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# air-france - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Ryanair loses legal bid to block government bailouts of rival European airlines
# EU State Aid
# EU State Aid

Ryanair loses legal bid to block government bailouts of rival European airlines

Feb 17th 2021, 10:56 AM 13,317 Views 26 Comments

Ryanair says it will appeal the decision to the highest EU court.

# air-france - Monday 18 May, 2020

Ryanair expects passenger numbers to fall by nearly 50% this year
# Turbulent Times
# Turbulent Times

Ryanair expects passenger numbers to fall by nearly 50% this year

May 18th 2020, 11:00 AM 13,708 Views 33 Comments

The low-cost airline is preparing to lose €200 million in the first quarter as a result of Covid-19.

# air-france - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

'Child stowaway' found dead in plane's undercarriage at Paris airport
# Charles De Gaulle
# Charles De Gaulle

'Child stowaway' found dead in plane's undercarriage at Paris airport

Jan 8th 2020, 8:00 PM 29,181 Views 10 Comments

Sources close to the investigation told AFP the boy was about 10 years of age.

# air-france - Sunday 20 October, 2019

Air France flight diverts to Shannon after 'suspicious' phone found on board
# Security Alert
# Security Alert

Air France flight diverts to Shannon after 'suspicious' phone found on board

Oct 20th 2019, 7:06 PM 36,708 Views 19 Comments

The crew opted to divert to Shannon when no one came forward to claim the phone.

# air-france - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Irish flights cancelled as French air traffic controllers strike over pay
# Disruption
# Disruption

Irish flights cancelled as French air traffic controllers strike over pay

Mar 22nd 2018, 9:28 AM 18,391 Views 19 Comments

Severe weather in the east of the US is also causing disruption for Irish passengers this morning.

# air-france - Sunday 31 July, 2016

Travelling to France this week? A strike is causing disruption
# Air France
# Air France

Travelling to France this week? A strike is causing disruption

Jul 31st 2016, 4:00 PM 16,781 Views 26 Comments

Air France cabin crew are on strike until Tuesday.

# air-france - Monday 4 April, 2016

Female Air France crew can opt out of Iran flights to avoid having to wear headscarf
# Not Happening
# Not Happening

Female Air France crew can opt out of Iran flights to avoid having to wear headscarf

Apr 4th 2016, 9:40 PM 37,688 Views 102 Comments

Air France management claims the request is standard for most airlines when flying to Iran.

# air-france - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Small child found hidden in plane passenger's carry-on luggage
# Air France
# Air France

Small child found hidden in plane passenger's carry-on luggage

Mar 9th 2016, 4:34 PM 45,411 Views 22 Comments

The woman placed the child at her feet under a blanket – but the girl was discovered when she needed to go to the toilet.

# air-france - Monday 21 December, 2015

Retired policeman held after fake bomb found on Air France plane
# Questioning
# Questioning

Retired policeman held after fake bomb found on Air France plane

Dec 21st 2015, 12:25 PM 13,521 Views 18 Comments

The plane carrying 459 passengers was flying to Paris yesterday when it had to divert to Kenya over the bomb scare.

# air-france - Sunday 20 December, 2015

'Fake bomb' causes Paris-bound Air France jet to make emergency landing
# Terror Alert
# Terror Alert

'Fake bomb' causes Paris-bound Air France jet to make emergency landing

Dec 20th 2015, 7:42 PM 38,980 Views 37 Comments

The flight from Mauritius was forced to land in Kenya.

# air-france - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

Air France flight diverted over bomb threat
# Montreal
# Montreal

Air France flight diverted over bomb threat

Dec 8th 2015, 5:08 PM 12,901 Views 3 Comments

The threat turned out to be a hoax.

# air-france - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Two Air France flights to Paris diverted after 'bomb scare'
# Anonymous Threats
# Anonymous Threats

Two Air France flights to Paris diverted after 'bomb scare'

Nov 18th 2015, 7:28 AM 21,602 Views 12 Comments

The flights were en route from Los Angeles and Washington.

