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Budget airlines put squeeze on airports in coronavirus cost drive

28 May 2020

PARIS/LONDON European low-cost airlines are pressuring airports to slash charges in return for resuming flights, as the COVID-19 shutdown intensifies their race with traditional carriers to lower costs and win post-pandemic business.

Finnair sees 'green shoots' as some Asia flights restored - CEO

18 May 2020

HELSINKI/PARIS Finnair is keeping its Asia focus and sees the "green shoots" of a coronavirus recovery from which it can emerge stronger, Chief Executive Topi Manner said on Monday, as the airline prepared to re-instate more flights for July.

UPDATE 2-Finnair sees 'green shoots' as some Asia flights restored - CEO

18 May 2020

HELSINKI/PARIS, May 18 Finnair is keeping its Asia focus and sees the "green shoots" of a coronavirus recovery from which it can emerge stronger, Chief Executive Topi Manner said on Monday, as the airline prepared to re-instate more flights for July.

As Air France restores some flights, pilots queue for simulator

15 May 2020

PARIS Air France is putting its grounded pilots through their paces in the flight simulator as the airline prepares to restore flights to dozens of destinations that had been suspended under coronavirus lockdown measures.

As Air France restores some flights, pilots queue for simulator

15 May 2020

PARIS, May 15 Air France is putting its grounded pilots through their paces in the flight simulator as the airline prepares to restore flights to dozens of destinations that had been suspended under coronavirus lockdown measures.

Air France job cuts to test CEO Smith's consensual style

07 May 2020

PARIS Air France-KLM is opening talks with its French unions on workforce cuts, Chief Executive Ben Smith told Reuters, as the airline group warned of mounting losses with no clear end in sight to the coronavirus crisis.

RPT-UPDATE 1-Air France job cuts to test CEO Smith's consensual style

07 May 2020

PARIS, May 7 Air France-KLM is opening talks with its French unions on workforce cuts, Chief Executive Ben Smith told Reuters, as the airline group warned of mounting losses with no clear end in sight to the coronavirus crisis.

Air France job cuts to test CEO Smith's consensual style

07 May 2020

* CEO's relationship with unions faces stern challenge (Adds detail, comment from French minister and union official)

Air France job cuts set to test CEO Smith's consensual style

07 May 2020

PARIS Air France-KLM is opening talks with its French unions on workforce cuts, Chief Executive Ben Smith told Reuters, as the airline group warned of mounting losses with no clear end in sight to the coronavirus crisis.

Air France job cuts set to test CEO Smith's consensual style

07 May 2020

PARIS, May 7 Air France-KLM is opening talks with its French unions on workforce cuts, Chief Executive Ben Smith told Reuters, as the airline group warned of mounting losses with no clear end in sight to the coronavirus crisis.

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