Tuesday September 22, 2020

Air France weighs scrapping low-cost push under weight of strike

Air France-KLM CEO Alexandre de Juniac said the carrier may be forced to scrap a plan to expand its low-cost Transavia unit as it fails to quell the worst pilot strike since 1998.

23rd September, 2014
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has called for an end to the strike

Air France-KLM CEO Alexandre de Juniac said the carrier may be forced to scrap a plan to expand its low-cost Transavia unit as it fails to quell the worst pilot strike since 1998.

“If we’re not able to reach an agreement we’ll be forced, with a heavy heart, to withdraw the project,” de Juniac said, speaking on France Inter radio today about the plan to beef up Transavia to 100 planes by 2017. “It’s a pity.”...

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