Recent News Headlines : Air France

RUSSIA'S AEROFLOT NAMED WORLD'S MOST POWERFUL AIRLINE BRAND


Russia's Aeroflot named world's most powerful airline brand -- RT Business... READ MORE

17th February, 2017 7342

FIRST LARGE AIRLINER MADE IN CHINA TO DEBUT IN 2017


China Eastern Airlines has become the launch customer for the plane... READ MORE

6th February, 2017 178

CONFUSION GRIPS AIRPORTS AS COURTS LIMIT TRUMP TRAVEL CURBS


Passengers holding passports from the seven countries will therefore all be turned away, in line with the executive order... READ MORE

30th January, 2017 187

PASSENGERS, STUDENTS, OSCAR NOMINEES AMONG THOSE LEFT IN LIMBO BY TRUMP TRAVEL BAN


WestJet spokeswoman Lauren Stewart said the airline would give full refunds to anyone affected by the ban... READ MORE

29th January, 2017 5235

BRITISH AND AMERICANS SPY ON IN-FLIGHT PHONE CALLS 'IN REAL TIME', LEAKED SNOWDEN FILES REVEAL


The PIN codes and the e-mail addresses of one device were identified on one unidentified aircraft, on January 2, 2012, at 10.23am, said Le Monde... READ MORE

7th December, 2016 277

Trending News Headlines : Air France

MALI GUNMEN WERE HUNTING FOR AIR FRANCE STAFF AT RADISSON HOTEL


Security guards say attackers were looking to kill french citizens in retaliation for the country's military campaign in mali... READ MORE

23rd November, 2015 3099

FOREIGN SECRETARY SAYS IT'S 'LIKELY' BRITS DIED IN DISASTER


Revealed germanwings flight 4u9525 received safety warning just four months ago after sister plane went into tailspin... READ MORE

25th March, 2015 2596

TWO U.S.-TO-PARIS AIR FRANCE FLIGHTS DIVERTED DUE TO THREATS


And then the flight attendants told us we would be making an emergency landing, Ingley said by phone from the Salt Lake City International Airport... READ MORE

18th November, 2015 2129

ONE DEAD, 5 ARRESTED DURING RAID TARGETING PARIS ATTACKERS


GALLERY Gunfire Erupts in Paris Suburb Several explosions could be heard around 7 30 a.m... READ MORE

18th November, 2015 2006

2 CANADIANS AMONG THOSE ON EGYPTAIR FLIGHT THAT CRASHED IN MEDITERRANEAN


Woman from Saskatoon among those on doomed EgyptAir flight, friend says... READ MORE

19th May, 2016 1947

FRANCE ANNOUNCES WORLDA??S TOUGHEST ANTI-SMOKING LAWS


The price of a packet of 20 cigarettes in France has doubled in 14 years to 7 5... READ MORE

27th September, 2014 1686

FAKE BOMB FORCES AIR FRANCE FLIGHT TO MAKE KENYA EMERGENCY LANDING


The Boeing 777, on its way from Mauritius to Paris, was evacuated at Mombasa airport and the suspicious device taken away for examination... READ MORE

20th December, 2015 1415

TWO AIR FRANCE FLIGHTS FROM U.S. DIVERTED BY BOMB THREATS


Reporting by Victoria Cavaliere, Dan Whitcomb and Steve Gorman in Los Angeles, Amran Abocar in Toronto and Daniel Wallis in Denver Editing by Ken Wills... READ MORE

18th November, 2015 1067

MISSING PLANE: HOW AIRLINES USE TRACKING TECHNOLOGY


In the case of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, the technology at issue is called ACARS, for Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting System... READ MORE

28th December, 2014 815

THE WORLD'S BEST AIRLINES


Singapore Airlines took third spot, followed by Cathay Pacific, both in last year's top five, while ANA All Nippon Airways rose two places to come fifth... READ MORE

12th July, 2016 809

AIR FRANCE-KLM CEO TARGETS HIGH COSTS, LACK OF TRUST WITH NEW PROJECT


Franco-Dutch Air France-KLM has struggled in recent years with weak demand and overcapacity across the industry... READ MORE

12th October, 2016 700

TENSIONS, LONG LINES AT EUROPEAN AIRPORTS AFTER PARIS ATTACKS


France is one of 26 European countries that eliminated immigration controls for EU citizens at their borders with neighboring countries... READ MORE

14th November, 2015 511

DRONE FLOWN 20FT FROM HEATHROW JET


The Airbus A320 was at 700ft 213m when its pilot saw a small black object near the aircraft, the UK Airprox aircraft proximity Board UKAB said... READ MORE

