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Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:43:19 GMT

Air France to launch new airline in bold new move  -  The Local France
... push include an improved efficiency and connectivity at Charles de Gaulle, working more closely with the air freight market, more personalized customer experiences thanks to Big Data, and even new uniforms for Air France workers over the next few ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:32:35 GMT
Air France-KLM to set up new unit to better compete on long-haul  -  Reuters
PARIS, Nov 3 Franco-Dutch carrier Air France-KLM outlined plans for a new long-haul unit with lower costs to try to regain market share lost to Gulf rivals as it seeks to improve profits and restore frayed relations with staff. The new company, set to ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:24:46 GMT

Air France plans budget flight unit for long-haul routes  -  Financial Times
Air France-KLM has unveiled a fresh set of cost-fighting initiatives in a move designed to turn around the group's struggling long-haul operations but which threatens to rile company's powerful unions.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:21:24 GMT

Air France-KLM profits drops in wake of terrorist attacks  -  Irish Times
Air France-KLM said third-quarter earnings slumped 16 per cent as terrorist attacks in Paris and other French cities depressed tourist demand and overcapacity across European markets weighed on air fares. Operating profit fell to €737 million ($818 ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:12:49 GMT
Air France-KLM to launch budget airline to Asia  -  MarketWatch
Air France-KLM has lost ground over many years to budget carriers within Europe such as Ryanair Holdings PLC and easyJet PLC while it has faced rising competition from carriers such as Emirates Airline and Qatar Airways on long-haul routes in the ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:15:13 GMT
New Headquarters for the Groupe Adecco France: DCB International Delivers the Adely Building Complex, Owned by ...  -  Stockhouse
DCB International announced the delivery of the brand new headquarters of the Groupe Adecco France, in Lyon's Carré de Soie district. Completed in record time, only one year after the first stone was laid, the complex was delivered in the presence of ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:15:13 GMT
Air France-KLM sees no let-up on revenue pressure at end of year  -  Reuters
PARIS Nov 3 Air France-KLM said it was seeing no let-up in pressure on revenues at its core airline business at the end of the year after attacks kept tourists from the United States and Asia away from France. The Franco-Dutch carrier said on Thursday ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:05:03 GMT

France shuts four 'extremist' mosques in Paris region  -  The Local France
The mosques were all in the Ile-de-France region around Paris – in the departments of Yvelines, Seine-Saint-Denis and Val de Marne. In a statement the interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve said authorities had “arranged the administrative closure of four ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:34:42 GMT
Air France-KLM profit up despite terror fears  -  MarketWatch
PARIS--Air-France-KLM SA said Thursday that its net profit rose in the third quarter as lower fuel costs and cost-cutting more than offset losses from strikes and pressure on tourism from terror fears. Air France-KLM, Europe's largest airline group by ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:01:55 GMT
France's Orpea "confident" of beating its full year revenue outlook  -  Reuters
For the first 9 months of 2016, revenue rose 20.8 percent to 2.11 billion euros, with more than half of the growth coming from outside France. In the third quarter, Orpea's international business grew by 36 percent, which means around two-fifths of the ...