The Swedish carmaker rolling out new models to compete with German luxury rivals such as BMW.
The Japanese airbag manufacturer won't expand recall of cars containing its faulty airbags.
Cancellations will add to pressure from a stuttering global economy and increased competition.
No-frills airline Easyjet has reported a 21% rise in annual pre-tax profits, due to increased capacity growth.
Walkout adds weight to the eighth strike action taken by pilots in dispute over retirement benefits.
Virgin Australia will buy out loss-making budget carrier Tiger Airways Australia for A$1.
The struggling French flag carrier was in dispute with pilots over plans to expand its budget subsidiary Transavia.
Eight-hour strike on Wednesday will be third strike by the German airline's pilots within two weeks.
The reduction in staff numbers represents around 30% of its workforce of 20,000.
Australia's national flag carrier Qantas has reported a net loss of 2.8B Australian dollars for the year to June.
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