strike to hit flights harder Tuesday

The week-long strike began on Monday by halting about half of the French airline's flights, but is due to ground 60% of flights on Tuesday.

Air France braced for worst strike in 16 years

Up to half of airline's services set to be cancelled on Monday, the start of week-long action by pilots over plans to expand low-cost operations.

Air France to lose millions a day from pilot strike

Week-long stoppage called over airline's plans to transfer most of its short- and medium-haul services to its low-cost Transavia Airlines.

French pilots call off May strikes

Unions received a government pledge that a mandatory 48-hour warning of strike action would not be used to find replacement pilots.