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

  • 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...


  • 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...


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  • Big five EU carriers come together on new lobbying alliance

    News | 17 Jun 2015 12:35 | Oliver Clark

    The European Union's five biggest airline groups Air France-KLM, EasyJet, IAG, Lufthansa and Ryanair have unveiled plans to establish a new airline lobbying group later this year to present a set of common goals to European regulators.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Big-five-EU-carriers-come-together-on-new-lobbying-alliance-413781/
  • PARIS: Air France-KLM's MRO unit gains another 787 customer

    News | 16 Jun 2015 12:12 | Michael Gubisch

    Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance has won component support contracts from Vietnam Airlines for Boeing 787s and from Gulf Air for the Bahraini carrier's Airbus fleet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PARIS-Air-France-KLMs-MRO-unit-gains-another-787-customer-413676/
  • ANALYSIS: Leaders keep subsidy row from boiling over at IATA

    News | 11 Jun 2015 16:23

    When American Airlines chief Doug Parker took a second question in the carrier's post-IATA AGM joint press conference with Qantas about the Gulf carrier row, there was a slightly forlorn hope in his voice as he reminded the assembled press corps that the executives really wanted to be talking about the expansion in US-Australian services.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Leaders-keep-subsidy-row-from-boiling-over-at-IATA-413408/
  • IATA: Air France-KLM to hold talks with Alitalia to save partnership

    News | 09 Jun 2015 17:24 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    Air France-KLM plans to hold talks with Alitalia to possibly save the partnerships between the airlines, after Alitalia said it plans to abandon the pacts from 2017.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IATA-Air-France-KLM-to-hold-talks-with-Alitalia-to-save-partnership-413315/
  • IATA: Flight-tracking efforts gather momentum

    News | 05 Jun 2015 10:00 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Malaysia Airlines is introducing a flight-tracking capability this summer, just over a year since the disappearance of its MH370 service to Beijing spurred a proliferation of technologies aimed at ensuring aircraft locations can be permanently monitored.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IATA-Flight-tracking-efforts-gather-momentum-412657/
  • French 777F probe details 100t take-off weight error

    News | 03 Jun 2015 09:13 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​French investigators have detailed a weight data error which resulted in a Boeing 777 freighter commencing an underpowered take-off at Paris Charles de Gaulle last month.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/French-777F-probe-details-100t-take-off-weight-error-413039/