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Engine failure on Boeing 777 prompts Air France crew to immediately head back to Atlanta Airport

On 23 June, an Air France Boeing 777 (F-GZNJ) departed Atlanta Airport, United States for flight AF681 to Paris CDG, France. The crew, however,...

FAA issues NOTAM prohibiting all U.S. carriers from flying over Iran; many other airlines follow suit

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a special NOTAM (NOtice To AirMen) warning pilots that flights are not permitted in the overwater area...

Embraer announces KLM Royal Dutch Airlines’ intention for up to 35 E195-E2 Jets

Embraer announced today, at the 53rd International Paris Air Show, KLM Cityhopper’s intention to purchase up to 35 E195-E2 jets, 15 firm orders with...

First Air France Airbus A350-900 rolls out of the paint shop

Air France and Airbus just revealed pictures of the airline's very first Airbus A350 coming out of the paintshop. The delivery to the French...

Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787 clips tail section of parked KLM Boeing 747 freighter at Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania

On 16 June, an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner (ET-ATH) just landed at Dar-es-Salaam airport, Tanzania after operating flight ET864 from Prince Said Ibrahim...

KLM takes off to Las Vegas

Today KLM Royal Dutch Airlines initiated its Amsterdam-Las Vegas (LAS) route. KLM will use a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner with a capacity of 294 seats...

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines celebrates centenary with special livery on very first Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

This year, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines marks 100 years of existence. On 7 October 1919, the airline was founded, making it the oldest airline...

Air France committed to eliminating 210 million single-use plastic items by the end of 2019

It’s the end of the road for plastic cutlery, cups, stirrers etc. For this year’s World Environment Day, passengers on flight AF378 from Paris-Charles...

KLM and TU Delft join forces to make aviation more sustainable; innovative flight concept known as the “Flying-V”

KLM President & CEO Pieter Elbers and Dean of the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering at Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) Professor Henri Werij...

Exactly ten years ago, Air France flight AF447 crashed into the Atlantic

Exactly 10 years ago - on 1 June 2009 - an Air France Airbus A330-200 (F-GZCP) was lost about 3.5 hours after departure from...

Listeria detected in sandwiches available from self-service aboard some Air France flights

Air France issued the following customer notification after an isolated instance of listeria detected in a sandwich available from self-service aboard some flights 21-24...

Changes at Paris-Orly: Air France welcomes its long-haul customers to new Orly 3 building

With the inauguration of the new Orly 3 building on April 18, Paris-Orly airport has been transformed into a single terminal, known as Paris...

Air France pilots agree on Transavia France expansion, currently capped at forty aircraft

SNPL ALPA Air France, representing a majority of Air France pilots, has agreed to start negotiations with Air France management in order to increase...
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KLM, SkyNRG and SHV Energy announce project first European plant for sustainable aviation fuel

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has committed itself for a 10-year period to the development and purchase of 75,000 tonnes of sustainable aviation fuel a...

Air France launches flights to Quito

On May 23, Air France operated its first flight to Quito from Paris-Charles de Gaulle. The company is offering its customers 3 weekly services...

Africa Days: Air France puts Africa in the spotlight

Air France has been connecting the African continent with Europe for more than 85 years. As part of World Africa Day on May 25,...

KLM expands network in China through codeshare with China Eastern

From May 23rd 2019, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will extend the number of code-sharing destinations it in partnership with China Eastern. The number of...

After the demise of Jet Airways, KLM will fly to Bangalore and suspend Colombo, Sri Lanka

KLM is expanding its Indian network with the opening of Bangalore. From the end of October 2019, the Indian metropolis will be accessible three...

Air France takes delivery of its ninth (and last) Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Air France and its two new Boeing 787s On May 18, one month after the arrival of the eighth Boeing 787, Air France took delivery...