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  • FROM THE ‘QUART OPS’ TO THE OCC

    January, 26th 2018

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    From the very beginning, Air France has always made every effort to optimize the use of its routes, but it was after the war that things started to step up apace, with expanding traffic and a growing network.

  • Air France and the magic of Christmas

    December, 20th 2017

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    For many years, Santa has been a special guest on board Air France flights to honour the tradition of spoiling children all over the world.

  • 65 years of service from Paris to Tokyo

    December, 14th 2017

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    Connecting Paris to Tokyo was unimaginable for a long time : 10,000 km as the crow flies, but twice the distance with slow aircraft, forced to make multiple stopovers.

  • The Concorde lands in New York

    November, 22nd 2017

    The Air France Concorde inaugurated the Paris-New York service, taking off from Roissy at 11:12* to land at Kennedy airport at 08:47* on 22 November 1977.

  • What exactly is a periscopic sextant ?

    November, 14th 2017

    In 1958, Air France equipped its "Super Starliner" with a new navigation instrument : a periscopic sextant. A first in commercial aviation!



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