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Air France: Not Jewish? Get off the plane!

A French court on Thursday ordered Air France to pay a 10,000 euro ($12,800) fine for having ordered a pro-Palestinian activist off a flight to Tel Aviv because she was not Jewish.

Kenya Airways applies for extended immunity over KLM-Air France deal

(eTN) - Information was received from Nairobi that Kenya Airways has applied to the country’s competition authority for extended exemption of their partnership deals with KLM/Air France, to prevent

Air Mauritius Kestrelflyer and Air France/KLM enhance loyalty program

PORT-LOUIS, Mauritius - The agreement, effective as from November 1, is part of the existing overall partnership between the two companies providing members of both frequent flyer programs with an enh

Air France asks passengers to pay for fuel

Passengers were asked to help pay for fuel on a Beirut-bound Air France flight that had to be diverted to Syria this week, the airline said.

Boeing delivers 60th 777 jet to Air France

EVERETT, Wash. - Boeing and Air France are celebrating the delivery of Air France's 60th Boeing 777 passenger jetliner. The airplane, a 777-300ER (Extended Range) model, landed in Paris this morning.

Bangkok is losing air capacities to Europe

BANGKOK, Thailand (eTN) - The 29.5 percent share of Etihad Airways, official national carrier of the UAE - in the capital of Air Berlin - will have consequences in the German carrier network in Asia.

Air Mauritius adds frequencies to Mumbai and expands codeshare with Air...

(eTN) - It was learned late yesterday that Air Mauritius will offer additional flights between the island of Mauritius and Mumbai, India, from April this year, bringing the total number of flights to

Strasbourg International Airport sees a light at the end of the...

STRASBOURG, France (eTN) - After five years of decline, Strasbourg International Airport feels more optimistic.

Air France and Seychelles Tourism Board continue partnership agreement

On the September 22, Air France has used the opportunity of the IFTM, the TOP RESA Tourism Trade Fair in Paris, to renew its partnership agreement with the Seychelles Tourism Board.

Marseille is the winner in the battle between Air France and...

Last January, Europe's low-cost giant, Ryanair, made headlines in French newspapers by announcing the closure of its only base in France, in the Southern city of Marseille.

Marseille on top of Air France offensive in French regions

PARIS, France (eTN) - Over the last decade, Air France's policy to concentrate its activity only at its major hubs – Paris CDG, Orly, for domestic flights, as well as Lyon - led to a weakening of th

Air France Dulles worker sent home over hijab

WASHINGTON - A Muslim worker at Washington Dulles International Airport who was allegedly sent home because she refused to remove her Islamic head scarf, or hijab.

Seychelles and France extend airlines agreement

Seychelles’ tourism development is to largely benefit from the signing of a new joint air services agreement between Air France and Air Seychelles, effective June 1 of this year.

Air France A380 collides with Delta jet at JFK –...

An Air France Super Jumbo jet slamming into a smaller Delta commuter plane was captured on amateur video Monday night at New York's JFK Airport.

Cape Town welcomes Air France flights

Beginning in November, Air France will begin direct flights to Cape Town, making leisure and business travel easier and more convenient. The new schedule will bring 3 flights per week to Cape Town.

Air France: a present for Phnom Penh Airport’s anniversary

PHNOM PENH (eTN) - It could not have been a better way to celebrate an anniversary.

Foreign carriers save French airports from marginalization

LILLE (eTN) - Since its first edition eight years ago, French Connect conference has turned into a major event to meet and talk with most French airports.

Air France A380 Montreal service to start earlier

Passengers who have booked a seat on Air France flight AF347 between April 22 and May 8 will have the surprise of travelling aboard the world’s largest civil aircraft as the carrier has moved up the

Renewed optimism for Strasbourg International Airport

PARIS (eTN) - Designated as one of the capital cities of the European Union (with Brussels and Luxemburg), Strasbourg in Eastern France has been endowed with all necessary infrastructures to sustain i

Court orders Air France to pay to relatives of crash victims

RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazilian court orders Air France has been ordered to pay 540,000 euros ($727,000) to relatives of a Brazilian family that died on the Rio-Paris flight that came down in the Atlanti

Saudi Arabian codeshare with Air France is the last step before...

PARIS (eTN) - Just two weeks ago, Air France and Saudi Arabian Airlines signed a codeshare agreement on routes between Saudi Arabia and France.

Aviation news: Air France set for Uganda?

UGANDA (eTN) - It is understood that pre-operations surveys have been and are being carried out by Air France in Uganda, for the purpose of commencing flights between Paris and Entebbe sometime in 201

Boeing delivers 200th jet to Air France

EVERETT, Wash. - Boeing and Air France celebrated on Wednesday the 200th direct delivery of a Boeing jetliner – a 777-300ER (extended range) – to the Paris-based carrier.

Air France renews joint agreement with Seychelles Tourism Board

The Seychelles Tourism Board and French national airline, Air France, have renewed their partnership agreement on September 23 during the IFTM Exhibition–Top Résa that was held in Paris from Septem

Airport news: Lyon airport more attractive than ever in 2010

LYON (eTN) - In the shadow of Paris but also of Nice, Lyon airport is now coming of age.

Air France jet makes emergency landing in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO – An Air France passenger jet from Rio to Paris that made an emergency landing in northeastern Brazil with 405 passengers aboard due to a bomb threat was scheduled to take off again S

Prosecutors: Continental Airlines should be fined for manslaughter

PARIS - Prosecutors said on Friday that Continental Airlines should be fined 175,000 euros ($218,800) for manslaughter over its role in the 2000 crash of an Air France Concorde plane which killed 113

Black box flight recorder from Air France crash possibly located

PARIS – France has found what could be the first concrete clues to the location of black boxes missing from last year's Atlantic jet disaster, but warned on Thursday there was no guarantee the break

Air France activity back to normal

With the European and French authorities decision to reopen progressively Europe’s air space, Air France is coming back to its normal operations.

Air France may give obese passengers a break

Air France is promising to reimburse obese passengers it asks to buy a second seat if the plane isn't full.