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Air France: Airbus A330 to Brazzaville returns to Paris CDG (medical) & Airbus A320 to Madrid diverts to Bordeaux (technical)

On 16 August, an Air France Airbus A330 (F-GZCB) operated flight AF896 between Paris CDG, France and Brazzaville, Congo Republic. The aircraft stopped climbing...

Air France-KLM Q2 results: Increased operating result and improved passenger unit revenue

RESULTS AS AT 30 JUNE 2019 Increased operating result and improved passenger unit revenue SECOND QUARTER 2019 Passenger growth +5.1% and load factor +1.3 point. Passenger...

Air France orders 60 Airbus A220-300, retires A380 fleet by 2022

The Air France-KLM Board of Directors approved several strategic decisions concerning the development of the Air France fleet, following a meeting on July 30,...

Air France and Paris Aéroport launch cooperation to ensure baggage tracking using RFID technology

As from 2020, Air France will ensure baggage tracking at Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport using tags equipped with RFID chips in cooperation with Paris...

Air France opens a new route to Krakow

Krakow (Poland), new Air France destination in the summer of 2020; From March 29 to October 24, 2020 with a daily flight departing...

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines changes on-board breastfeeding policy after controversy

A difficult PR-moment for KLM after a tweet about their outdated on-board breastfeeding policy. The airline stated that flight attendants may ask a feeding...

Twenty flights to Las Vegas by Air France, KLM and Delta for the Consumer Electronic Show 2020

The world’s largest technological innovation showcase, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), will take place from January 7 to 10, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. On...

[Video] A ballet in the sky on board an Air France flight

On July 6, 2019, Air France, in partnership with the Paris Opera, surprised its passengers on flight AF117 from Shanghai to Paris-Charles de Gaulle....

KLM Cargo Boeing 747 loses wing part above Zimbabwe

A Boeing 747-400ERF from KLM lost a wing part above Zimbabwe on Monday during the approach to Harare international airport. According to Flightradar24, the...

Air France opposed to the eco-tax proposal announced by the government

Air France's official reaction to Elisabeth Borne and François de Rugy's statements on July 9, 2019 Air France strongly disapproves the announcement of a proposal...

KLM traffic figures for June 2019: +4.7%

KLM traffic figures improved in June, with 4.7% more passengers boarding our flights than in June last year. With traffic up 2.2% in RPK...

KLM’s first Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner has arrived! First revenue flight on 2 July

The new Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, "Oranjebloesem" (Orange Blossom) registration PH-BKA, was delivered on Sunday. It was greeted at Schiphol with a water salute. KLM is...

Research team finds and salvages missing Air France Airbus A380 engine part

On 30 September 2017, an Air France Airbus A380 (F-HPJE) was operating flight AF66 between Paris CDG, France and Los Angeles, United States. About...

100 days before its 100th anniversary, KLM takes sustainable aviation to the next level with its “Fly Responsibly” initiative

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines today marked the 100th day before its 100th anniversary on 7 October this year with a festive event at Amsterdam...

KLM to celebrate 100th anniversary without its star, a specially painted Boeing 787-10

The arrival of the first KLM Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner is delayed The arrival of KLM’s first Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner from the Boeing factory in Charleston...

Air France-KLM optimises long-haul fleet: future Airbus A350s for Air France and Boeing 787s to KLM

Air France and KLM pursue the optimisation of their respective long-haul fleets. The airlines will effectively swap the remaining firm Boeing 787 and Airbus...

Smoke in the cockpit: Air France Hop! Bombardier CRJ-1000 diverts to Toulouse, France

On 26 June, a HOP! Bombardier CRJ-1000 (F-HMLH) was operating domestic flight AF7464 from Perpignan to Paris Orly, France. While climbing to 26,000 feet,...

Final flight for Air France’s subsidiary JOON, the airline for millenials

This evening, JOON, an Air France subsidiary, will operate its final commercial flight before the brand and operations are being transferred back to Air...

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,...