# air-france - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

One airline scraps flights over Middle East after Russian missile strike warning
# Danger Danger
# Danger Danger

One airline scraps flights over Middle East after Russian missile strike warning

Oct 14th 2015, 5:26 PM 20,598 Views 91 Comments

The European safety watchdog issued a notice about the conflict in Syria.

# air-france - Monday 25 May, 2015

Plane escorted by jets after 'anonymous chemical weapon threat'
# New York
# New York

Plane escorted by jets after 'anonymous chemical weapon threat'

May 25th 2015, 5:56 PM 27,550 Views 25 Comments

The flight landed at JFK without incident.

# air-france - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Two turbulent weeks cost Europe's second-biggest airline a whopping €425 million
# Merde
# Merde

Two turbulent weeks cost Europe's second-biggest airline a whopping €425 million

Feb 19th 2015, 9:30 AM 13,720 Views 15 Comments

Air France-KLM was hammered by last year’s pilot strike.

# air-france - Friday 3 October, 2014

EasyJet is getting more money out of every passenger it flies (on average)
# Nice For Them
# Nice For Them

EasyJet is getting more money out of every passenger it flies (on average)

Oct 3rd 2014, 8:43 AM 9,309 Views 7 Comments

The UK carrier is expecting record profits, but it’s still behind Ryanair as Europe’s busiest airline.

# air-france - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Gold bars worth €1.6 million vanish from Air France plane
# Gold
# Gold

Gold bars worth €1.6 million vanish from Air France plane

Sep 24th 2013, 9:51 PM 17,777 Views 43 Comments

It is thought that the thieves had the help of “airport accomplices”.

# air-france - Friday 17 August, 2012

Air France passengers asked to chip in for fuel
# Air France
# Air France

Air France passengers asked to chip in for fuel

Aug 17th 2012, 9:45 PM 18,026 Views 44 Comments

Passengers rounded up around €17,000 but the airline found another way to pay for the fuel on the emergency stopover in Damascus.

# air-france - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Flight AF447: 'Crew in a state of near-total loss of control'
# Air France
# Air France

Flight AF447: 'Crew in a state of near-total loss of control'

Jul 5th 2012, 3:27 PM 7,250 Views 13 Comments

The final stage of the official report into the crash has been published today. Three Irish doctors died when the plane crashed into the sea en route from Rio to Paris.

Final report into doomed Air France flight expected today
# Flight Af447
# Flight Af447

Final report into doomed Air France flight expected today

Jul 5th 2012, 8:16 AM 5,593 Views 10 Comments

The plane crashed into the sea while travelling from Rio to Paris in 2009. Three young Irish doctors were killed, along with 225 other passengers and crew.

# air-france - Saturday 4 February, 2012

French airline workers to strike for four days
# France
# France

French airline workers to strike for four days

Feb 4th 2012, 12:10 PM 2,323 Views 6 Comments

Air France says it is not sure yet how much disruption the strike will cause when it starts on Monday.

# air-france - Wednesday 17 August, 2011

Gérard Depardieu relieves himself on flight headed for Dublin
# Pissoir
From The Daily Edge
# Pissoir

Gérard Depardieu relieves himself on flight headed for Dublin

Aug 17th 2011, 12:02 PM 5,725 Views 53 Comments

The French actor was refused use of the toilet on board so took matters in to his own hands…

# air-france - Friday 29 July, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Jul 29th 2011, 8:04 PM 1,895 Views 0 Comments

In the Friday Fix: Report into Air France crash released, heartbreaking scenes as Dublin autism school shuts, Trinity College chief is an Anchorman fan… and has Microsoft ‘leaked’ an anti-Google video?

Air France pilots 'were in a situation they didn't understand'
# Air France
# Air France

Air France pilots 'were in a situation they didn't understand'

Jul 29th 2011, 6:20 PM 1,561 Views 10 Comments

All 288 passengers on board, including three Irish women, were killed when the Airbus 330 from Rio to Paris crashed into the Atlantic. A new report has found that the crew were not properly trained.

