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  • Orly, from a local aerodrome to an international airport

    February, 25th 2016

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    The story of Orly airport began on 1 January 1918. The plain bordering the village of Orly welcomed its first aircraft...

  • Paris-Mexico, over 60 years of air services

    February, 11th 2016

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    27 April 1952. At 7:24 p.m. an Air France Lockheed Constellation took off from Paris-Orly for Mexico, more than 9,000 kilometres away...

  • 747 Forever - ep. 6 to 10

    February, 3rd 2016

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    On 11 January 2016, Air France saluted with emotion the departure of the Boeing 747 from its fleet. The Company's men and women have also paid a final tribute to the legendary aircraft. You can now watch 5 new episodes of the "747 Forever" webseries!

  • 747 Forever - ep. 1 to 5

    January, 22nd 2016

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    On 11 January 2016, Air France saluted with emotion the departure of the Boeing 747 from its fleet. The Company's men and women have also paid a final tribute to the legendary aircraft. You can now watch the first 5 episodes of the "747 Forever" webseries!

  • A look back on half a century of the 747

    January, 11th 2016

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    Remember early 1970, all French TV cameras were focused on the arrival of the Boeing 747 in the Air France fleet.



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