On Oct. 4, ailing Air France is expected to unveil yet another cost-cutting plan. This one could involve nearly 3,000 job cuts (in addition to the more than 5,000 previously announced). It also could entail a revamping of the carrier's short-/medium-haul route system. The new plan, dubbed Transform 2, is just another confirmation that the airline has been slow to adapt to the ways of the new marketplace (although, in truth, those ways are no longer all that new). European airline ...


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