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An Air France Airbus A319 at Orly airport
13/09/2014 - France

Half Air France flights to be cancelled on Monday due to pilots’ strike, CEO

About 50 per cent of Air France flights will be cancelled on Monday if the planned pilots’ strike goes ahead, according to CEO Frédéric Gagey, speaking on Saturday as negotiations ...
A Transavia Airbus A320 passenger jet before taking off at Paris's Orly airport
12/09/2014 - France

Air France to face ‘massive’ pilots’ strike Monday if weekend talks fail

Unions at Air France predict a “massive” strike by pilots starting Monday.
The control tower of the Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport, near Paris
05/09/2014 - France

Second pilots’ union joins Air France strike call

A second pilots’ union has joined calls for a strike at Air France on 15-18 September.
François Rebsamen, 27 août 2010.
03/09/2014 - France

French labour minister sparks storm with call for benefits crackdown

French Labour Minister François Rebsamen has caused a storm with an order to crack down on alleged unemployment benefit fraud.
France's new Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron
28/08/2014 - France

France’s Socialists in disarray as new economy minister questions 35-hour week

France’s Socialists were in disarray on Thursday after the publication of an interview in which the new economy minister called for businesses to dodge the 35-hour work week law.
Paris-Orly Sud airport, south of Paris
28/08/2014 - France

Air France pilots to strike in September

Airline pilots at Air France are to strike from 15-22 September.
A control tower at Nice airport
26/06/2014 - France

French air traffic controllers call off strike

French air traffic controllers ended their strike on Wednesday after causing cancellations and delays on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Spanish low-cost airline Vueling has been hit by the strike
25/06/2014 - France - Europe

Hundreds stranded by French air traffic controllers' strike

Several hundred passengers were stranded at Paris’s Orly airport on Wednesday due to an air traffic controllers’ strike.

French press review 21 May 2014

Given that practically everyone agrees that next weekend's European parliamentary elections are about as interesting as the life-cycle of pond slime, the persistence of French editors in giving said ...
Nathalie Nougayrède in 2013
14/05/2014 - France

Le Monde editor resigns in digital transition crisis

The managing editor of France’s prestigious daily paper Le Monde has resigned, following a newsroom rebellion over how it is handling the transition to the digital era.