Pilots with Air France airline Transavia call for Christmas strike

December 22, 2016 12:28 pm

Air France pilots working for the company’s budget airline Transavia have called for a strike over Christmas which could potentially ruin the festive cheer of thousands of passengers. Pilots employed by Air France, but who are contracted out to the airline’s low-cost subsidiary Transavia have filed a strike notice for...

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How safe is your next trip? Map reveals Turkey, France and Germany among countries at ‘high risk’

June 30, 2016 5:45 am

Experts have called for a worldwide rethink on airport security following the suicide bombings at Istanbul’s Ataturk International Airport. The demands reflect the increased likelihood of terror attacks throughout Europe, with seven countries across the continent considered ‘high risk’ by the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office, as a new map...

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Air France Pilot Unions Cancel Planned 4-Day Strike

June 23, 2016 7:25 am

Three unions said the management of Air France has agreed to suspend measures. PARIS:  Air France’s pilot unions have cancelled a four-day strike scheduled for later this week after reaching an agreement with the company over working conditions. Three unions said Tuesday the management of Air France has agreed to...

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Four-day Air France strike affects 1,030 flights 

June 15, 2016 12:31 pm

Air France is expecting operations to start returning to normal on June 15, after a four-day pilot strike that has caused the cancellation of 1,030 flights and affected 127,500 passengers. Source: Four-day Air France strike affects 1,030 flights | Labor content from ATWOnline

Air France to Scrap a Quarter of Flights Saturday Amid Strike

June 10, 2016 12:15 pm

Air France will cancel about a quarter of all flights on Saturday after pilot unions rejected the airline’s latest proposals for ending a labor dispute, hampering travel for fans attending the 2016 European soccer championship in the country. Air France-KLM Group’s French arm will only operate 70 percent to 80...

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