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Indian aviation market tough but important: Air France-KLM

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 19:48

Competition from Gulf carriers has made the burgeoning Indian aviation market "tough" and Air France-KLM would have to upgrade its image to address this challenge, the airline's global CEO has said.

Air France-KLM-Delta announces promotional fares for Europe, UK

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 21:43

To attract Indian flyers, the Air France-KLM-Delta Airlines group on Wednesday announced attractive business class promotional fares for short stays in Europe and the UK without any minimum stay restriction.

Air France Paris-Rio crash due to human error: Experts

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 00:49

An "inappropriate response" from stressed pilots was responsible for the 2009 crash into the Atlantic of an Air France plane flying from Rio to Paris that killed all 228 people on board, a new experts` report said.

Air France warns recovery at risk due to major pilots` strike

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 19:49

Air France warned Tuesday a pilots` strike due next month risked hampering the airline`s painstaking recovery just as the company is emerging out of the woods after years of losses.

Air France-KLM to add capacity in cargo business in India

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 15:57

The full freighter services from Mumbai would double from two to four from April one.

French plane diverted after Russia closes airspace

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 19:43

Air France says a plane carrying 495 passengers and 22 crew was diverted on its way from Shanghai to Paris after Russia announced at short notice that part of its airspace was closed for a military exercise.

Malaysia Airlines MH370: Vanished into thin air?

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 19:12

Even though reports came in on Tuesday that Malaysia Airlines jet had been traced to the Strait of Malacca, the fact is that there is still very little clue as to what has exactly happened.

Swiss regulator fines airlines for freight rate cartel

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 16:38

Switzerland's competition authority said today that it had fined 11 airlines for fixing the freight market a decade ago, with Air France-KLM hit with the highest penalty.

Air France bomb threat in Caracas was false alarm: Officials

Last Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013, 00:57

A bomb threat that forced the evacuation of an Air France jet in Caracas was a false alarm, Venezuelan authorities said on Sunday.

Bomb threat empties Air France jet in Caracas

Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 08:28

Authorities in Venezuela evacuated an Air France jet poised for takeoff to Paris after French officials warned of a potential bomb threat.

Three soldiers arrested in drug flight: Venezuela

Last Updated: Monday, September 23, 2013, 12:57

Venezuela`s interior minister says two National Guard sergeants and one lieutenant have been arrested for alleged involvement in the smuggling of 1.4 metric tons of cocaine to Paris on an Air France flight in three dozen suitcases.

Air France to slash up to 2,600 jobs in 2014

Last Updated: Thursday, August 01, 2013, 10:51

Air France-KLM, the joint Franco-Dutch venture, aims to save two billion euros (about $2.64 billion) by 2015 via job-cutting and reconstructuring, the report said.