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Air France: the French network at the forefront of restructuring


The company, hard hit by the health crisis, wants to cut more than 7,500 jobs. The shock is violent.

Friday, Air France must present its plan to cut jobs to the CSEC (Central Social and Economic Committee). But his copy is already ready. Tuesday morning, the group sent the social partners a document presenting its project. It plans to eliminate more than 7,500 jobs by the end of 2022: 6,560 at Air France proper and 1,025 at Hop !, its subsidiary which makes interregional connections in France. With a scheme that will favor all solutions other than dry layoffs.

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" It's what we expected, " sighs a union member. " When we see British Airways cutting 12,000 jobs and Lufthansa 22,000, the Air France potion is not the toughest ," says a consultant specialist in air transport. The shock is still very violent because the tricolor company had never announced as many job cuts at once.

The effort imposed on Hop! which has nearly 2,500 employees is much larger than that claimed

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Source: lefigaro

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