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  • From the “penguin system” to full flight simulators

    July, 2nd 2019

    BOISGONTIER Gilbert

    As early as 1919, pioneering airlines faced the challenge of training their pilots.

  • The Caravelle Years

    June, 11th 2019

    © COLLECTION AIR FRANCE - MUSÉE AIR FRANCE. DR

    On May 6, 1959, the Caravelle F-BHRA "Alsace" in Air France colours took off from Orly for Rome, Athens and Istanbul. 60 years ago, the illustrious career of an iconic aircraft began.

  • Happy anniversary, Airbus!

    May, 29th 2019

    © COLLECTION AIR FRANCE - MUSÉE AIR FRANCE. DR

    Today, Airbus is celebrating its 50th anniversary. This is an ideal opportunity to look back at the uninterrupted collaboration between Air France and the aircraft manufacturer over the past 45 years.

  • Orly, past and present

    April, 18th 2019

    ©SERRE Hubert

    As Orly transforms to improve our customers' airport experience, let's look back at its history...

  • Air France and Notre-Dame de Paris

    April, 17th 2019

    Following the tragic fire that has ravaged Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris on April 15, it is a symbol of French history, well known throughout the world, that has suffered a severe blow.