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  1. July 26, 2013

    Air France-KLM to launch cost-cutting drive

    Air France-KLM is to launch a new cost-cutting drive as the airline admitted that its existing programme had not proved...

  2. May 3, 2013

    Air France-KLM operating losses exceed forecasts to hit €530m

    Air France-KLM on Friday reported a worse than expected operating loss for the first quarter of 2013, although it was able...

  1. March 31, 2013

    Air France aims to lighten debt baggage

    It was a case of back to the future at Air France-KLM in October 2011, when its board appointed Jean-Cyril Spinetta to a...

  2. March 31, 2013

    Air France-KLM calls for Gulf restrictions

    European governments must not allow Emirates Airline and other Gulf carriers further access to markets until they...

  3. March 21, 2013

    De Juniac poised to head Air France-KLM

    Alexandre de Juniac has been lined up to take over as chief executive of Air France-KLM this summer, as reward for his...

  4. July 30, 2012

    Air France-KLM suffers €895m net loss

    Air France-KLM, the struggling Franco-Dutch airline, suffered €895m of net losses in the three months to June but its shares...

  5. March 8, 2012

    Air France-KLM: delayed take-off

    There is, to mangle Shakespeare, a tide in the affairs of companies which can lead on to fortune . . . and Air France-KLM...

  6. March 8, 2012

    Air France-KLM warns on first-half outlook

    Air France-KLM, Europe’s second-largest flag-carrier by revenues, on Thursday warned that its results would deteriorate in...

  7. January 12, 2012

    Air France-KLM to enforce €1bn in cost savings

    Air France-KLM will slash investment and enforce €1bn of immediate cost savings by freezing wages and recruitment in an...

  8. November 9, 2011

    Air France-KLM chief to ‘rapidly’ cut debt

    Jean-Cyril Spinetta, chief executive of Air France-KLM, has raised the prospect of renewed conflict with French unions by...

  9. October 21, 2011

    All change at Air France-KLM

    The nomination of Alexandre de Juniac, a top civil servant in the French finance ministry and former Thales executive, as...

  10. October 20, 2011

    Air France-KLM needs an injection of fresh blood

    Air France-KLM was in dire need of a shake-up. Having hoisted itself to the top of Europe’s airline league with the 2004...

  11. October 17, 2011

    Air France-KLM chief ousted

    Air France-KLM has ousted its chief executive, Pierre-Henri Gourgeon, as Europe’s second biggest carrier by revenue seeks to...

  12. July 29, 2009

    Lufthansa suffers deep first-half loss

    Lufthansa fell deeply into loss in the first six months of the year, as the worsening recession damped demand in particular...

  13. June 29, 2009

    French government forces Areva’s ‘iron lady’ to bend

    Areva’s board meets on Tuesday to rubber stamp what was always inevitable – the sale of the nuclear group’s transmission and...

  14. June 12, 2009

    Two-step solution sought to lift Areva capital

    The French government is leaning towards a two-step solution to resolve the urgent need to raise capital for Areva, its...

  15. May 23, 2009

    Areva unit's fate undecided

    The board of Areva, the French state-owned nuclear group, is expected to meet in the first two weeks of June to announce...

  16. May 22, 2009

    Areva division’s fate set to be decided

    The board of Areva, the French state-owned nuclear group, is expected to meet in the first two weeks of June to announce the...

  17. May 21, 2009

    Air France-KLM targets costs as revenues drop

    Air France-KLM is applying the brakes hard, as it tries to cut costs quickly to catch up with the sharp decline in its...

  18. November 14, 2008

    Air France-KLM fears strike will cost €100m

    Air France-KLM yesterday warned a planned four-day strike by its pilots in France over an increase in the retirement age...

  19. July 7, 2008

    Air France-KLM cuts capacity plans

    Air France-KLM, Europe’s largest airline, is halving its planned rate of capacity growth for the coming winter and 2009...

  20. June 20, 2008

    Airline anxiety

    More than 20 airlines have gone under so far this year. Others, from Qantas to Air Canada to EasyJet, have grounded planes,...

  21. June 3, 2008

    Air industry angst driven by oil and regulation

    While the view from the 14th floor across the sunny Bosphorus to the Marmara Sea was clear yesterday, down in the bunker of...

  22. June 3, 2008

    Air industry angst driven by oil and regulation

    While the view from the 14th floor across the sunny Bosphorus to the Marmara Sea was clear yesterday, down in the bunker of...

  23. May 23, 2008

    Air France-KLM warns of fuel blow

    Air France-KLM warned yesterday that its operating profit could fall by a third this year under the impact of the surge in...

  24. May 23, 2008

    Airlines must battle for survival as pressures rise

    The structure of the world airline industry is going to change "profoundly", Jean-Cyril Spinetta, chairman and chief...

  25. May 23, 2008

    Air France-KLM warns rising oil price could damage profits

    Air France-KLM warned yesterday that its operating profit could fall by a third this year under the impact of the surge in...

  26. May 22, 2008

    Air France-KLM says oil cost will hit profits

    Air France-KLM warned on Thursday that its operating profit could fall by a third this year after fuel prices surged....

  27. April 22, 2008

    Air France-KLM withdraws its bid for Alitalia

    Air France-KLM last night withdrew its offer to buy Alitalia, presenting the incoming government of Silvio Berlusconi with...

  28. April 22, 2008

    Air France-KLM withdraws its bid for Alitalia

    Air France-KLM last night withdrew its offer to buy Alitalia, presenting the incoming government of Silvio Berlusconi with...

  29. April 21, 2008

    Air France-KLM withdraws Alitalia bid

    Air France-KLM on Monday night withdrew its offer to buy Alitalia, presenting the incoming government of Silvio Berlusconi...

  30. April 9, 2008

    Alitalia in efforts to avoid pre-poll collapse

    Alitalia, Italy's financially crippled flag carrier, hopes to revive rescue talks between trade union leaders and Air...

  31. April 9, 2008

    Alitalia in efforts to avoid pre-poll collapse

    Alitalia, Italy's financially crippled flag carrier, hopes to revive rescue talks between trade union leaders and Air...

  32. April 8, 2008

    Alitalia in efforts to avoid pre-poll collapse

    Alitalia, Italy’s financially crippled flag carrier, hopes to revive rescue talks between trade union leaders and Air...

  33. April 8, 2008

    Alitalia given ultimatum on rescue offer

    Air France-KLM yesterday left the door open to a possible rescue of Alitalia but only on the terms already rejected by the...

  34. April 7, 2008

    Alitalia given ultimatum on rescue offer

    Air France-KLM left the door open to a possible rescue of Alitalia but only on the terms already rejected by the Italian...

  35. April 7, 2008

    Alitalia's fate rests with Air France-KLM board

    Alitalia could be left considering bankruptcy proceedings unless a meeting today of the board of Air France-KLM decides to...

  36. April 6, 2008

    Alitalia’s fate rests with Air France-KLM board

    Alitalia could be left considering bankruptcy proceedings unless a meeting of the board of Air France-KLM on Monday decides...

  37. April 4, 2008

    Communist leader backs Berlusconi on Alitalia

    Divisions that plagued Italy’s centre-left coalition during its cut-short two years in power are widening further in its...

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    April 4, 2008

    Italy pushes to revive Alitalia talks

    Italy’s centre-left government on Thursday appealed to Jean-Cyril Spinetta, head of Air France-KLM, in a desperate effort to...

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