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Global airlines cut 2019 profit forecast over trade tensions

11 Dec 2019

GENEVA Airline profits are on course to fall faster than expected in 2019 as trade wars hit global commerce and broader confidence, the industry's main global body said on Wednesday, while predicting a modest recovery next year.

Striking unions battle Macron in pensions showdown

05 Dec 2019

PARIS Railway workers, teachers and emergency room medics launched one of the biggest public sector strikes in France for decades on Thursday, determined to force President Emmanuel Macron to abandon plans to overhaul France's generous pension system. | Video

Regulators want revised Boeing 737 MAX software documentation: company

07 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON/PARIS U.S. and European regulators have asked Boeing Co to revise documentation on its proposed 737 MAX software fix, the planemaker confirmed Wednesday, further complicating its efforts to return the jet to service by year-end.

Regulators want revised Boeing 737 MAX software documentation - company

06 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON/PARIS U.S. and European regulators have asked Boeing Co to revise documentation on its proposed 737 MAX software fix, the planemaker confirmed Wednesday, a development that further complicates its efforts to return the jet to service by year-end.

Regulators find gaps in Boeing's 737 MAX software documentation - sources

06 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON/PARIS, Nov 6 Regulators have asked Boeing Co to fill in gaps in the documentation on its proposed 737 MAX software fix, industry sources told Reuters, raising new questions over the planemaker's hopes to return the jet to U.S. service by year-end.

Boeing's MAX likely to return to European service in first-quarter: regulator

05 Nov 2019

HELSINKI Boeing's grounded 737 MAX airliner is likely to return to service in Europe during the first quarter of 2020, the head of the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) said on Monday.

Air France-KLM disappoints on earnings, outlook

31 Oct 2019

PARIS Air France-KLM said slowing travel demand will hurt ticket sales in the rest of 2019, sending its shares tumbling as the airline group posted lower-than-expected quarterly earnings. | Video

Air France-KLM sees slowing travel demand in tail-end of 2019

31 Oct 2019

PARIS, Oct 31 Air France-KLM said slowing travel demand is likely to hurt ticket sales in the remainder of 2019, as the airline group posted lower-than-expected third quarter earnings.

Boeing 777X delays may affect Emirates fleet plans - Clark

18 Oct 2019

LONDON Delivery delays to Boeing's 777X jetliner are holding back Emirates' growth and could partially affect the Gulf carrier's broader fleet requirements, airline President Tim Clark said on Thursday.

Airline bankruptcies surge, leaving rivals vying for planes

04 Oct 2019

PARIS Airline bankruptcies have increased this year at the fastest ever rate, led by the collapse of India's Jet Airways , British travel group Thomas Cook and Avianca of Brazil, according to industry data published on Friday.

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