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Air France Unions Plan to Resume Strike June 23 to 26

Ania Nussbaum, Carol Matlack
Air France Unions Plan to Resume Strike June 23 to 26

Workers will strike unless an agreement is found to end the dispute in coming days, the unions said Friday in an emailed statement after meeting with management of parent Air France-KLM. The decision by labor representatives to stage more walkouts lifts a pause in their action that had been in effect since last month when former Chief Executive Officer Jean-Marc Janaillac resigned over the conflict. Fifteen days of strikes that got underway Feb. 22 have cost the airline more than 400 million euros ($473 million) so far and helped lower passenger numbers at the Air France arm by 1.7 percent during May.