France air traffic responsible for third of Europe delays

June 18, 2018 10:52 am

Hindered by strikes and outdated equipment, French air traffic control is responsible for a third of aviation delays in Europe, Le Parisien said Monday, citing a senate finance committee report. Between 2004 and 2016, French air traffic controllers were on strike 254 days, while second-placed Greece only had 46 days...

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Air France Unions Plan for Four-Day Strike

June 9, 2018 11:33 pm

TEHRAN (FNA)- Unions at Air France on Friday called for a four-day strike starting June 23 over a continuing pay dispute that prompted the resignation of parent company Air France-KLM’s chief executive last month. The dispute has already resulted in 15 days of walkouts this year, costing Europe’s second-largest carrier...

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Air France Leans on KLM to Buoy Passenger Numbers Amid Strikes

June 9, 2018 1:00 am

Air France flew fewer people in May after strikes hampered operations, leaving KLM to prop up business at parent company Air France-KLM. Passenger numbers at the Air France brand, entangled in a pay conflict with workers, fell 1.7 percent last month compared to a year earlier, the Paris-based company said...

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