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France Backs Canadian For Air France-klm Ceo Job As Board Meets

PARIS – Air France-KLM (AIRF.PA) was poised to appoint Benjamin Smith as its new chief executive on Thursday, after the French government backed the Air Canada...

Canada Hajj Pilgrims Saudi Students Face Uncertainty Due To Diplomatic Row

TORONTO/OTTAWA – Canadian Muslims traveling to the Hajj pilgrimage face delays coming back due to a diplomatic dispute with Saudi Arabia that is also prompting...

Trade Unions Unite In Protest At Likely New Air France Klm Boss

PARIS – The major trade unions representing Air France KLM (AIRF.PA) staff issued a joint statement on Thursday to protest the likely choice of Air Canada (AC.TO)...

Budapest Airport Terminal And Surroundings Briefly Shut Down Statement

BUDAPEST – Terminal 2B of Budapest Airport and its surroundings were briefly shut down late on Wednesday after the Disaster Management Authority ordered an...

Air France-klm Unions Bristle As Air Canada Executive Tipped For Ceo Job

PARIS – French pilot unions hit out at the possible appointment of Air Canada’s chief operating officer Benjamin Smith as Air France-KLM’s new boss,...

Flight Rights Group Takes Ryanair To Court Over Strike Compensation

BERLIN – German passenger rights company Flightright is taking Ryanair (RYA.I) to court over whether it should pay financial compensation to passengers affected by...

Iata Still Pursuing Complaint Against Honeywell After Cfm Deal

BRUSSELS – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is pursuing its complaint against Honeywell (HON.N) to EU antitrust regulators, it said on Tuesday,...

Turkish Airline Telecoms Firm To Halt Us Advertising

ISTANBUL – Turkey’s national airline and its main telecoms firm will halt advertising in U.S. media in response to the crisis in relations between the two...

German Union To Start Pay Talks For Ryanair Cabin Crew On Wednesday

BERLIN – German union Verdi will meet Ryanair (RYA.I) in Dublin on Wednesday to start pay talks for around 1,000 cabin crew working in Germany for Europe’s...

Iata Still Pursing Complaint Against Honeywell After Cfm Deal

BRUSSELS – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is pursuing its complaint against Honeywell (HON.N) to EU antitrust regulators, it said on Tuesday,...