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Air France-KLM cost-cutting lifts profit, shares

31 Jul 2019

PARIS Air France-KLM said operating profit rose 16% in the second quarter as new Chief Executive Ben Smith's cost-cutting helped offset rising fuel prices, sending its shares up 7%.

Brexit and subsidy row cloud strong Airbus profits

31 Jul 2019

PARIS Airbus urged European governments to step up plans for a "likely" no-deal Brexit and settle a long-running subsidy dispute with the United States to help limit trade risks for Europe's largest planemaker. | Video

Air France-KLM profit gain hampered by fuel costs

31 Jul 2019

PARIS, July 31 Air France-KLM increased its operating profit in the second quarter, as rising fuel prices were countered by cost-cutting under the Franco-Dutch airline group's new Chief Executive Ben Smith.

French, Italian shipbuilders forge naval alliance

14 Jun 2019

PARIS France and Italy forged a military shipbuilding alliance on Friday, as state-controlled Naval Group and Fincantieri signed off on a 50-50 joint venture that will bid for Franco-Italian warship projects and sell to the world market.

Air France upbeat on sales as new CEO seeks pilots' buy-in

31 Oct 2018

PARIS Air France-KLM posted strong quarterly earnings and an upbeat outlook despite rising fuel costs, as new Chief Executive Ben Smith prepares to seek pilots' approval for plans likely to include an expansion of the group's low-fare operations.

Payments company Ingenico lowers earnings target again, mulls options

23 Oct 2018

PARIS French payments company Ingenico , which is being pursued by business services company Edenred and corporate banking group Natixis, is reviewing its strategic options after lowering its earnings outlook for a second time this year.

France's Ingenico targeted by Natixis, Edenred in payments deal flurry

11 Oct 2018

PARIS/LONDON Ingenico is being pursued by business services company Edenred and corporate banking group Natixis as consolidation in the payments field heats up.

Air France human resources executive Gateau to leave company

01 Oct 2018

PARIS Gilles Gateau, the head of human resources at Air France , is to leave the French airline, according to an internal Email seen by Reuters.

UPDATE 3-Safran raises 2018 targets after solid H1, shares surge

06 Sep 2018

* Switch in factories to new jet engine model going as planned

Air France sees better than expected 2018 despite strike fallout

01 Aug 2018

PARIS Air France-KLM on Wednesday posted strong second-quarter sales and beat profit expectations dampened by strikes that have so far cost the airline group 335 million euros (£298.09 million) and one chief executive.

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