Air France workers to extend strike

Industrial action over cost cutting to enter a second week

Week in Review

Week in Review, September 20

Air France strike; European taxes, Phones4U and Asos also in the news

EasyJet to raise dividend and expand fleet

Budget airline to increase payout to 40% of post-tax profit

Flybe cancels order for 20 passenger jets

Carrier aims for profitable growth with changes to fleet profile

PM demands end to Air France strike

Industrial action over low-cost arm grounds thousands of flights

Air France strikes cause major disruption

Industrial action focused on Transavia low-cost unit

Concern rises over Europe’s growth rate

Businesses show signs of risk aversion by hoarding cash

Air France pilots set to strike over pay

Union demands equality for workers at subsidiary Transavia France

May to relax UK transit visa regime

Move branded insufficient by air industry seeking Chinese trade

Sheikh Ahmed propels Dubai’s aviation hub

Emirates chairman set to expand Dubai airport into a mega-hub

Air France raises stakes in pilot dispute

Chief threatens to halt new projects if strike not called off

Russia threatens car and clothing imports

Warning comes as EU diplomats agree to expand sanctions

Air France-KLM: lacking thrust

The airline has a new strategy, but is it a good one?

A flight path worth taking for air safety

Airlines’ approaches to conflict zones make passengers wonder about safety, says Najib Razak

Dubai aims to cement super-hub status

Plans for $32bn airport reflect region’s soaring ambitions

MH17 was hit by ‘high energy objects’

First official report stops short of concluding airliner was shot down

San Miguel sells Philippine Airlines stake

Conglomerate returns $1bn holding back to flag carrier

Ryanair in $11bn deal for 200-seat 737s

O’Leary persuades group to expand jet beyond 189 seats

Dubai plans $32bn aviation mega-hub

Gulf state aims to create one of world’s largest airports

Malaysia Airlines’ financial woes addressed

Questions remain whether $1.9bn recovery plan will be enough

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