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Air France pilot strike over the expansion of Transavia has ended after 14 days and the operations are expected to gradually return normal midweek after crews and place are back in place.

Air France Strike FT

The Air France pilots were demanding that the flight crews on Transavia would receive the same benefits (pay, flight hours etc.) as they do. [click to continue…]

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Air France pilots are set to begin their week long strike tomorrow September 15 that would lead to more than 500 flight cancellations daily. This represents about half of Air France’s daily flights.

Financial Times Air France Strike

Pilots are protesting Air France’s goal of moving lot of its short-haul flying to KLM owned Transavia where employees including pilots are paid less and have not as generous working conditions. [click to continue…]

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Bloomberg BusinessWeek has interesting article up on its website (access here) about the current short-haul restructuring that is going on in Europe among the big carriers such as British Airways, Lufthansa and Air France.

BloombergBusinessWeek Europe’s Big Airlines No Longer Want to Fly in Europe

Lufthansa has already transferred all the short-haul flying that doesn’t touch its Munich and Franfurt hubs to its low cost Germanwings unit and Air France plans to transfer part of its short-haul flying to Transavia (airline owned by KLM). [click to continue…]

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Le Club Accorhotels has new offer for Air France-KLM Flying Blue members that can earn 1,000 bonus miles starting from the 2nd stay between August 27 – October 31, 2014.

Le Club Accorhotels Air France-KLM Flying Blue 1,000 Bonus Miles Fall 2014

The number of bonus miles that you can earn is capped at 40,000 and the reservations must have been made between August 27 and October 12, 2014. [click to continue…]