Airfare of the Day: Air France BUSINESS CLASS Bangkok (BKK), Thailand to Amsterdam (AMS), Netherlands from $2,191 Round Trip

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Today’s Airfare of the Day goes Air France and their business class promotional round trip fares between Bangkok and Amsterdam.

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Air France/KLM and British Airways Will Discontinue Flights To Iran From Mid-September 2018

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Following the the reintroduction of US sanctions against Iran both British Airways and Air France as well as previously KLM have announced that they will cease their Iran operations as early as September.

Both carriers said that their flights to Iran were no longer ‘commercially viable’ after business suffered as booking numbers took a dive.

Now Dutch Pilots Threaten To Strike At Air France-KLM

It doesn’t seem to be a warm welcome to the new CEO of Air France-KLM that hasn’t yet has his last day at the office at the Air Canada (read more here).

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Now, KLM pilots are effectively joining Air France ones demanding higher salary and more time between flights or work stoppages could begin in four weeks time.

Air France-KLM Names Air Canada’s Ben Smith As Its CEO

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Air France-KLM board today announced that Benjamin Smith will be the new CEO of the airline and starts by the end of September.

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Pilot union was already protesting this move before it was announced calling it inconceivable that the new CEO would be “American” (non-French) and threatening 15 days of more strikes.

Le Club AccorHotels Air France-KLM Double Flying Blue Miles August 12 – October 31, 2018

Le Club AccorHotels has launched new promotion for Air France-KLM Flying Blue program member stays between August 12 – October 31, 2018.

Le Club AccorHotels Air France-KLM Flying Blue Double Miles Fall 2018

Flying Blue members can earn double miles for up to three stays that are booked August 12 – September 30.

Air France-KLM’s Next CEO Comes From Air Canada?

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Parisian press was reporting on later Tuesday night that the French-Dutch group’s selection committee would have selected Ben Smith from Air Canada to lead Air France-KLM after the previous CEO resigned back in May.

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The board hasn’t made the decision yet that is scheduled to be announced after the French summer holidays end on August 22nd.

Airfare of the Day: Air France PREMIUM ECONOMY CLASS Taipei (TPE), ROC to Paris (CDG), France from $1,180 Round Trip

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Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Air France and their basic season premium economy class restricted round trip fares between Taiwan and Paris.

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Air France-KLM Flying Blue August Promo Awards For October 1 – November 30, 2018 (Transatlantic Starting At 11K)

Air France-KLM Flying Blue has just released their August promotional awards for October 1 – November 30, 2018-travel.

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The discount is usually from 20% to 50% off the usual number of miles required (although sometimes the discount is capped at 25%).

Airfare of the Day: Air France/KLM BUSINESS CLASS Zurich (ZRH), Switzerland to Punta Cana (PUJ), Dominican Republic from 1,144 € Round Trip

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to KLM and their business class promotional round trip fares between Zurich and the Dominican Republic.

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Airfare of the Day: Air France/KLM BUSINESS CLASS Zurich (ZRH), Switzerland to Havana (HAV), Cuba from 1,153 €/CHF 1,342/$1,355 Round Trip

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Air France/KLM and their business class promotional round trip fares between Zurich and Havana.

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Air France-KLM Flying Blue July Promo Awards For September 1 – October 31, 2018

Air France-KLM Flying Blue has just released their July promotional awards for September 1 – October 31, 2018-travel.

Air France - KLM Flying Blue Promo Awards July 2018

The discount is usually from 20% to 50% off the usual number of miles required (although sometimes the discount is capped at 25%).

Airfare of the Day: Delta / Air France / KLM BUSINESS CLASS Amsterdam (AMS), Netherlands to Montreal (YUL), Canada from 1,519 €

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Delta/Air France/KLM and their low/off-peak season business class excursion fares between Amsterdam and Montreal.

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Between 2004 – 2016 French Air Traffic Controllers Were On Strike 254 Days!

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French senate committee had released an interesting report about the state of the Air Traffic Control in the country that was leaked to the local press and it was quite eye opening.

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Between the 12 year span the air traffic controllers had been on strike for 254 days. The airlines were losing 300 million euros per year due to inefficiencies in the French air space and it counts for 33% of all the delays in Europe.

UPDATE: Air France Employee Strike June 23 – 26, 2018 (Called Off)

Air France’s various unions have already been on strike for 15 days this year causing huge economic pain (more than 400 million euros) for the airline and forcing the CEO out in May.

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Now, the employees have called off the four days of strikes that were scheduled for June 23 – 36, 2018 because the airline doesn’t have CEO with whom they could negotiate with. The 15 days of strikes earlier this year have caused the airline more than 400 million euros in losses.

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