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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.

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High fashion: The man with 1,000 stewardess uniformsupdated: Mon Apr 02 2012 05:23:00

Airline uniforms may not be the fashionista's definition of sartorial elegance but the flight attendant's garb represents the epitome of jet-set style and glamour for one aviation enthusiast.

Love is in the air with social networkingupdated: Fri Feb 10 2012 00:59:00

Running the rule over fellow airline passengers; it's as common as stowing your bag under the seat in front of you and fastening your seat belt.

Air France workers on strikeupdated: Tue Feb 07 2012 13:13:00

Air France cancels half of its long haul flights due to a worker strike. CNN's Jim Bittermann reports.

Strike in France expected to ground many overseas flightsupdated: Tue Feb 07 2012 13:13:00

Passengers traveling on Air France may face more delays as the airline prepares to cancel more flights due to a strike by aviation workers, a statement on the airline's website said Tuesday.

Finding a seatmate through Facebookupdated: Thu Dec 15 2011 23:27:00

Worry no more about who may be sitting next to you in seat 23A.

KLM to launch social media seatingupdated: Thu Dec 15 2011 23:27:00

CNN's Richard Question explains KLM's plan for social media seating selections.

Air France 447 crew faulted in reportupdated: Fri Jul 29 2011 17:35:00

BEA's third report into the 2009 crash of Air France flight 447 between Rio de Janeiro and Paris faults crew training.

New details on cause of Air France crashupdated: Fri Jul 29 2011 06:21:00

A report says the pilots of an Air France jet that crashed in 2009 received inaccurate airspeed information.

Air France crash pilots lost vital speed data, say investigatorsupdated: Fri Jul 29 2011 06:21:00

Pilots of the Air France flight that crashed in 2009 and plummeted 38,000 feet in just three minutes and 30 seconds, lost vital speed data, France's Bureau of Investigation and Analysis (BEA) said Friday.

Air France recorders still missingupdated: Fri Jul 29 2011 06:16:00

The most important clue to what caused Air France flight 447 to crash is still missing. CNN's Ayesha Durgahee reports.

Are biofuels the future of flight?updated: Fri Jun 24 2011 15:03:00

Some commercial passenger jets will begin flying on biofuels within months, as the airline industry attempts to shed its image as a major source of global pollution.

Air France bodies recovered years laterupdated: Fri May 20 2011 10:55:00

Officials comment on a recovery effort after discovering wreckage of an Air France passenger plane that crashed in 2009.

The future of air traffic controlupdated: Wed Apr 27 2011 16:54:00

Inattentive or tired controllers have put a spotlight on aviation safety. CNN looks at system that could improve safety.

Air France jet clips plane on runwayupdated: Tue Apr 12 2011 15:09:00

An Air France plane clips another plane while taxiing for takeoff and it's all caught on tape.

Jumbo Air France jet clips smaller plane at New York's JFK airportupdated: Tue Apr 12 2011 15:09:00

The National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday that it will investigate what happened Monday night when a massive Air France jet clipped a smaller aircraft at John F. Kennedy Airport.

Search finds bodies 2 years after mystery crashupdated: Mon Apr 04 2011 15:04:00

Nearly two years after an Air France plane mysteriously fell out of the sky, killing 228 people, the bulk of the wreckage has been found with bodies still aboard, French officials said Monday.

Investigators find parts of downed Air France jetupdated: Mon Apr 04 2011 06:22:00

French investigators said Sunday that they have found pieces of the Air France jet that crashed in the Atlantic Ocean in 2009, killing all 228 people on board.

France to search again for downed jetupdated: Fri Feb 04 2011 11:42:00

Search crews plan to look for a fourth time for the wreckage of Air France Flight 447, which crashed into the southern Atlantic Ocean two years ago.

Search to resume for Air France 447updated: Fri Nov 26 2010 08:56:00

A new operation will begin next year to find the debris of Air France Flight 447, which mysteriously crashed into the southern Atlantic Ocean last year, French officials said.

