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Latest update : 2017-06-23

Paris Air Show: Big plane builders face increasing competition

In this special edition of People & Profit, we're at the Paris Air Show to take a closer look at the aviation industry. Aerospace giants are under pressure to stay competitive in a crowded market. FRANCE 24's Stephen Carroll speaks to Boeing International President Marc Allen about their corporate strategy.

Also, Kate Moody show us how to travel in style. Airlines are investing in luxury seats to attract the world's wealthy. Business and first-class tickets can cost up to ten times more than economy seats - but be worth as much as 75 percent of the profit on a given flight.

And we meet CFM International CEO Gaël Méheust, who sees increasing demand for his company's engines. He tells us how to stay on top of a backlog.

By Kate MOODY , Stephen CARROLL

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2018-10-11 People & Profit

Whiskey worries: Irish industry faces major risks from Brexit

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2018-10-04 People & Profit

Paris Motor Show: Trade disputes & Brexit dominate carmakers' worries

This week we're at the Paris Motor Show. The global auto industry is booming - but do trade disputes or Brexit threaten its growth? Stephen Carroll talks to Pieter Nota of BMW...

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2018-09-27 People & Profit

Push for growth: French government tries to dodge economic slowdown

Emmanuel Macron's second budget is holding firm on his promise to cut France's debt and budget deficit. Businesses are among the winners in next year's spending plans, with tax...

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2018-09-20 People & Profit

Shaking up the workplace: How employers face the challenge of automation

A report from the World Economic Forum says that by 2025, half of all workplace tasks could be done by robots. So how should we rethink the way we work? Some employers like Jason...

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2018-09-13 People & Profit

Lessons from Lehman: Are we better prepared for the next crisis?

Ten years ago, the investment bank Lehman Brothers went bankrupt. The event came to symbolise the start of the global financial crisis. With more than $600 billion (€516bn) in...

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