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Air France rolls out its 7,500 job cuts plan


Several thousand employees have already left the company on a voluntary basis. Those who stay worry about the future.

And now?

Air France comes out of a summer "

globally at the level of expectations 

", according to the company, with, in August, an offer equivalent to 64% of that before the health crisis.

But, at the start of the school year, when the flow of tourists dries up, the Delta variant raises fears of a relapse in traffic.

And the persistent closure of the United States' borders to Europeans, a major market, does not make the companies of the Old Continent very optimistic.

Recently, Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr said he expected a “

long and cold again

” winter


Air France is less definitive but remains very cautious.

The situation is uncertain.

The level of supply is not stabilized for September

”, explains one within the tricolor company.

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In this context, the group's employees are worried.

They fear that they will be asked to make further efforts if the situation deteriorates again.


We haven't been told about anything like this for the moment,

" said Christophe Dewatine, general secretary of

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Source: lefigaro

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