12th December, 2014 507

GERMANWINGS CAPTAIN PATRICK SONDENHEIMER TRIED TO BREAK INTO LOCKED COCKPIT DOOR 'WITH AN AXE' AS PLANE WAS DESCENDING


Read more Germanwings has confirmed that an axe was on board for safety reasons, as is routine on all Airbus A320 models... READ MORE

27th March, 2015 450

WOMAN SMUGGLES CHILD IN HAND LUGGAGE ON PARIS-BOUND PLANE


A woman has flown Istanbul to Paris with a four-year-old girl hidden inside her hand luggage, Air France says... READ MORE

10th March, 2016 434

EGYPTAIR DATA SHOWS SMOKE DETECTED IN BATHROOM BEFORE CRASH


Sixty-six people were aboard the Airbus A320 flying from Paris to Cairo before it vanished early Thursday morning... READ MORE

21st May, 2016 406

EGYPTAIR FLIGHT MS804 DISAPPEARS FROM RADAR ON FLIGHT FROM PARIS TO CAIRO


In an unrelated incident in March, an EgyptAir plane was hijacked during a flight from Alexandria to Cairo... READ MORE

19th May, 2016 388

ALL FOUR SUSPECTED EBOLA CASES IN SPAIN TEST NEGATIVE FOR THE DISEASE


He was brought to Madrid's Carlos III hospital, the designated centre for treating Ebola patients in the city... READ MORE

17th October, 2014 347

THREAT FORCES AIR FRANCE FLIGHT TO DIVERT TO MONTREAL


An Air France flight from San Francisco to Paris was diverted to Montreal following an anonymous threat, the airline said... READ MORE

8th December, 2015 330

AIRASIA CRASH PROBE FOCUSES ON TIMING OF REQUEST TO CLIMB, WEATHER


He said evidence such as radar data, weather reports, and the communication between the pilots and air traffic control has been gathered and is being studied... READ MORE

31st December, 2014 294

AIRASIA FLIGHT QZ8501 CRASH: AIRLINES HAD BEEN WARNED ABOUT OVER-RELIANCE ON AUTOMATION 16 MONTHS AGO


The loss of Air France flight 447 five years ago, in which 228 people died, was due to pilot errors when equipment malfunctioned in stormy equatorial skies... READ MORE

1st January, 2015 279

WING FLAP POSSIBLY LINKED TO MISSING MH370 ARRIVES AT FRENCH LAB


A piece of plane wing that could be from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 arrived Saturday in Toulouse France for inspection by military aviation experts... READ MORE

1st August, 2015 267

EGYPTAIR FLIGHT: SEARCH INTENSIFIES FOR MISSING PLANE


The French air accident investigation bureau has despatched three investigators, along with a technical adviser from Airbus, to join the Egyptian inquiry... READ MORE

20th May, 2016 267

A WIFEA??S SEARCH FOR ANSWERS


Experts say the only comparable incident to the MH370 search is the loss of Air France flight 447 in the Atlantic Ocean in 2009... READ MORE

3rd March, 2015 258

GERMANWINGS CAPTAIN PATRICK SONDENHEIMER TRIED TO BREAK COCKPIT DOOR 'WITH AN AXE'


Co-pilot Mr Lubitz uses the flight monitoring system to start the plane's descent, an action which can 'only be done voluntarily'... READ MORE

27th March, 2015 239

AIR ASIA PLANE FLYING 'TOO SLOW' WHEN IT HIT THUNDERSTORM, EXPERT SAYS


Mr Thomas said this should not happen in an A320, a sophisticated aircraft, so it appears as though it's related to extreme weather conditions... READ MORE

29th December, 2014 225

BOEING TO SELL 300 JETS TO CHINA FIRMS, SET UP CHINA PLANT


BEIJING Boeing Co has signed deals to sell 300 aircraft to three Chinese firms and set up an aircraft plant in China becoming the first U.S... READ MORE

23rd September, 2015 219

TRANSASIA'S SAFETY RECORD UNDER SCRUTINY AFTER LATEST CRASH


In December 2012, an ATR 72-200 freighter crashed en route to Macau from Taipei, killing both crew members... READ MORE

4th February, 2015 214

GERMANWINGS PILOT ORDERED JET DOWN TO 100 FEET, TRACKERS SAY


He said FlightRadar24 had shared its data with French crash investigators at their request... READ MORE

26th March, 2015 214

POLICE HAVE MADE A 'SIGNIFICANT DISCOVERY' AT THE HOME OF ANDREW LUBITZ


Meanwhile, airlines are changing procedures to ensure two crew members are in the cockpit at all times during flights following the disaster... READ MORE

27th March, 2015 212


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