• Article

    February, 14th 2018

    Valentine's Day

    When Valentine’s Day takes place on board Air France...

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  • Article

    February, 9th 2018

    Air France sports the Olympic colours

    44 years after the first Winter Olympics in history took place in Chamonix, the Games returned to France, where they were held from 6 to 18 February 1968 in Grenoble....

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    January, 26th 2018

    FROM THE ‘QUART OPS’ TO THE OCC

    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.

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Air France Saga

What exactly is a periscopic sextant ?

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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