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  • Porsche tows Airbus A380 in new world record

    A Porsche Cayenne 4 x 4 driven by a British driver has become the world’s most successful tow car. It set a new world record as it tugged an Air France Airbus A380, weighing 285 tonnes, over a distance of 138ft (42 m) at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport.

  • The different options when an airline buys a plane

    When an airline buys a plane, it must make choices about the cabin layout, paint, and sometimes the engines. We undertook a short, but detailed review of the main options available to them.

  • Air France’s last Boeing 747 and Alphajets midair encounter

    The meeting between eleven Alphajets of the Patrouille de France and Air France’s last Boeing 747 in formation over France took place on 27 January and immortalized by film director Eric Magnan. Watch the video. Read the article.

  • Concorde: 40 years since first commercial flights

    40 years ago to the day, on 21 January 1976, Concorde took its first passengers, to Rio de Janeiro and Bahrain. It was the beginning of a supersonic story that would last 27 years. A chapter in commercial aviation, which we decided to review in images without commentary. Read the article. Watch the video.

  • False bomb threats on three Air France planes

    False bomb threats last night forced two Air France planes from the United States to divert, one to Salt Lakee City, the other to Halifax in Canada. Air France are maintaining their flight schedules.

  • HOP! Air France to reconquer the short haul network

    Since late March, with the exception of those supplying Roissy Charles De Gaulle airport (Paris), all flights of Air France’s short-haul network, have been marketed under the entity Hop! Air France. A simplification necessary to restore profitability.

  • Experience the new Air France medium-haul cabin

    On 18th March, during a ferry flight between Toulouse (south west France) and Paris, along with a number of Air France staff and customers we were able to experience the comfort of the first A319’s brand new cabin. By the summer of 2016, a total of 49 Air France medium-haul aircraft will be refurbished.

  • Air France on the road to recovery

    It was in Paris on February 19th that Air France presented their 2014 results. After three years of effort in terms of costs and restructuring, the French national airline had hopes of a return to profit, but it was not to be. Air France recorded an operating loss of over 300 million euros.

  • Air France tackles the medium-haul sector

    Reclaiming Business Class clientèle to its medium-haul network is the new goal Air France has set itself, after attacking that of the long haul. On 27th November, at their company headquarters at Roissy (near Paris), the Chairman and CEO presented the new Business Class cabins seats that will be provided on some of its Airbus A319’s and A320’s from next April.

  • "Hop! Air France" here to increase short-haul profits

    Following the merger in January of three Air France regional airlines together under the name of "Hop!", the French national carrier has decided to accelerate the transition even further. From next summer, all Air France domestic flights within Europe, except those serving Roissy airport, will be be marketed under the brand name "Hop! Air France".

  • Air France one step closer to cleaner flights

    On 21st October, Air France launched its first weekly Toulouse - Paris green fuelled flights. For one year, the airline will use a kerosene compound composed of 10% biofuel produced from sugar cane fermentation and manufactured by a subsidiary of Total oil in Brazil. Thanks to the addition of this product to the original normal fossil fuel, the greenhouse gas emissions will be reduced by 80%.

  • The new Air France cabins

    It was a big day for Air France. On June 23rd., the company, which has invested $ 500 million for a major refurbishment of its classes, carried out its first connection between Paris and New York with a B-777 equipped with new Economy, Premium Economy and Business class cabins, the first of 44 aircraft that will be refitted by the summer of 2016.

  • Video clip : Air France's new Premier Class

    View the Air France video clip aired in Shanghai, China, on the occasion of the presentation of their new Premier Class to the press last Wednesday, May 7th., 2014.

  • Air France's Business Class revival strategy

    With the object of attracting its Business Class customers, Air France has unveiled its new seats for that category, which will be progressively installed from June on board its Boeing 777's ! This seat – sorry, "cocoon" - manufactured by Zodiac Aerospace, required four years of development and costs a whopping € 50,000 each !

  • What is load distribution in an aircraft?

    So that flights can be conducted safely, load distribution in an airplane is essential. Before take-off, pilots have to ensure that the masses on board - luggage, passengers and fuel - are well distributed.


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