France -Pilots ask for dialogue with a week-long strike -August 28, 2014

Trade unions representing the pilots have announced a week of strike between September 15 and 22, as part of a running dispute with the company over its strategy to compete against low-cost airlines. Pilots say they there is a complete lack of dialogue over the reorganisation of the airline.

Trade unions representing the pilots have announced a week of strike between September 15 and 22, as part of a running dispute with the company over its strategy to compete against low-cost airlines. Pilots say they there is a complete lack of dialogue over the reorganisation of the airline as its parent company looks to strengthen its offering of short-haul flights. They stated that the threat to their jobs is too dangerous.

English: http://online.wsj.com/articles/air-frances-pilot-union-calls-for-one-week-strike ...  

French: http://www.liberation.fr/economie/2014/08/28/les-syndicats-d-air-france-contre ...   

 

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