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Boeing 747, the Jumbo jet

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3 June 1970. First Paris - New York service operated by the aeroplane that was to shortly bring air transport into a new era.

In a few dates:

- 3 June 1970: inaugural flight between Paris and NYC.
- 11 June 1970: first flight between Paris and Montreal at the former Dorval international airport and Chicago.
- As from 18 July 1970: Air France Boeing 747s operate regular flights between Paris and Pointe-à-Pitre.
- As from 1972 for Martinique.
- As from 1974 for Guyana.

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