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Air France announces seven more routes for Joon

Air Transport World  2017-11-30 17:39:00

New Air France airline Joon is to open seven routes in spring 2018, including its first longer routes to Cairo (Egypt), Cape Town (South Africa) and Tehran (Iran).read more

Air France plans return of engine-failure A380 from Goose Bay

Air Transport World  2017-11-27 15:57:00

The Air France Airbus A380 that was forced to make an unscheduled landing in Canada two months ago after one of its four engines failed is expected to return to scheduled service in January.read more

CityJet in talks to extend Air France deal as it adds Brussels Airlines jet

Independent.ie  2017-11-16 02:30:00

CityJet is in talks with Air France to extend an existing agreement to operate flights out of Paris on behalf of the larger carrier, according to CityJet executive chairman Pat Byrne.

FAA orders A380 engine inspections after Air France incident

Reuters  2017-10-13 06:11:27

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - U.S. aviation authorities have ordered visual inspections of fan hubs in engines used on some Airbus SE A380 jets after an engine came apart on an Air France flight last month, forcing ...

FAA Orders Inspections of Engines on Most Airbus A380s

The Wall Street Journal  2017-10-13 03:18:23

U.S. air-safety regulators have issued an emergency order requiring airlines to inspect engines on roughly 120 Airbus A380 superjumbo jets world-wide, prompted by an engine that violently broke apart during ...

Vietnam Airlines signs comprehensive strategic partnership with Air France

Breaking Travel News  2017-10-12 08:10:44

Vietnam Airlines and Air France have announced the signing of a comprehensive strategic partnership allowing the two airlines to optimise their services between France, Europe and Vietnam and to strengthen ...

Vietnam Airlines signs comprehensive strategic partnership with Air France

Breaking Travel News  2017-10-12 08:10:21

Vietnam Airlines and Air France have announced the signing of a comprehensive strategic partnership allowing the two airlines to optimise their services between France, Europe and Vietnam and to strengthen ...

Air France continues long-haul drive with Vietnam Airlines joint venture

Reuters  2017-10-10 10:37:29

PARIS/HANOI (Reuters) - Air France signed a new joint venture deal with Vietnam Airlines and said it was in advanced talks with India's Jet Airways over a partnership as part of efforts to boost its ...

BEA: Air France A380 damage limited after uncontained engine failure

Air Transport World  2017-10-04 14:06:00

French air accident investigation agency BEA has said damage to the Air France Airbus A380, which suffered an uncontained engine failure over Greenland Sept. 30, appears to be limited to the No. 4 engine ...

Air France plane engine fails over Atlantic

BBC News  2017-09-30 21:08:29

The A380 with over 500 people on board makes an emergency landing at a small Canadian airport.

Air France plane loses engine cover above the Atlantic Ocean

The New Zealand Herald  2017-09-30 19:37:42

An Air France Airbus A380 was forced to divert after part of its engine started to break up over the Atlantic ocean. The pilot of the four-engine aircraft was forced to head to Goose Bay in Canada after ...

Delta to Launch Nonstop Year-Round Service from Indianapolis to Paris Beginning May 2018

PR Newswire  2017-09-06 18:15:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL), in cooperation with joint venture partner Air France KLM, will bring nonstop trans-Atlantic service from Indianapolis to its European ...

Air France Shareholders Back Delta, China Eastern Minority Stakes

The Wall Street Journal  2017-09-04 09:31:00

Air France-KLM shareholders backed Delta and China Eastern Airlines taking minority stakes in the airline to strengthen the partnership among three of the world?s biggest carriers.

Air France experimenting with in-flight virtual reality entertainment

Breaking Travel News  2017-08-14 07:12:49

Air France is testing an immersive entertainment system with virtual reality headsets that allow passengers to enjoy 3D and 2D programmes during flights. The system has been tested on board return Paris-Charles ...

Delta Air Lines takes stake in Air France-KLM

Breaking Travel News  2017-07-31 10:12:43

Delta Air Lines is deepening its longstanding and industry-leading partnership with Air France-KLM Group with a ?375 million investment to acquire ten per cent equity in the joint venture partner and a ...

Virgin Atlantic founder Sir Richard Branson sells 31pc stake in airline for $384m as part of new tie-up with Air France-KLM

The New Zealand Herald  2017-07-28 23:25:23

Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Group is to receive a major windfall by selling down part of its stake in Virgin Atlantic in a major joint venture deal set to include Air France-KLM and existing investor ...

China Eastern to expand Sino-Europe routes with AF-KLM stake

Air Transport World  2017-07-28 17:49:00

China Eastern Airlines chairman Liu Shaoyong said the carrier?s role in the new transatlantic joint venture (JV)?between Air France-KLM, US-based Delta Air Lines and the UK?s Virgin Atlantic?is to enhance ...

Air France-KLM reverses losses in 1H

Air Transport World  2017-07-28 15:32:00

Air France-KLM saw a turnaround in its financial results in the 2017 first half, delivering a group net profit of ?151 million ($176.8 million), reversed from a loss of ?114 million in the same period ...

British Airways, Air France earnings surge on long-haul bonanza

gulfnews.com  2017-07-28 12:36:29

Europe?s two largest airlines are benefiting from higher prices in long-haul markets as rivals focused on shorter routes see fares crimped by overcapacity

Air France-KLM Group takes 31 per cent stake in Virgin Atlantic

Breaking Travel News  2017-07-28 09:55:56

Air France-KLM Group, Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic have announced their intention to expand their strategic partnership and offer customers access to the most comprehensive transatlantic route network ...