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  • Air France women

    March, 8th 2017

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    As from 1946, the first stewardesses and receptionists joined the ranks of female typists, secretaries, nurses and assistants.

  • Air France celebrates the 30th anniversary of the A320

    February, 22nd 2017

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    This year, Airbus is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the A320, the aircraft that established the European aircraft manufacturer as a major player on the global market.

  • The must-have accessory

    February, 20th 2017

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    By offering its customers this small plastic canvas bag in 1959, Air France showcased one of its legendary aircraft – the Caravelle, a jewel of French aviation, which made its first flight in 1955.

  • 70 years ago, Air France launched its route to Guiana

    February, 6th 2017

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    In 1947, Air France launched a route between Paris and Fort-de-France, extended to Pointe-à-Pitre, Colombia and Cayenne. For the first time, Guiana was connected to mainland France.

  • Air France and Geneva, a long history

    February, 1st 2017

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    In May 1932, Air Union launched the first non-stop route between Paris and Geneva served by three weekly round-trips until 1935.



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