Top News on Alex Thomas

  • Air France tells staff 2,800 more job cuts needed


    ​Air France has confirmed that it is seeking a further 2,800 voluntary redundancies among its staff as part of the latest measures in its Transform 2015 restructuring programme.


  • Other News for Alex Thomas

  • Air France tells staff 2,800 more job cuts needed


    ​Air France has confirmed that it is seeking a further 2,800 voluntary redundancies among its staff as part of the...


  • Etihad's James Hogan honoured at Airline Strategy Awards


    Etihad Airways chief executive James Hogan won the top prize at last night's Airline Strategy Awards, in recognition of...


  • PARIS: Irkut to build first MC-21 by year-end


    Russia's Irkut is to market its developmental narrowbody airliner as the MC-21, and says it is on course to manufacture...


  • News Listings for Alex Thomas

  • Air France-KLM strengthens connections to Brazil

    News | 11 Oct 2013 14:04 | Alex Thomas

    Air France-KLM is improving its connections to Brazil through the launch of a new route to Brasilia as well as increasing frequency and capacity, or introducing newer aircraft, on other routes.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Air-France-KLM-strengthens-connections-to-Brazil-391642/
  • Unions call on Air France-KLM to boost Alitalia stake

    News | 11 Oct 2013 10:15 | Alex Thomas

    Labour unions representing Alitalia pilots and cabin crew are urging Air France-KLM to increase its shareholding in the Italian flag carrier.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Unions-call-on-Air-France-KLM-to-boost-Alitalia-stake-391636/
  • Air France's CGT union calls for government help over cuts

    News | 10 Oct 2013 16:04 | Alex Thomas

    One of France’s largest labour unions, the CGT, has called on the government to start "supporting the country’s aviation sector", following the flag carrier's 18 September disclosure of a further 2,800 job cuts to be made as part of its Transform 2015 turnaround programme.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Air-Frances-CGT-union-calls-for-government-help-over-cuts-391611/
  • Pegasus transfers Brussels service to Charleroi

    News | 08 Oct 2013 16:08 | Alex Thomas

    Pegasus Airlines' service to Brussels from Istanbul is to switch from the Belgian capital's main airport to Charleroi.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Pegasus-transfers-Brussels-service-to-Charleroi-391509/
  • ANALYSIS: Europe's regional airlines must adapt to survive

    News | 08 Oct 2013 15:59 | Alex Thomas

    Since the global financial crisis hit in 2008, Europe’s regional airlines have endured tough conditions. Overall growth, in terms of number of flights for all airlines, has remained relatively flat, and market share has been won by the continent’s low-cost carriers and by eastern rivals such as Aeroflot, Pegasus and Turkish Airlines.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Europes-regional-airlines-must-adapt-to-survive-391505/
  • BMI Regional aims to expand charter business

    News | 08 Oct 2013 10:51 | Alex Thomas

    BMI Regional is looking to expand its charter operations, to which around 25-30% of its fleet is currently dedicated.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/BMI-Regional-aims-to-expand-charter-business-391430/