Air France (AF) has called for a 20% cut in costs and a reduction of more than 5,100 jobs by December 2013 as part of its Transform 2015 strategic plan to restore profitability (ATW Daily News, May 29). AF said it hoped the job reductions could be achieved without compulsory redundancies, but the option remains open if staff do not agree to voluntary measures, including incentives for early retirement or voluntary redundancy, moves to part-time work, or job-shares. The aim is to reduce ...

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