Paris (AFP) - Air France's main pilots' union offered to lift its crippling strike if an independent mediator were named to run negotiations in a bitter battle over the fate of the company's low-cost subsidiary.
The US had snow in the winter to "explain" why for the second year in a row Q1 GDP tumbled from 3% to around 0%; Europe, whose GDP unlike its market (the Stoxx 600 just hit a record high) will also miss lofty expectations for an economic recovery thanks to ECB money printing, may have a French air traffic controllers strike to blame the Q2 GDP miss for.
EVERETT, Wash./NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. – Paine Field Airport, next door to Boeing Co’s widebody plant north of Seattle, is getting crowded as 10 new 787 Dreamliners flank the runway, sparkling with contrasting and colorful liveries, including Poland’s LOT, Britain’s Thomson Airways and China Southern Airlines.
It is a similar story several thousand miles away, outside the company’s North Charleston, South Carolina final assembly building, where space is taken up by four 787s destined for Air India.
The Greek national broadcaster ERT situation is nowhere near a resolution, and the nation's political stability remains in the balance with Antonis Samaras’s coalition partners, Evangelos Venizelos of PASOK and Fotis Kouvelis of Democratic Left, appealing to him Wednesday for talks on the future of the TV and radio station, but the premier has so far stood by his decision to close and later reopen ERT, leaving the government’s future in doubt.
The "rebalancing" in Spain continues along the lines I have suggested, not as suggested by economists and those who think there is guaranteed future of the eurozone.
Via Google translate from El Economista, please consider Strike by Iberia Starts Monday