PARIS—Air France’s main pilots’ union has confidence in new Air France-KLM group CEO Ben Smith’s ability to solve the pay crisis that cost his predecessor his job, its president told France’s RTL Radio today. Philippe Evain, president of the SNPL pilots’ union, said he had a short meeting with Smith, who took up his new role on Sept. 17. Evain’s first impression of Smith was a “breath of fresh air,” he said and a manager who is ...


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