Airbus A220 delivery to Air France
Civil Aviation

Air France gets first Airbus A220

Airbus has delivered the first of 60 Airbus A220 airliners to French flag carrier, Air France. The aircraft was flown from Airbus’ Mirabel final assembly line in Canada to Paris Charles De Gaulle airport where it was welcomed into the fleet. Configured to carry 148 passengers, Air France plans to [read more]

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Ryanair and Air France strikes to hit on Good Friday

Crews from Irish budget Airline Ryanair and French carrier Air France are set to strike on Good Friday in a move that could see thousands of travellers from UK airports affected. Ryanair bases across Europe have threatened management with industrial action and staff at Ryanair’s Portugal bases are expected to walk out [read more]

Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787-9 G-VOWS (Image: TransportMedia UK.)
Civil Aviation

Air France-KLM buys stake in Virgin Atlantic

Airline giant Air France-KLM has bought a stake in Virgin Atlantic equal to around a third of the company. The 31% stake, worth £220m GBP, leaves founder Sir Richard Branson Virgin Group with a minority holding of just 20%. Delta Airlines now holds the majority share of 49%. In an open [read more]