EU fines 11 airlines more than $1 billion for cargo cartelupdated: Tue Nov 09 2010 22:36:00

The European Commission said Tuesday it has fined 11 airlines a total of some $1.1 billion (799.5 million euros) for their participation in an air cargo cartel.

One year on, families of Air France victims seek answersupdated: Tue Jun 01 2010 07:04:00

On the one-year anniversary marking the crash of Air France Flight 447, which killed 228 people when it fell into the Atlantic Ocean, victims' families will push for more thorough searches and more evidence, a family activist said Monday.

Air France changes policy for heavy passengersupdated: Thu Jan 21 2010 16:57:00

Overweight air travelers having trouble squeezing into one seat on Air France may soon be spending less to ensure that they have more space.

Air France crash remains a mystery as latest report releasedupdated: Thu Dec 17 2009 10:43:00

Investigators probing the June crash of an Air France flight in the Atlantic Ocean still do not know what brought the plane down, who was at the controls when it crashed, or what the pilots did in the moments leading up to the disaster, according to a new report released Thursday.

Air France crash report set for releaseupdated: Thu Dec 17 2009 01:42:00

Investigators probing the June crash of an Air France flight off Brazil will release their second interim report Thursday with a press briefing, officials said.

Air France jet hit trouble near AF447 crash siteupdated: Fri Dec 11 2009 08:42:00

French investigators said they are looking into problems encountered by an Air France jet last month in nearly the same spot over the Atlantic where another Air France jet mysteriously crashed in June.

Airplane forced to turn back over Atlanticupdated: Mon Nov 30 2009 10:38:00

An Airbus airplane was forced to turn back to New York 90 minutes into a flight to Paris, Air France said Monday.

Search for Air France 'black boxes' enters new phaseupdated: Fri Jul 10 2009 13:44:00

The search for the data and voice recorders from the Air France plane that crashed more than a month ago off Brazil's coast is entering a new phase, according to France's accident investigation agency.

Analysis: Air France crash mystery deepensupdated: Fri Jul 03 2009 13:17:00

If there was ever any question over the importance of finding the black boxes from Air France flight 447 then there is certainly none now.

Air France plane did not break up in flight - reportupdated: Thu Jul 02 2009 14:51:00

The Air France plane that crashed a month ago off the coast of Brazil "did not break up or become destroyed in flight," but bellyflopped intact into the Atlantic Ocean, the French air investigation agency announced Thursday.

Why satellites didn't find missing planeupdated: Mon Jun 29 2009 10:56:00

Cars have Global Positioning System devices to pinpoint where drivers are when they get lost, so why can't GPS be used to locate the exact position of planes when the worst happens?

Air disaster recoveriesupdated: Mon Jun 29 2009 10:56:00

A look at aviation disasters shows a daunting recovery task ahead with Air France Flight 447. Mary Snow reports

Brazil calls off search for Air France crash victimsupdated: Sat Jun 27 2009 15:45:00

The Brazilian military said late Friday it is calling off the search for bodies of passengers and crew from the Air France plane that crashed into the Atlantic earlier this month.

Bodies of Air France captain, steward foundupdated: Thu Jun 25 2009 10:46:00

Search crews have recovered the bodies of the flight captain and a steward from the Air France flight that crashed off the coast of Brazil.

More Air France wreckage foundupdated: Thu Jun 25 2009 10:46:00

Autopsies point to a mid-air break-up of an Air France flight over the Atlantic. CNN's Paula Newton reports.

Air France pays $24,500 to crash victims' familiesupdated: Sat Jun 20 2009 06:36:00

Air France will pay families about €17,500 ($24,500) in initial compensation for each victim of the crash of Flight 447 this month, the company's chief executive says.

Air France bodies had broken bones, official saysupdated: Fri Jun 19 2009 12:19:00

At least some of the bodies recovered from the Air France crash this month had broken bones, Brazilian authorities have told French investigators, evidence that suggests the flight broke apart before hitting the ocean.

Bottom of the seaupdated: Fri Jun 12 2009 06:10:00

The search is now underway for the black boxes from Air France 447, but it won't be easy, as CNN's Jim Bittermann reports.

