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    July, 9th 2018

    Serving the Land of the Morning Calm for 35 years

    In July 1983, Air France inaugurated its Paris-Seoul route, becoming the first European airline to serve Korea.

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    May, 30th 2018

    Bienvenido en Lima

    In March 1958, Air France extended its Paris-Caracas-Bogota route to Lima.

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    June, 7th 2018

    Adventurers above the clouds

    In his book entitled "De Gaulle m’a donné des ailes", Christian Paris, an Air France long-haul flight captain, highlights the life of Jean Billaud.

Air France Saga

The Concorde lands in New York

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.

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In pursuit of the eclipse!

On 30 June 1973, test pilot André Turcat followed the total solar eclipse in the cockpit of the F-BFVA. The Concorde 001, the first Concorde aircraft delivered to Air France in 1976.

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