Air France to Run High-Speed Trains in 2010

In a joint venture with France's Veolia, the airline aims to rival short-haul and discount airlines with its own cross-border train service

"If you can't beat 'em, join 'em," goes the old phrase. And when it comes to the battle in Europe between short-haul flights and high-speed trains, it seems like airline giant Air France-KLM (AIRF.PA) is taking this advice to heart.

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