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France Scraps Major Expansion of Charles de Gaulle Airport

Reading Time: < 1 minute The government has decided to cancel the 9-billion-euro expansion plan of France’s biggest airport, Paris-Charles de Gaulle. The announcement was made a week after a court decided to hold the state accountable for its failure to take appropriate action to prevent climate change. The government asked operator Aeroports de Paris (ADP) to cancel the “obsolete […]

Emirates Airbus A380 Back in the Sky with Daily Services

Reading Time: < 1 minute While fleet grounding news comes hard, each ungrounding case adds extra positive sparkles. Finally, after almost three months, Emirates put back into service its iconic Airbus A380 jets. Following the ”inaugural” flight to London Heathrow, the carrier said it will deploy world’s biggest passenger aircraft on the daily Amsterdam service, and add a second daily […]

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Air France Strike Will Affect 75% of Its Flights

Reading Time: < 1 minute A 28% of Air France’s staff is planning to strike on February 22, 2018. The French carrier stated it will operate 75% of its flights amidst the protest. Worker unions representing Air France pilots, cabin crew, and ground staff, called the strike amid demands for a 6% pay rise, which the airline has refused to […]

Air France is Planning a Lower-Cost Long-Haul Airline

Reading Time: 3 minutes Air France is planning a lower-cost long-haul airline which will operate 10 aircraft by 2020 in a two-class layout, under its new Trust Together strategy. Revealing the first details of Trust Together on Nov. 3, Air France-KLM chairman and CEO Jean-Marc Janaillac said one of the group’s nine strategic priorities was to “regain the offensive […]