Tag: paris

Etihad Airways To Launch Airbus A380 Flights To Paris

Etihad Airways will deploy its Airbus A380s on the Abu Dhabi – Paris route this summer as part of seasonal adjustments to the airline’s fleet plan. Between July 1 and October 28, the A380 will replace one of the two Boeing 777-300ER services to Charles de Gaulle Airport, and it will feature the carrier’s acclaimed […]

EgyptAir Crash Debris Contains TNT Traces

French investigators have found traces of TNT explosive on the wreckage of EgyptAir flight MS804, according to a media report. Le Figaro said that French investigators were prevented from further examination of crash debris after detecting the traces. EgyptAir flight MS804, flying from Paris to Cairo, crashed into the Mediterranean on May 19, killing all […]

Delta Flight Turns Around After Crew Realizes Door May Be Open

A Thursday night flight carrying 222 passengers from New York City to Paris was forced to turn around after the crew realized the aircraft’s door might have been open. It turned out to be a false alarm. “Delta flight JFK to Paris. Two hours in, captain realizes that the cargo light is on because the […]

Air France Officially Inaugurates Its A380 Between Paris and Mexico

Air France officially inaugurated its Airbus A380, the Company’s largest super jumbo in its long-haul fleet, on the Paris-Charles de Gaulle – Mexico route. To celebrate the event, Frédéric Gagey, Air France Chairman and CEO, Pieter Elbers, KLM President & CEO, and a delegation led by Matthias Fekl, Minister of State for Foreign Trade, the […]

Iran Selects Airbus For Its Civil Aviation Renewal

Iran officials have signed two agreements for 118 new aircraft, pilot training, airport operations and ATM support. The agreements were signed at the Élysée Palace, Paris, during Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s official visit to France with French President François Hollande. Iran Air has signed an agreement with Airbus for the acquisition of the full range […]

Air France Says Paris Attacks Cost 70 Million Euros in December

Franco-Dutch airline group Air France-KLM said Monday that the November 13 terror attacks in Paris reduced its December turnover by an estimated 70 million euros. But the effect had largely tailed off over the past two weeks, it added. “The negative impact of the Paris attacks on December revenues is estimated to be around 70 […]

Air France Pays Tribute to Its Last Boeing 747 With Its Customers

Air France salutes with emotion the departure of its Boeing 747 from its long-haul fleet, after more than forty years of idyllic travel by Jumbo Jet. On this occasion, the Company is inviting its customers to share in several different celebrations. Special open days at the Air and Space Museum at Le Bourget Air France […]

Aviation CO2 Emissions to Be Dealt With Next Year at ICAO

At the conclusion of the COP21 Climate Talks in Paris 12 December 2015 , the aviation sector, represented by the Air Transport Action Group (ATAG) made the following statement: “The Paris Agreement provides an ambitious and far-reaching response by governments to dealing with climate change. This is a significant step forward for the world and will […]

Traffic At Paris Airports Down After Attacks

After the recent terrorist attacks in Paris, France, which killed 130 people, it has now been revealed that despite early indications to the contrary, passenger traffic at the city’s two principal airports has fallen. “We are seeing an impact on traffic today, but it is too soon to say whether there is a longer-term trend,” […]

Air China to Start Chengdu – Paris Flights

Air China (Beijing) will start Chengdu-Paris nonstop service from December 12, 2015, which will make Paris the fifth European destination Air China serves from Chengdu after Amsterdam, Frankfurt, London and Moscow, and enable passengers from Chengdu to arrive in Paris within just around 11 hours. The flights, CA457/8, are operated four times a week on […]