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Air France warns of flight cancellations on Monday

Looming strike action over pilot dispute may affect half its flights

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Grounded: Air France's dispute with the pilot union has the potential to disrupt the travel plans of tens of thousands of passengers, exposing the airline to as much as 15 million euros (S$24.6 million) in extra costs and lost revenue. - PHOTO: REUTERS

[PARIS] Air France-KLM warned on Saturday that it was preparing to cancel roughly half of its scheduled flights on Monday because of a dispute with pilots, a move that has the potential to disrupt the travel plans of tens of thousands of passengers. Frédéric Gagey, chief executive of the company