The pilot representative on Air France KLM’s board of directors has spoken out against the possibility of the group choosing Air Canada’s passenger airlines president and COO as its next chief executive, saying a French candidate with international experience would better suit the group. French newspaper Le Monde reported earlier this month that Benjamin Smith, Air Canada’s COO and passenger airlines president, was the front-runner to take over from JJean-Marc Janaillac, ...

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