# air-france - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

Fatal 2009 Air France crash report due this week
# Air France
# Air France

Fatal 2009 Air France crash report due this week

Jul 26th 2011, 12:41 PM 491 Views 4 Comments

Three young Irish women were among the 228 people who died when the Rio de Janeiro to Paris flight crashed into the Atlantic.

# air-france - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

75 more bodies found in wreckage of Air France plane
# Air Disaster
# Air Disaster

75 more bodies found in wreckage of Air France plane

May 31st 2011, 11:40 AM 770 Views 0 Comments

A victims’ association says another 75 bodies have been found in the Atlantic, almost two years after the Airbus disaster.

# air-france - Friday 27 May, 2011

Data shows Air France flight 447 fell 38,000 feet before crashing
# Flight 447
# Flight 447

Data shows Air France flight 447 fell 38,000 feet before crashing

May 27th 2011, 3:52 PM 867 Views 0 Comments

Plane fell faster than 11,000 feet a minute as it plunged towards the water in crash which killed all 228 people on board, including three young Irish women.

# air-france - Monday 23 May, 2011

Air France pilot 'wasn't in cockpit' when disaster struck
# Air Disaster
# Air Disaster

Air France pilot 'wasn't in cockpit' when disaster struck

May 23rd 2011, 12:14 PM 1,162 Views 0 Comments

A report says pilot Marc Dubois was not in the cockpit when the accident on the Airbus A330 when a ‘deep stall’ kicked in.

# air-france - Monday 16 May, 2011

Data retrieved from Air France Flight 447 records two years after crash
# Flight 447
# Flight 447

Data retrieved from Air France Flight 447 records two years after crash

May 16th 2011, 12:35 PM 1,808 Views 0 Comments

Three Irish women were among those who perished when the place crashed into the sea. Investigators have been working since the 2009 crash to determine the cause of the crash.

# air-france - Tuesday 3 May, 2011

Voice recorder of crashed Air France Flight 447 found
# Air France
# Air France

Voice recorder of crashed Air France Flight 447 found

May 3rd 2011, 11:45 AM 1,006 Views 0 Comments

Three Irish women were among the 216 passengers and 12 crew members who died when the flight crashed off the coast of Brazil en route to Paris in 2009.

# air-france - Sunday 1 May, 2011

Deep sea search locates flight data recorder from 2009 Air France crash
# Flight Recorder
# Flight Recorder

Deep sea search locates flight data recorder from 2009 Air France crash

May 1st 2011, 7:31 PM 2,068 Views 0 Comments

Three young Irish women were among the 228 people who perished in the crash.

# air-france - Thursday 28 April, 2011

Air France crash investigators uncover part of flight recorder but crucial data missing
# Air France
# Air France

Air France crash investigators uncover part of flight recorder but crucial data missing

Apr 28th 2011, 10:33 AM 929 Views 0 Comments

Investigators fear that without recovering the “black box” flight recorder the mystery of the plane’s last moments will never be solved. The crash over the Atlantic two years ago killed all 228 people on board.

# air-france - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

Video: Planes collide on ground at JFK Airport
Live Apr 12th 2011, 3:35 PM

Video: Planes collide on ground at JFK Airport

# air-france - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

Mother awaits news of Irish victim in Air France crash
# Air France
# Air France

Mother awaits news of Irish victim in Air France crash

Apr 5th 2011, 1:24 PM 2,373 Views 0 Comments

Irish officials in Paris are in contact with the airline in the hope of recovering the bodies of the two Irish victims who were never found.

# air-france - Monday 4 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Apr 4th 2011, 8:03 PM 2,592 Views 0 Comments

Our daily guide to the news of the day, and with a few other bits and pieces you might have missed.

Investigators find bodies in wreckage of Air France jet but no black box recovered
# Plane Crash
# Plane Crash

Investigators find bodies in wreckage of Air France jet but no black box recovered

Apr 4th 2011, 12:55 PM 2,345 Views 0 Comments

Investigators say they have found bodies in the wreckage of the the Air France flight that went down in June 2009, killing all 228 people on board.

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