ANALYSIS: How Smith's skills could fit the bill at Air France-KLM

On paper Air Canada chief operating officer and president Benjamin Smith appears to have the skills needed to become the next group chief executive of Air France-KLM, but whether he can overcome the opposition of Air France's combative trade unions and win their trust will be the real test.

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