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Air France-KLM to battle fuel cost rises with deeper integration

Air France-KLM to battle fuel cost rises with deeper integration

Air France-KLM pledged new efficiency gains to offset higher fuel costs this year, as the airline deepens cooperation between its two main carriers.

Air France, British Airways to stop flights to Tehran

Air France, British Airways to stop flights to Tehran

Air France and British Airways announced on Thursday that they will halt flights to Tehran next month, citing low profitability as the US reimposes sanctions on Iran.

Aiming for clearer skies: Air France-KLM to name interim CEO on Tuesday

Aiming for clearer skies: Air France-KLM to name interim CEO on Tuesday

Air France-KLM's board meets on Tuesday morning to appoint an interim chief executive for the Franco-Dutch airline, who will have to tackle French unions emboldened after the departure of previous boss ...

Air France cuts back on Iran flights, blames weak demand

Air France cuts back on Iran flights, blames weak demand

Air France is cutting its Joon subsidiary's service between Paris and Tehran to the summer season only, blaming a poor economic performance over two years in operation.

Air France raises pay offer in bid to end strikes

Air France raises pay offer in bid to end strikes

Air France said on Tuesday it had raised its pay offer to unions in a bid to end strikes that have already cost the airline 170 million euros ($210 million).

Air France strike to affect half of long-haul flights

Air France strike to affect half of long-haul flights

Half of Air France's long-haul flights out of Paris on Thursday will be cancelled due to a strike by pilots, cabin crew and ground staff, the carrier said.

France opens judicial probe into Air France A380 engine blast

France opens judicial probe into Air France A380 engine blast

The Paris prosecutor has begun an investigation into whether lives were put in danger when an engine explosion forced an Air France Airbus A380 to make an emergency landing in Canada.

Air France KLM reaches pensions deal with KLM staff

Air France KLM reaches pensions deal with KLM staff

Air France KLM has struck a deal with its KLM pilot and cabin staff unions to resolve a dispute over pensions, the airline said on Monday, adding it would take a charge of 311 million euros ...

France to lead investigation into A380 engine explosion

France to lead investigation into A380 engine explosion

France's air accident investigation agency said on Tuesday it would lead the investigation into an engine explosion that led to the emergency landing of an Air France A380 superjumbo in Canada with over 500 people on board on Saturday.

Suspected radioactive leak at New Delhi airport

Suspected radioactive leak at New Delhi airport

Emergency workers sealed off a portion of New Delhi's international airport Sunday after officials suspected a consignment containing radioactive material had leaked, a police officer said.

Air France blames attacks, strikes as fall in bookings accelerates

Air France blames attacks, strikes as fall in bookings accelerates

Air France expects a further decline in bookings over the coming months as a result of Islamist militant attacks and a cabin crew strike during the summer, the airline's boss Jean-Marc Janaillac said.

'Mouse' grounds Air France flight to Paris

'Mouse' grounds Air France flight to Paris

A small rodent, probably a mouse, caused the grounding of an Air France flight from Bamako to Paris, the firm said on Sunday.