Top News on Air France

  • Double-vision: Our Top 10 listing of A350 customers


    ​To accompany the release of our flight test report on the Airbus A350, our Top 10 feature looks at the leading airline customers to date for the XWB, by number of aircraft ordered. Flightglobal’s Ascend Fleets database records the European company as having so far secured firm commitments for a combined 780 of the big twin, the first example of which entered use in January 2015.


  • Other News for Air France

  • Deeper first-half loss forces further cost cuts at Air France-KLM


    Air France-KLM Group is to implement new cost-saving measures immediately after its latest financial figures showed a...


  • IATA: Flight-tracking efforts gather momentum


    ​Malaysia Airlines is introducing a flight-tracking capability this summer, just over a year since the disappearance of...


  • French 777F probe details 100t take-off weight error


    ​French investigators have detailed a weight data error which resulted in a Boeing 777 freighter commencing an...


  • News Listings for Air France

  • Deeper first-half loss forces further cost cuts at Air France-KLM

    News | 24 Jul 2015 08:04 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Air France-KLM Group is to implement new cost-saving measures immediately after its latest financial figures showed a 22% decline in its second-quarter operating profit and a 12% wider first-half loss.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Deeper-first-half-loss-forces-further-cost-cuts-at-Air-France-KLM-414984/
  • ANALYSIS: Motion modifiers make for better simulator training

    News | 23 Jul 2015 11:32 | David Learmount

    Simulation is an essential tool for improving flight safety through better pilot training, but it could be even more effective, according to some in the industry. Indeed, airlines such as Lufthansa, Cathay Pacific and Cargolux – as well as the US Air Force – have recently decided on simulator motion-system upgrades to enhance their training programmes.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Motion-modifiers-make-for-better-simulator-training-414767/
  • ANALYSIS: Mixed picture for European airline profits in 2014

    News | 16 Jul 2015 15:42 | Graham Dunn

    Profits among leading European carriers improved slightly in 2014 though the picture remains extremely mixed between operators, the latest Airline Business World Airline Rankings underlines.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Mixed-picture-for-European-airline-profits-in-2014-414716/
  • Alaska weighs in in favour of open skies

    News | 14 Jul 2015 15:38 | Edward Russell

    ​Alaska Airlines favours the US open-skies policy, adding another voice to the Gulf carrier access debate.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Alaska-weighs-in-in-favour-of-open-skies-414625/
  • ANALYSIS: Europe lags US in RNP airspace management

    News | 07 Jul 2015 10:16 | David Learmount

    Europe may be well behind the rest of the world in using required navigation performance airspace management solutions in airport terminal areas, but aside from the successful Atlantic Airways project in the Faroe Islands, a few other European RNP projects are under way.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Europe-lags-US-in-RNP-airspace-management-414112/
  • KLM begins Air Malta codeshare

    News | 03 Jul 2015 21:53

    SkyTeam carrier KLM has begun codesharing with Air Malta on the latter's flights to Amsterdam​.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/KLM-begins-Air-Malta-codeshare-414304/