'Black box' could hold answer to plane crash mysteryupdated: Fri Jun 12 2009 06:10:00

The "black box" is actually an orange cylinder -- about 13 pounds of metal wrapped around a stack of memory chips and designed to withstand the force of being slammed high-speed into a brick wall.

Air France crash: What do we know?updated: Thu Jun 11 2009 06:57:00

In one way we know a huge amount about the loss of Air France flight 447 -- much more than is usual so soon after an accident. But in another, we know nothing at all.

Air crash bodies arrive at DNA labupdated: Thu Jun 11 2009 00:44:00

The first bodies to be recovered from the crash of Air France 447 arrived at a Brazilian Air Force base in Recife, Brazil, Wednesday, the air force announced.

More Air France bodies foundupdated: Wed Jun 10 2009 09:04:00

Karl Penhaul reports on the continuing search for victims of the Air France crash off Brazil in the Atlantic.

Total of 41 bodies recovered from Air France 447 crashupdated: Tue Jun 09 2009 23:32:00

Forty-one bodies have been recovered from the crash of Air France Flight 447, the Brazilian Navy Command and Aeronautical Command said Tuesday.

More bodies found from Air France crashupdated: Mon Jun 08 2009 23:02:00

Eight more bodies have been recovered from last week's crash of an Air France jetliner in the Atlantic Ocean, bringing the total to 24, Brazil's military announced Monday.

A week later, Air France mystery deepensupdated: Mon Jun 08 2009 22:58:00

It's been little more than a week since an Air France jet crashed into the Atlantic Ocean, bringing a horrific end to the lives of the 228 people aboard.

17 bodies found from lost Air France planeupdated: Sun Jun 07 2009 22:15:00

Seventeen bodies have been recovered from last week's crash of an Air France jetliner off the South American coast, Brazil's military said Sunday.

Bodies of two Air France passengers foundupdated: Sat Jun 06 2009 22:16:00

A Brazilian navy frigate navigated deep waters of the Atlantic on Saturday, carrying the bodies of two men confirmed as passengers of an Air France plane that crashed nearly a week earlier.

Search for downed plane highlights ocean trash problemupdated: Fri Jun 05 2009 18:47:00

The massive amount of garbage in the ocean likely complicates the search for the remains of an Air France flight that went missing Monday near Brazil, oceanographers who spoke with CNN said.

Air France jet may have broken up in ocean, not sky, official saysupdated: Thu Jun 04 2009 11:10:00

A 12-mile oil slick near where an Air France jet crashed Monday into the Atlantic Ocean indicates the plane likely didn't break up until it hit the water, Brazil's defense minister said Wednesday.

Debris found along flight pathupdated: Tue Jun 02 2009 22:52:00

CNN's John Zarrella reports on debris found along the flight path of a missing Air France plane.

No survivors found in wreckage of Air France jet, official saysupdated: Tue Jun 02 2009 22:52:00

Debris located early Tuesday in the Atlantic Ocean off the northeast coast of Brazil is wreckage from the Air France jet that disappeared Monday, Brazil's Defense Minister Nelson Jobim said.

Missing airline timelineupdated: Mon Jun 01 2009 18:24:00

CNN's Richard Quest on why it took so long to announce that the Air France jet was missing.

Open Skies explainedupdated: Mon Apr 14 2008 16:02:00

On March 30 the Open Skies treaty went into effect, liberalizing air travel between the U.S. and Europe. But how will the ease of restrictions on transatlantic routes affect business travelers?

Alitalia's value to buyersupdated: Tue Mar 25 2008 22:58:00

Italy's national airline is for sale, as the company loses 1.5 million a day. CNN's Alessio Vinci reports.

CNNMoney: Air France-KLM results below viewsupdated: Thu Aug 09 2007 07:47:00

Air France-KLM eked out a 1 percent gain in fiscal first-quarter operating profit, below market forecasts, as currency pressures and cargo weakness curtailed profit growth on passenger routes.

