Air France’s main pilots’ union elected a new leader to represent it in negotiations with the carrier, ushering in the possibility of a less hostile approach to relations with management. Guillaume Gestas will replace Philippe Evain as president of SNPL’s Air France branch, the union said Dec. 6 following a vote by members. Jean-Michel Julien and Guillaume Schmid will serve as vice presidents. Evain led pilots through a series of damaging strikes over pay that cost Air ...

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