Claiming that the downturn "has led to behavioral changes among our customers which are likely to persist beyond the recovery," Air France KLM yesterday proposed an enlarged voluntary redundancy program affecting 1,700 jobs next year as it announced a €147 million ($219.3 million) loss in its fiscal second quarter ended Sept. 30, reversed from a €27 million surplus last year. CEO Pierre-Henri Gourgeon said the company "responded quickly" to the recession and is "adapting more ...

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