Air France and the unions agree on the framework to negotiate cuts, new flights from its growing regional hubs

Air France (Paris) and its major unions have agreed on the framework to negotiate personnel costs reductions. The French is attempt to cut costs in order to stabilize its debt.

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In other news, Air France is adding 18 new services from its Nice and Toulouse bases as it builds on its new regional strategy.

In Nice, starting on April 3, Air France will inaugurate four new routes to Athens, Naples, Tel Aviv and Venice. This summer, Air France will be offering 400 weekly flights to 24 destinations from Nice.

In Toulouse, starting on April 1, Air France will launch 14 new routes to Athens, Berlin, Casablanca, Hamburg, Istanbul, Malaga, Malta, Marrakech, Naples, Prague, Seville, Tunis, Venice and Vienna. This summer, Air France will be offering 432 weekly flights to 28 destinations from Toulouse.

This summer, Air France will be offering 487 weekly flights to 34 destinations including five new routes (Barcelona, Berlin, Hamburg, Venice and Marrakech) from Marseille.

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