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  • Roissy CDG: 45 years young

    March, 26th 2019

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    The idea of the third Paris airport emerged in the 1950s. With the exponential increase in air traffic, Orly and Le Bourget were close to saturation.

  • Les Elles d'Air France

    March, 8th 2019

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    These days, if women can access jobs across the airline industry, it's thanks to the pioneering women of aviation and their struggle to have to have their skills recognized.

  • First flight of Concorde fifty years ago

    February, 28th 2019

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    2 March 1969. The eyes of the 400 journalists and thousands of onlookers massed on the perimeter of Toulouse-Blagnac are glued to the spindly outline of the prototype “Concorde 001” at the far end of the runway.

  • Concorde machmeter

    February, 28th 2019

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    According to the Encyclopædia Universalis, the machmeter, in technology, is the on-board instrument used to measure an aircraft’s Mach number, its speed in relation to the speed of sound.

  • "Air France loves cinema": get watching!

    January, 22nd 2019

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    Air France has always had a cosy relationship with the cinema, from both the historical and cultural angles.



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