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.
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 cancels half of its long haul flights due to a worker strike. CNN's Jim Bittermann reports.
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.
Worry no more about who may be sitting next to you in seat 23A.
CNN's Richard Question explains KLM's plan for social media seating selections.
BEA's third report into the 2009 crash of Air France flight 447 between Rio de Janeiro and Paris faults crew training.
A report says the pilots of an Air France jet that crashed in 2009 received inaccurate airspeed information.
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.
The most important clue to what caused Air France flight 447 to crash is still missing. CNN's Ayesha Durgahee reports.
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.
Officials comment on a recovery effort after discovering wreckage of an Air France passenger plane that crashed in 2009.
Inattentive or tired controllers have put a spotlight on aviation safety. CNN looks at system that could improve safety.
An Air France plane clips another plane while taxiing for takeoff and it's all caught on tape.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Overweight air travelers having trouble squeezing into one seat on Air France may soon be spending less to ensure that they have more space.
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.
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.
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.
An Airbus airplane was forced to turn back to New York 90 minutes into a flight to Paris, Air France said Monday.
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.
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.
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.
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?
A look at aviation disasters shows a daunting recovery task ahead with Air France Flight 447. Mary Snow reports
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.
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.
Autopsies point to a mid-air break-up of an Air France flight over the Atlantic. CNN's Paula Newton reports.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Karl Penhaul reports on the continuing search for victims of the Air France crash off Brazil in the Atlantic.
Forty-one bodies have been recovered from the crash of Air France Flight 447, the Brazilian Navy Command and Aeronautical Command said Tuesday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
CNN's John Zarrella reports on debris found along the flight path of a missing Air France plane.
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.
CNN's Richard Quest on why it took so long to announce that the Air France jet was missing.
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?
Italy's national airline is for sale, as the company loses 1.5 million a day. CNN's Alessio Vinci reports.
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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Posted: October 13, 2006
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Hoping to make the skies significantly friendlier, an "always looking" KLM pilot has started dateapilot.com, an international "little black book" of single pilots (and the people who want them). "I...
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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