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#Air France

# air-france - Sunday 20 October, 2019

Air France flight diverts to Shannon after 'suspicious' phone found on board

The crew opted to divert to Shannon when no one came forward to claim the phone.

# air-france - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Irish flights cancelled as French air traffic controllers strike over pay

Severe weather in the east of the US is also causing disruption for Irish passengers this morning.

# air-france - Sunday 31 July, 2016

Travelling to France this week? A strike is causing disruption

Air France cabin crew are on strike until Tuesday.

# air-france - Monday 4 April, 2016

Female Air France crew can opt out of Iran flights to avoid having to wear headscarf

Air France management claims the request is standard for most airlines when flying to Iran.

# air-france - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Small child found hidden in plane passenger's carry-on luggage

The woman placed the child at her feet under a blanket – but the girl was discovered when she needed to go to the toilet.

# air-france - Monday 21 December, 2015

Retired policeman held after fake bomb found on Air France plane

The plane carrying 459 passengers was flying to Paris yesterday when it had to divert to Kenya over the bomb scare.

# air-france - Sunday 20 December, 2015

'Fake bomb' causes Paris-bound Air France jet to make emergency landing

The flight from Mauritius was forced to land in Kenya.

# air-france - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

Air France flight diverted over bomb threat

The threat turned out to be a hoax.

# air-france - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Two Air France flights to Paris diverted after 'bomb scare' Anonymous Threats This post contains videos

Two Air France flights to Paris diverted after 'bomb scare'

The flights were en route from Los Angeles and Washington.

# air-france - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

One airline scraps flights over Middle East after Russian missile strike warning

The European safety watchdog issued a notice about the conflict in Syria.

# air-france - Monday 25 May, 2015

Plane escorted by jets after 'anonymous chemical weapon threat'

The flight landed at JFK without incident.

# air-france - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Two turbulent weeks cost Europe's second-biggest airline a whopping €425 million

Air France-KLM was hammered by last year’s pilot strike.

# air-france - Friday 3 October, 2014

EasyJet is getting more money out of every passenger it flies (on average)

The UK carrier is expecting record profits, but it’s still behind Ryanair as Europe’s busiest airline.

# air-france - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Gold bars worth €1.6 million vanish from Air France plane

It is thought that the thieves had the help of “airport accomplices”.

# air-france - Friday 17 August, 2012

Air France passengers asked to chip in for fuel

Passengers rounded up around €17,000 but the airline found another way to pay for the fuel on the emergency stopover in Damascus.

# air-france - Thursday 5 July, 2012

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Flight AF447: 'Crew in a state of near-total loss of control'

The final stage of the official report into the crash has been published today. Three Irish doctors died when the plane crashed into the sea en route from Rio to Paris.

Final report into doomed Air France flight expected today

The plane crashed into the sea while travelling from Rio to Paris in 2009. Three young Irish doctors were killed, along with 225 other passengers and crew.

# air-france - Saturday 4 February, 2012

French airline workers to strike for four days

Air France says it is not sure yet how much disruption the strike will cause when it starts on Monday.

# air-france - Wednesday 17 August, 2011

From The Daily Edge Gérard Depardieu relieves himself on flight headed for Dublin Pissoir

Gérard Depardieu relieves himself on flight headed for Dublin

The French actor was refused use of the toilet on board so took matters in to his own hands…

# air-france - Friday 29 July, 2011

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The Daily Fix: Friday

In the Friday Fix: Report into Air France crash released, heartbreaking scenes as Dublin autism school shuts, Trinity College chief is an Anchorman fan… and has Microsoft ‘leaked’ an anti-Google video?

Air France pilots 'were in a situation they didn't understand'

All 288 passengers on board, including three Irish women, were killed when the Airbus 330 from Rio to Paris crashed into the Atlantic. A new report has found that the crew were not properly trained.

# air-france - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

Fatal 2009 Air France crash report due this week

Three young Irish women were among the 228 people who died when the Rio de Janeiro to Paris flight crashed into the Atlantic.

# air-france - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

75 more bodies found in wreckage of Air France plane

A victims’ association says another 75 bodies have been found in the Atlantic, almost two years after the Airbus disaster.

# air-france - Friday 27 May, 2011

Data shows Air France flight 447 fell 38,000 feet before crashing

Plane fell faster than 11,000 feet a minute as it plunged towards the water in crash which killed all 228 people on board, including three young Irish women.

# air-france - Monday 23 May, 2011

Take 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Air France pilot 'wasn't in cockpit' when disaster struck

A report says pilot Marc Dubois was not in the cockpit when the accident on the Airbus A330 when a ‘deep stall’ kicked in.

# air-france - Monday 16 May, 2011

Data retrieved from Air France Flight 447 records two years after crash

Three Irish women were among those who perished when the place crashed into the sea. Investigators have been working since the 2009 crash to determine the cause of the crash.

# air-france - Tuesday 3 May, 2011

Voice recorder of crashed Air France Flight 447 found

Three Irish women were among the 216 passengers and 12 crew members who died when the flight crashed off the coast of Brazil en route to Paris in 2009.

# air-france - Sunday 1 May, 2011

Deep sea search locates flight data recorder from 2009 Air France crash

Three young Irish women were among the 228 people who perished in the crash.

# air-france - Thursday 28 April, 2011

Air France crash investigators uncover part of flight recorder but crucial data missing

Investigators fear that without recovering the “black box” flight recorder the mystery of the plane’s last moments will never be solved. The crash over the Atlantic two years ago killed all 228 people on board.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: The HSE offers its sympathy to the family of a woman who died shortly after giving birth to a healthy daughter; tornadoes and storms ravage the US; the super-injunction celebrities named.

# air-france - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

Video: Planes collide on ground at JFK Airport Collision This post contains videos

Video: Planes collide on ground at JFK Airport

Investigation underway after a jumbo jet clipped a smaller aircraft while taxiiing on the runway at JFK Airport in New York.

# air-france - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

Mother awaits news of Irish victim in Air France crash

Irish officials in Paris are in contact with the airline in the hope of recovering the bodies of the two Irish victims who were never found.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Investigation underway after some gardaí allegedly joked about ‘raping’ and ‘deporting’ Corrib protesters; fears of a serial killer on the loose in New York and why Ireland’s not the only country worried about banking stress tests.

# air-france - Monday 4 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday

Our daily guide to the news of the day, and with a few other bits and pieces you might have missed.

Investigators find bodies in wreckage of Air France jet but no black box recovered

Investigators say they have found bodies in the wreckage of the the Air France flight that went down in June 2009, killing all 228 people on board.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: How to save €190 on your electricity bill; wreckage of crashed Air France plane turns up after 2 years, and Al Fayed’s wacko gift for Fulham fans.

# air-france - Friday 18 March, 2011

Preliminary charges filed against Airbus over 2009 crash

Decision comes as search resumes at site where plane crashed in June 2009, killing 228 people, including three Irish women.

# air-france - Friday 26 November, 2010

France to resume search for lost A300 flight

Air France will once again search for the remains of its lost Flight 447, which went missing in June 2009 with 228 on board.