Like rival Lufthansa, Air France is trying to expand low-cost operations and reduce costs to compete with low-cost carriers and Gulf carriers

Air France-KLM said it would limit investments and accelerate cost controls next year to mop up the remaining impact of a recent pilots’ strike that h(...)

Pilots ended the airline’s longest strike since 1998 in late September after managers agreed to drop plans to set up a new European arm for low-cost unit Transavia

Air France put the total cost of last month’s two-week pilots strike at €500 million on Wednesday, wiping more than a fifth off its parent group’s es(...)

Passengers form a queue at an Air France ticketing counter at the Nice Cote d’Azur international airport. The pilots strike cost an estimated €300 million, without counting damage to the tourism sector. Photograph: Patrice Masante/Reuters

France provided yet another example of its inability to change through the two-week long Air France pilots’ strike. Traffic should return to normal to(...)

Air France has offered to scrap a central part of a plan to shift most of its European operations to low-cost carrier Transavia. Photograph: Jacky Naegelen/Reuters

Air France’s leading pilots’ union has ended a 14-day strike that crippled air traffic and led to condemnation from the French government.The SNPL uni(...)

Air France planes parked on the tarmac at Charles de Gaulle airport, in Roissy, near Paris, yesterday. Photograph: AP Photo/Christophe Ena

More than half of Air France flights were cancelled yesterday due to a strike by pilots, in a week when industrial action is set to also disrupt oper(...)

The European Commission has ordered Ryanair to repay nealry €10 million in illegal state aid it received from France for operating at three small regi(...)

Air France-KLM’s June passenger traffic climbed 2.9 per cent from a year ago

An Air France-KLM profit warning bruised European airline shares on Tuesday, as the latest evidence of overcapacity set the stage for possible further(...)