Pension strikes cripple Paris, with more travel woes ahead

Business Dec 10, 2019

Pension strikes cripple Paris, with more travel woes ahead

Paris commuters inched to work Monday through massive traffic jams as strikes against retirement plan changes halted trains and subways for a fifth straight day — with the prospect of a tougher day ahead. French President Emmanuel Macron girded for one of the toughest weeks ...

South Africa makes last-ditch move to save state airline

Business Dec 6, 2019

South Africa makes last-ditch move to save state airline

South Africa's government will cede control of the national airline to a restructuring specialist in a last-ditch attempt to save the cash-strapped business from collapse. As part of a rescue plan started on Thursday, the government will hand the running of South African Airways (SAA) ...

Asian airlines slash flights to Hong Kong as unrest escalates

Business Nov 18, 2019

Asian airlines slash flights to Hong Kong as unrest escalates

Several Asian airlines have cut flights to Hong Kong for the coming weeks, an industry scheduling publication showed, as anti-government protests in the city grow increasingly violent and disrupt daily life. Routes Online said the latest schedules showed cancellations from PT Garuda Indonesia (Persero) Tbk, ...

Air Senegal nears tentative $730 million deal for Airbus A220s

Business Nov 18, 2019

Air Senegal nears tentative $730 million deal for Airbus A220s

Air Senegal is close to securing a preliminary order for eight Airbus SE A220-300 narrow-body jets, valued at about $732 million at list prices, according to people familiar with the matter. The so-called memorandum of understanding would be subject to a final contract, the people ...