Analysis: How Smith aims ao restore Air France’s position

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Credit: Air France
When Ben Smith was named the surprise pick to become CEO of Air France-KLM in 2018, few envied him the task ahead. KLM wasn’t the issue—it was performing well. But the group’s future was threatened by long-running efficiency, cost and labor problems at Air France that toppled Smith’s predecessor and...
Kurt Hofmann

Kurt Hofmann has been writing on the airline industry for 25 years. He appears frequently on Austrian, Swiss and German television and broadcasting…

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