The four-day strike called by French pilot unions to protest a potential change in the retirement age is expected to cause "severe disruption" to Air France's schedule beginning today and could cost the carrier up to €100 million, AF KLM Chairman and CEO Jean-Cyril Spinetta said. The work stoppage, set to start Friday at 12:01 a.m. local time, will result in approximately half of AF's medium- and long-haul flights leaving Paris today being cancelled, with further cancellations to the ...

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