Air France Cancels 60 % flights Sept 15 for one week because of planned strike

Posted on September 14, 2014 • Filed under: France, Tourist Warning, Travel Aviation reported Air France will operate only 40 percent of its flights from Monday as pilots begin a one-week strike over company plans to cut costs to recapture market share from budget airlines, the airline said in a statement on Saturday.

Speaking to France Inter radio earlier in the day, Chief Executive Frederic Gagey repeated that the strike, which could run until Sept. 22, would cost the airline between 10 and 15 million euros a day. Read Article

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