France’s XL Airways declares insolvency, stops ticket sales

Credit: Rob Finlayson
French airline XL Airways has declared insolvency, citing “great financial difficulties” and stopped selling tickets, in the latest casualty to hit the French airline industry. XL Airways, which stopped selling tickets Sept. 19, said it would maintain flights over the weekend; however, some flights...
Helen Massy-Beresford

Based in Paris, Helen Massy-Beresford covers European and Middle Eastern airlines, the European Commission’s air transport policy and the air cargo industry for Aviation Week & Space Technology and Aviation Daily.

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