Europe's largest carrier has announced plans to shed up to 3,000 jobs over the next two years to make up for a sharp decline in traffic. The group has already cut 2,400 jobs over the financial year 2008-2009 to the end of March.
Europe's largest carrier said it expected to post operating losses of 200 million euros for the year ending March. This would be the first loss for the Franco-Dutch group since the two airlines merged in 2003.
After lengthy talks, Italy's ailing carrier Alitalia has agreed to a partnership with Franco-Dutch rival Air France-KLM. The Italian company board approved a deal giving Air-France KLM a quarter stake in the restructured airline.
France’s unions are planning a week of massive strikes to protest against a string of reforms to France's sprawling public sector backed by President Nicolas Sarkozy. Here is a list of the disturbances expected to hit air, rail and road travellers.
French-Dutch airline company Air France-KLM was ordered by the US Justice Department to pay $350 million for fixing air cargo prices in the US. Cathay Pacific, Danish carrier SAS and Martinair Holland were also charged.