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'Air France shirt rippers' given suspended prison terms

Three men have been given three-to-four-month suspended sentences after a court in Paris found them guilty of organised violence against airline executives.

Three men have been given three-to-four-month suspended sentences after a court in Paris found them guilty of organised violence against airline executives.

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Air France condemns 'sabotage attempts' reports

Air France has condemned media reports that it has suffered a string of sabotage attempts on its planes by radicalised ground staff.

Air France has condemned media reports that it has suffered a string of sabotage attempts on its planes by radicalised ground staff.

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Air France: Euro 2016 travel fears as pilots' strike begins

Air France pilots began a four day strike on Saturday – the latest industrial action in the host country of Europe’s football championship that could disrupt travel plans for…

Air France pilots began a four day strike on Saturday – the latest industrial action in the host country of Europe’s football championship that could disrupt travel plans for…

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Strikes and protests across France on eve of Euro 2016

The day before the Euro 2016 football championship kicks off, the French government was working overtime to settle a dispute with the state rail company…

The day before the Euro 2016 football championship kicks off, the French government was working overtime to settle a dispute with the state rail company…

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Traders mark Air France-KLM down after boss severs contract

Air France-KLM shares took a dive in Paris on Wednesday with the news company boss Alexandre de Juniac is decamping to Montreal to run the airline

Air France-KLM shares took a dive in Paris on Wednesday with the news company boss Alexandre de Juniac is decamping to Montreal to run the airline

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Air France jet narrowly misses drone over Paris

An Air France Airbus A320 jet almost hit a drone while preparing to land at Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris last month. Accident investigators at

An Air France Airbus A320 jet almost hit a drone while preparing to land at Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris last month. Accident investigators at

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Air France plane narrowly avoids collision with drone

Air France plane narrowly avoids collision with drone An Air France Airbus A320 jet narrowly avoided colliding with a drone while descending for an

Air France plane narrowly avoids collision with drone An Air France Airbus A320 jet narrowly avoided colliding with a drone while descending for an

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Cheaper fuel helps Air France-KLM return to profit for 2015

Air France-KLM's shares took off on Thursday after the Franco-Dutch airline said it had returned to profit last year helped by lower fuel bills and increased numbers of passengers.

Air France-KLM's shares took off on Thursday after the Franco-Dutch airline said it had returned to profit last year helped by lower fuel bills and increased numbers of passengers.

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Air France-KLM report mixed fortunes for terror-stained 2015

Air France – KLM say the Paris attacks cost the airline around 70 million euros in lost revenue in December, but that business appears to be picking

Air France – KLM say the Paris attacks cost the airline around 70 million euros in lost revenue in December, but that business appears to be picking

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Man arrested over Air France bomb scare

A man has been arrested after an Air France jet was forced to make an emergency landing in Kenya due to a bomb scare. The flight from Mauritius to

A man has been arrested after an Air France jet was forced to make an emergency landing in Kenya due to a bomb scare. The flight from Mauritius to

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Air France bomb scare diverts plane to Kenya

False alarm: Air France flight AF 463 from Mauritius to Paris was forced into an emergency landing after a suspicious device was found on board in the lavatory.

False alarm: Air France flight AF 463 from Mauritius to Paris was forced into an emergency landing after a suspicious device was found on board in the lavatory.

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Air France says Paris attacks cost 50m euros in lost revenue

Fifty million euros: the cost to Air France-KLM in lost revenue as trips were cancelled in the wake of last month’s terror attacks in Paris

Fifty million euros: the cost to Air France-KLM in lost revenue as trips were cancelled in the wake of last month’s terror attacks in Paris

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Air France-KLM defends cost cuts despite soaring profits

Air France-KLM has announced a larger-than-expected rise in third-quarter profits – while insisting that there’s still an “overwhelming need” to cut

Air France-KLM has announced a larger-than-expected rise in third-quarter profits – while insisting that there’s still an “overwhelming need” to cut

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Protests as Air France confirms 1,000 job losses in 2016

Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Paris and across France on Thursday to defend jobs at Air France – as the carrier confirmed that

Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Paris and across France on Thursday to defend jobs at Air France – as the carrier confirmed that

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Air France chief hints that full job cuts plan can be avoided

The head of Air France’s parent company has said its job loss plan can be avoided if negotiations with the unions succeed in finding alternative ways

The head of Air France’s parent company has said its job loss plan can be avoided if negotiations with the unions succeed in finding alternative ways

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Six arrested after Air France demo over job losses

One week after media footage showed an Air France human resources manager scale a fence to escape angry workers it has been announced six of the

One week after media footage showed an Air France human resources manager scale a fence to escape angry workers it has been announced six of the

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Air France meets pilots for first time since violent protest

Air France management has met leaders from two pilots’ unions for the first time since protests against its restructuring plan turned violent earlier

Air France management has met leaders from two pilots’ unions for the first time since protests against its restructuring plan turned violent earlier

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Business Line: Air France in turmoil, Twitter returns to its roots

The Air France crisis – graphically illustrated by physical assaults on two directors apparently by staff members angry over restructuring plans –

The Air France crisis – graphically illustrated by physical assaults on two directors apparently by staff members angry over restructuring plans –

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Air France denies it plans '5,000 extra job cuts'

Air France has denied reports that it has plans to cut a further 5,000 jobs on top of the nearly 3,000 posts it has confirmed will go. The satirical

Air France has denied reports that it has plans to cut a further 5,000 jobs on top of the nearly 3,000 posts it has confirmed will go. The satirical

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Air France violence a 'national embarrassment'

France’s political leaders say violence by workers of the country’s flag carrier Air France is a national embarrassment that reinforces the very

France’s political leaders say violence by workers of the country’s flag carrier Air France is a national embarrassment that reinforces the very

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Air France violence puts spotlight on airline's performance

The health and performance of Air France have come under particular scrutiny following Monday’s violent protest. This year the airline has reported

The health and performance of Air France have come under particular scrutiny following Monday’s violent protest. This year the airline has reported

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France vs The Boss

French workers have a history of making heads roll from the boardroom.

French workers have a history of making heads roll from the boardroom.

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Angry employees of Air France attack directors of the company

Employees of Air-France angry roughed on Monday their Director of Human Resources (HRD) after invading the central works council (CEC) which was

Employees of Air-France angry roughed on Monday their Director of Human Resources (HRD) after invading the central works council (CEC) which was

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Air France bosses' shirts ripped off over jobs loss plan

Confirmation by Air France that it plans to cut 2,900 jobs prompted a violent reaction from part of the workforce. A meeting of the works council

Confirmation by Air France that it plans to cut 2,900 jobs prompted a violent reaction from part of the workforce. A meeting of the works council