air france

Mexico confident tourism sector will grow


September 20th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Sep 20 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's comprehensive tourism plan has laid the basis for spurring the growth of a sector that is increasing by about 4 percent each year, the country's ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Man held at Delhi airport for travelling on fake passport


May 29th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) A man hailing from Tamil Nadu, who had travelled to Paris in 2009 on a fake French passport, was arrested on his arrival at ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Air France-KLM plans to cut costs to boost profitability


January 13th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Jan 13 (IANS) Air France-KLM Thursday unveiled a multi-billion-euro restructuring plan to bolster the group's profits by 2014. In a statement posted on its website, the Franco-Dutch joint venture ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Air France plane has 30 wing screws missing, Chinese mechanics being blamed


November 25th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Boston, Nov 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mechanics in China are being blamed after 30 screws on the wing of an Air France plane were found missing. Before the discovery, the plane had traveled ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Air France-KLM CEO Pierre-Henri Gourgeon resigns


October 18th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) -- European airline holding company Air France-KLM on Monday announced that its CEO, Pierre Henri Gourgeon, has submitted his resignation. Few details were immediately released, but the resignation came ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Gerard Depardieu creates a controversy by urinating in plane’s aisle


August 17th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Green Card" actor Gerard Depardieu got into controversy on Tuesday when he urinated in the aisle of an Air France flight. The famous French actor reportedly demanded ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Radar system now to check runways for dangerous debris


August 5th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Scientists are developing a new radar system that can possibly prevent a repeat of the Concorde crash of Paris that killed 113 people July 25, 2000, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pilot training blamed for 2009 Air France crash


July 29th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, July 29 (IANS) The training of the pilots on an Air France plane, which crashed in 2009 killing 228 people, was partially blamed Friday by a French investigation agency ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Air France Rio crash: Jet plunged in minutes


May 27th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, May 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Investigators say the Air France plane that crashed into the Atlantic Ocean in 2009 might have been due to failed speed probes. The full investigation into the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Strauss Kahn’s NY apartment is a new tourist hot spot


May 23rd, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tourists are flocking to the New York apartment where former IMF boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn is being held. DSK as Strauss Kahn is known was granted $1 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

IMF ‘fully functioning’ after Strauss-Kahn’s arrest


May 16th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 16 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has announced that it remains "fully functioning and operational" despite the arrest of its Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Xinhua reported Monday.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

IMF chief Strauss-Kahn arrested for alleged sexual assault (Lead)


May 15th, 2011 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 15 (IANS) International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was arrested for allegedly sodomizing a Manhattan hotel maid, a media report said.Strauss-Kahn, 62, was Saturday hauled off ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Body recovered from 2009 Air France flight


May 5th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) -- Search teams were able to recover a body of one of the 228 victims that died during Air France flight 447, which crashed in the Atlantic Ocean in ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Investigators find black box from crashed Air France flight


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:14 am ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) -- French investigators on Sunday announced they have found and recovered the black box of Air France flight 447, which crashed in the Atlantic Ocean in 2009 during a ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

NTSB investigating wing clipping incident at New York’s JFK airport


April 13th, 2011 - 2:53 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on Tuesday informed that it is investigating the wing clipping incident between an Air France jet and a smaller aircraft at ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Bodies found, no black box among 2009 Air France crash wreckage


April 5th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) -- In the fourth Air France-Airbus sea search, bodies were located among the found wreckage of Air France flight 447, which went missing in the Atlantic Ocean in 2009 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Debris of 2009 Air France crash found


April 5th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, April 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After nearly two years and several attempts, the debris of the Air France plane that crashed in 2009 killing all on board has been found. The body ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Air France becomes first European airline to offer flights to Cambodia


March 31st, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) -- After a 37 years absence, Air France is once again offering scheduled flights between Paris and Cambodia. It makes Air France the only European airline to operate flights ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Anti terrorist measures make plane toilets unsafe


March 17th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Mar.17 (ANI): Trade unions have warned that new anti- terrorist measures which state all oxygen canisters should be removed from airplane toilets, can be dangerous in case cabin pressure drops in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Take That members held by US customs over visas


March 9th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 9 (ANI): Take That members Howard Donald and Mark Owen were left furious after they were held for hours by US customs, who quizzed them about their visas.Donald, 42, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India, France discuss civil aviation cooperation


March 7th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 7 (ANI): Union Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs and Civil Aviation Vayalar Ravi met Thierry Mariani, French Minister of State for Transport, Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development, Transport and ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Jet inks frequent flier partnership with US Airways


March 5th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 5 (IANS) Jet Airways Friday announced a reciprocal frequent flyer partnership with US Airways.This is the second reciprocal agreement by India's premier international airline with North ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

European airports struggle to clear flight backlog


December 22nd, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) Airports across Europe are struggling to help thousands of stranded passengers after severe weather paralysed the continent's transport network in the past few days.Freezing temperatures, snow and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Concorde Crash Verdict Heavy On Continental Airlines


December 7th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent development Continental Airlines and one of its mechanic have been declared guilty of having part in involuntary manslaughter in a Concorde crash that ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

US-based Continental Airlines ‘responsible’ for 2000 Concorde crash: Paris court


December 6th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Dec 6(ANI): US-based Continental Airlines was "criminally responsible" for the crash of a Concorde supersonic jet in July 2000, a Paris court said on Monday.Air France flight 4590 had caught fire ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Travel companies go back to risque adverts to boost sales


October 14th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 14 (ANI): Travel companies are back to featuring risque adverts as they are being hit by the economic downturn and the competition.According to the Wall Street Journal, airlines are ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UAE-Canada row over landing rights


October 13th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Oct 13 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) plans to expand Etihad and Emirates global operations have resulted in a diplomatic row with Ottawa, with the Gulf nation deciding ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Delta Commences Direct Flights Between Liberia and America


September 6th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, September 6, 2010 (Just Flashed): Delta Air Lines Inc. has initiated undeviating air travel from America to Liberia, which is a country in the west of Africa. This initiation has facilitated ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Concorde Crash Anniversary Remembered In Gonesse


July 25th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ten years back the Concorde was regarded as the fastest and one of the safest aircraft for commercial operations. The turbojet-powered supersonic plane which made its ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Concorde may take dramatic fly-past during London’s 2012 Olympics


July 25th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 25 (ANI): The Concorde could return to the skies for a dramatic fly-past during the 2012 Olympics in London.Previous attempts to revive the iconic aircraft have been dismissed by British ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Air France flight attendant arrested after ‘mile-high’ thefts


July 21st, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 21 (ANI): An Air France flight attendant has been arrested after she confessed to stealing jewellery and cash from hand luggage of passengers while they were sleeping.According to French newspaper ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Air hostess steals money from sleeping passengers


July 21st, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) An air hostess is facing 10 years in prison in France after admitting stealing money, credit cards and jewellery from business class passengers as they slept on long-haul ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bomb threat forces French plane to land in Brazil


July 11th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 11 (DPA) An Air France jet with 405 passengers made an emergency landing in north-east Brazil after a bomb threat, which later turned out to be false, local ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Air France to cut 4,400 jobs by 2013


June 25th, 2010 - 7:13 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 25 (IANS) Air France will lay off its 4,391 employees by March 2013, French business daily La Tribune reported Thursday. Based on a work committee report of the company, jobs would ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Government of India proposes to infuse Rs 1,200 crore into Air India


June 11th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, June 11 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation Praful Patel has said that the Centre would infuse additional equity of Rs 1,200 crore into Air India over the next ... Read more...

Posted in National |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe