| Jul 5, 2012
| 7:04 AM
PARIS, France -- A series of errors by pilots and a failure to react effectively to technical problems led to the crash of Air France Flight 447, France's Bureau of Investigation and Analysis said Thursday in its final report on the disaster.
| Jun 6, 2011
| 6:18 AM
Embattled ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is expected to plead not guilty to charges he attempted to rape a hotel maid in a hotel room in May. DSK's lawyer, Benjamin Brafman, says he will enter the plea before Judge Michael Obus at New York Supreme...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 6:53 AM
Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn entered a plea of not guilty on Monday to charges he sexually assaulted a New York hotel maid in a case that cost him his job and a chance at the French presidency.
Wearing a dark suit, Strauss-Kahn arrived at...
| Jun 23, 2011
The 19-year-old girl and her mother were traveling together, taking a bus excursion from Las Vegas to the Hoover Dam. The daughter, Meng Qiu Sun, was a student at Shanghai International Studies
University, and planned to be a diplomat. Her mother and...
| Nov 21, 2010
THE BEST WAY TO ROQUEFORT, FRANCE
Montpellier, about 74 miles away, has the largest nearby airport. From LAX, Air France offers connecting service (change of planes). Restricted round-trip fares begin at $396.
By train, the fastest route is via daily...
| Jul 17, 2011
THE BEST WAY TO FLORENCE, ITALY
From LAX, Alitalia, Air France and Lufthansa offer connecting service (change of plane) to Florence. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $884, excluding fees and taxes.
To call the numbers below from the U.S....
| Mar 13, 2011
*If you want to fly on a big new Airbus A380, check out Air France, which operates the aircraft on most transatlantic flights and has just launched Premium Voyageur class with roomy seats and prices between business and economy.
*Airports in Munich,...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 4:09 PM
LONDON -- Harrowing new details have emerged from the last moments of Air France Flight 447 which crashed into the Atlantic in June 2009, killing all 228 passengers and crew.
New extracts from the cockpit voice recorder reveal that three seconds before...
| Apr 12, 2011
| 12:33 PM
Officials have launched an investigation after an Air France A380 collided with a regional jet Monday while both were taxing at John F. Kennedy Airport.
The impact of the collision which happened around 8:15 p.m. sent the Bombardier CRJ jet swerving a...
| Apr 25, 2011
THE BEST WAY TO BARCELONA, SPAIN
From LAX, KLM, Air France, American, Lufthansa, Delta, US Airways, Continental, British and Iberia offer connecting service (change of plane) to Barcelona. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $400, excluding taxes and...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 10:23 AM
| May 25, 2012
| 9:33 PM
In a time when vulgar expressions of excess eclipse what once represented a standard of artistic achievement, there exists a most special refuge from the insanity of an electronic world.
It is, oddly enough, a bookstore. And its name is Assouline,...