Air France staff rip off the shirts of senior executives in protest of planned layoff of 2,900 staff

Two Senior managers of Air France-KLM executives had to flee a company-restructuring meetings Monday at the airline’s headquarters on Monday as angry workers stormed the building.


Hundreds of Angry union activists gathered in front of the building, to protest a plan to cut 2,900 jobs. protesting against the proposed layoffs  broke through fences to disrupt the meeting.


The angry protesters attacked their executives who had flee for safety as their shirts were off from their backs.

Air France’s executive vice president of human resources, Xavier Broseta, and director of Air France in Orly, Pierre Plissonnier were seen pushing back the angry protesters. Both of them had to climb over fences to escape.


Air France is currently under restructuring as the management seeks to reduce cost by over $2 billion and also laying off 2,900 staff including 1,700 ground staff, 900 cabin crew and 300 pilots by 2017,