Top News on Air France

  • MH370 loss coincides with drive to improve locators

    ​As the search for flight MH370 persists, Europe’s aviation safety authority has, ironically, been assessing the costs of reinforcing the underwater locator features on aircraft and their flight recorders.

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  • Air France-KLM picks GEnx-1B to power 787 fleet

    ​Air France-KLM selected General Electric engines in a deal valued at more than $1.7 billion at list prices to power...

  • Air France tells staff 2,800 more job cuts needed

    ​Air France has confirmed that it is seeking a further 2,800 voluntary redundancies among its staff as part of the...

  • PARIS: Air France-KLM firms A350-900 order

    Air France-KLM has firmed its agreement to acquire 25 Airbus A350-900s, which will be operated by both carriers.

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  • GE90 corrosion issue accelerates shop visits

    News | 16 Apr 2014 21:37 | Kristin Majcher

    ​GE90 engines are “providing a near-term boost” to the MRO sector because the engines, primarily for the 777-300ER, are seeing their first maintenance visits sooner than expected, says Ken Herbert, an analyst with Canaccord Genuity.
  • Interjet to help Honeywell and Safran with electric taxi system

    News | 11 Apr 2014 16:19 | Michael Gubisch

    ​Honeywell and Safran have partnered Mexican budget carrier Interjet to gain engineering data for their under-development electric taxi system about aircraft ground operations at high-altitude airports.
  • CityJet pilots threaten strikes over Intro cost cuts

    News | 10 Apr 2014 15:59 | Michael Gubisch

    CityJet’s UK pilots are to vote on proposed industrial action as the Irish regional carrier bids to raise productivity after its sale from Air France to German turnaround specialist Intro Aviation.
  • ANALYSIS: Philippines set to see connections to Europe grow

    News | 10 Apr 2014 03:36 | Mavis Toh

    Cebu Pacific’s impending removal from the European blacklist of banned operators could spell good news for Filipinos looking for options in the under-served Philippine-Europe market.
  • Sunwing adds more 737-800s to AFI KLM E&M component contract

    News | 09 Apr 2014 20:58

    ​Canadian leisure carrier Sunwing has extended a component repair and overhaul contract with Air France Industries KLM Engineering and Maintenance for four new Boeing 737-800s.
  • Boeing and AFI-KLM E&M renew 777 component agreement

    News | 09 Apr 2014 14:05 | Kristin Majcher

    ​Boeing and Air France Industries KLM Engineering and Maintenance have renewed their Boeing 777 component services programme for several years.