June, 3rd 2015
3 June 1970. First Paris - New York service operated by the aeroplane that was to shortly bring air transport into a new era.
April, 15th 2015
The Bréguet "Saigon" seaplane officially entered into service on the Air France Marseille-Algiers route, on 15 April 1936, following on from a large-scale cabin upgrade and complete soundproofing programme.
March, 26th 2015
26 March 1956. An Air France DC3 took off for Toulouse. This new service was operated daily except on Sundays. The convenient flight times gave businessmen the possibility of spending the day in Paris or taking advantage of train and flight connections.
March, 8th 2015
Air France began hiring its first air hostesses at the beginning of 1946. Following an interview at Le Bourget airport, eleven of them were selected.
February, 19th 2015
In September 1966, the Boeing 707 “Château de Cheverny” inaugurated the Paris-Shanghai route, after a flight time of 22 hours and 25 minutes and 4 stop-overs in Athens, Cairo, Karachi and Phnom Penh.