Air France to offset daily CO2 emissions by next year

Air France to offset daily CO2 emissions by next year

French carrier Air France will offset the carbon dioxide emissions of its 500-odd daily internal flights by 2020 at a cost of millions of euros, the company's CEO has announced.
Engine failure forces Air France A380 back to Abidjan

Engine failure forces Air France A380 back to Abidjan

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast: A mid-flight engine failure forced an Air France A380 jet with more than 500 passengers on board to turn back to the Ivory Coast capital Abidjan where it landed without further incident early Sunday (Mar 10).
Air France shares nosedive after CEO resigns

Air France shares nosedive after CEO resigns

Air France shares went into a tailspin on the Paris stock exchange on Monday (May 7) after the strike-hit company's CEO resigned and the government seemed to worry about the carrier's very chances of survival.
Air France's future in the balance, warns economy minister

Air France's future in the balance, warns economy minister

France's economy minister on Sunday (May 6) warned that the survival of strike-hit Air France was in the balance following the departure of the company's chief executive over a pay dispute.
Air France CEO threatens to resign if strikes continue

Air France CEO threatens to resign if strikes continue

The embattled CEO of Air France-KLM, Jean-Marc Janaillac, threatened Friday to resign if Air France staff continue to reject his wage proposals following nine days of strikes in the past two months.
Air passengers grounded in strike-hit Germany, France

Air passengers grounded in strike-hit Germany, France

Tens of thousands of air passengers were stranded on Tuesday (Apr 10) as aviation giants Lufthansa and Air France were hit by strikes that crippled traffic at several major European airports.
Air France warns of cancelled flights ahead of strike

Air France warns of cancelled flights ahead of strike

Air France warned Friday that about 30 per cent of flights across France would be cancelled on Saturday (Apr 6) as pilots, cabin crews and ground staff pursued a fifth day of strikes aimed at securing higher pay.
Air France unions announce new two-day strike

Air France unions announce new two-day strike

Air France unions representing both flight crews and ground staff announced on Sunday (Apr 1) a new two-day strike for Apr 10 and 11, the latest move in its pay dispute with the French flag carrier since February.
Air France staff strike, a quarter of flights cancelled

Air France staff strike, a quarter of flights cancelled

Air France staff went on strike on Friday (Mar 30) for the third time in a month, forcing the airline to cancel a quarter of flights as multiple industrial disputes weigh on President Emmanuel Macron's workload.
Air France pilots and stewards strike for pay rise

Air France pilots and stewards strike for pay rise

PARIS: Half of Air France's long-haul flights out of Paris were cancelled on Thursday (Feb 22) due to a strike over pay by pilots, cabin crew and ground staff.