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Blog: Over a barrelupdated: Fri Oct 13 2006 04:33:00

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Fortune: SUMMER LUXURY ON THE CHEAPupdated: Mon May 01 2006 00:01:00

Vacations should start on the plane. So if you're planning a trip to Europe soon, consider upgrading from coach. During the summer, airlines often run out of cheap seats early but have a glut of sp...

Fortune: Styling at 40,000 feetupdated: Wed Apr 19 2006 14:31:00

No matter where you're headed this summer, getting there by plane will be far from a vacation. Thanks to cost-cutting efforts by struggling American carriers, the number of flights within the United States is down by some 5 percent this year.

Pilot in Canadian crash to be interviewedupdated: Thu Aug 04 2005 10:38:00

Canadian investigators are set to interview the pilot who was at the controls of the Air France jet that crashed on landing earlier this week at Toronto's airport, the head of the crash inquiry team said Thursday.

All survive Air France jet crash and fireupdated: Tue Aug 02 2005 17:03:00

An Air France jetliner attempting to land at Toronto's Pearson International Airport overran a runway, smashed into a gully and burst into flames Tuesday afternoon.

CNNMoney: Air France-KLM posts 4Q lossupdated: Thu May 19 2005 05:42:00

Air France-KLM (3112.FR) Thursday said that high fuel costs caused it to record a loss in its fiscal fourth quarter, but rising passenger traffic and synergies from the merger of the two airline companies helped lift earnings for the full year.

KLM incident raises security questionsupdated: Mon Apr 11 2005 17:29:00

An incident in which U.S. officials refused to allow a KLM Royal Dutch Airlines 747 to fly over the United States has brought to light a potential hole in the nation's homeland security safety net.

Airport gems raid 'nets millions'updated: Fri Feb 25 2005 11:08:00

Thieves hijacked an armored car from the KLM cargo ramp at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport Friday and made off with millions of dollars in diamonds and jewelry, the Dutch airline said.

Air France claims KLM takeoverupdated: Tue May 04 2004 04:15:00

Air France has claimed a successful takeover of KLM, with 89 percent of shares in the Dutch airline tendered in the buyout offer, a joint statement from both airlines said.

Source: Fear of bioweapons grounded flightsupdated: Sun Feb 01 2004 13:16:00

The specter of a biological attack was raised Sunday as a possible reason that a handful of transatlantic and domestic flights were canceled this weekend.

FSB: Digital Galleryupdated: Sun Feb 01 2004 00:01:00

Flying to Paris to see the Louvre's collection of great art might be priceless, but two startups would rather you view it in your living room. Palo Alto's Roku and Seattle's RGB Labs have each laun...

Continental cancels flight over security fearsupdated: Sat Jan 31 2004 08:47:00

Continental Airlines has canceled Sunday's Flight 17 from Glasgow, Scotland, to Los Angeles, California, because of security concerns, a spokesman for the carrier told CNN on Saturday.

Hunt for missing Air France passenger continuesupdated: Mon Jan 05 2004 21:23:00

Investigators searching for one man who failed to appear for a Christmas Eve Air France flight to Los Angeles, California, still have not found him.

Flights axed 'due to mistaken IDs'updated: Fri Jan 02 2004 10:24:00

Mistaken identities led to last week's cancellation of three Air France flights from Paris to Los Angeles, with one of the suspicious names belonging to a child, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Fortune: Come Fly With Meupdated: Mon Apr 17 2000 00:01:00

Hoping to make the skies significantly friendlier, an "always looking" KLM pilot has started, an international "little black book" of single pilots (and the people who want them). "I...

Fortune: The Enemy Without Digging In For Y2Kupdated: Mon Nov 23 1998 00:01:00

Since the Year 2000 problem came to light, doomsayers have offered up plenty of frightening scenarios: planes falling from the sky, elevators hurtling people to their deaths, banks losing everyone'...


From afar, it looks like the perfect transatlantic marriage, a soaringly successful union that's the envy of an entire industry. Acting in seamless harmony, Northwest and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines t...

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