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La premiere A320 de Air France

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the iconic Airbus narrowbody, here’s a picture of the very first A320, taken at Düsseldorf after it completed its first revenue service from Paris. Pete Webber

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Two giants meet

An Air france A380 and a China Airlines Boeing 747 side by side at LAX

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How large is the A380?

Air France A380 next to a Boeing 737-900 at LAX

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Image of the Week – Air France A380

The cracking picture of an Airbus A380 in Air France colours was posted on AirSpace by user Manuel Negrerie in his commerical aviation gallery. He took the shot as the superjumbo was on final approach to CDG.

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The inevitable Air France KLM A350 order

Today’s news that the Franco-Dutch carrier is to order 25 A350-900s (and 25 Boeing 787s) was probably one of the worst kept secrets of the year. However, it has provided us with a couple of nicely rendered images of the aircraft in their respective liveries. Nice to see that both background images are virtually identical, just cropped […]

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A380 strikes and spins CRJ700

Today’s image of the day comes from our sister blog Flight International, which compiled this mosaic from low-def film footage showing an Air France A380′s wingtip striking a Delta Connection CRJ700 at New York Kennedy, causing the CRJ700 to rotate nearly 90 degrees.Click here for more info, pictures, and the full video.

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Flight International 6-12 July: Scrapping a Jetliner

This week Flightglobal publication Flight International in its cover article takes a look at fleet cycles. Most airlines end their days in the scrapyard, but usually after providing years of service. So why are newer aircraft being retired in greater numbers?On the cover is an Air Team Images photo of an ex-Air France A320 meeting […]

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First A380 Service for Africa

Johannesburg had hosted empty A380 flights for compatibility testing. But OR Tambo International Airport’s general manager, Chris Hlekane, tells ATI: “Passengers bring a new dynamic.” He says the first scheduled flight is a “more emotional” issue -involving higher stakes for the ground operation – but adds that thedisembarkation of passengers and the transfer of baggage […]

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Air France A380 From the Top

Here’s a photo from AirSpace user lindner-photography.com of the new Air France A380, which we are showing on the same day Air France auctions seats on its first A380 flights, from Paris to New York and back.

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Search for missing A330 focuses after debris located

Brazil’s air force has confirmed that it has traced debris in the South Atlantic, but has yet to positively identify it as having come from the missing Air France Airbus A330-200 F-GZCP.Read more

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