| Aug 7, 2009
| 11:29 AM
WASHINGTON -- On at least a dozen recent flights by U.S. jetliners, malfunctioning equipment made it impossible for pilots to know how fast they were flying, federal investigators have discovered.
A similar breakdown is believed to have played a role...
| Jun 19, 2009
NEW YORK -- It was 8 a.m., and the subject was death.
A 55-year-old man was wasting away from lung cancer and cirrhosis. His weight was plummeting and his brain was swelling. But he was in denial, refusing to discuss hospice care or consider a "do not...
| Mar 15, 2009
THE BEST WAY TO SIENA
From LAX, connecting service (change of planes) to Florence is available on Lufthansa, Air France and Swiss. The low-season round-trip fare of $479 expires March 26 and is heavily restricted. Restricted round-trip fares after...
| Mar 22, 2009
THE BEST WAY TO MOROCCO
From LAX, connecting service to Marrakech is available on Air France and Air Tahiti Nui, with a change of airports from De Gaulle to Orly in Paris and a change of airplanes to Royal Air Maroc. British, American and Virgin...
| Feb 19, 2009
Boeing will deliver its first-ever 777 freighter to Europe's largest airline Thursday, Air France.
The 777 freighter is the world's largest twin engine freighter with the longest range.
Boeing will be holding a delivery ceremony at 1 pm...
| Mar 22, 2010
FOR THE RECORD:
Dance tours: An information box accompanying a March 21 Travel section article on Los Angeles-based dance troupes that take trips overseas said airfare was not included in the Bahia travel program of Los Angeles-...
| Mar 21, 2010
The best way to Kenya
From LAX, connecting service (change of planes) to Nairobi, Kenya, is available on Air France, Virgin Atlantic, British, KLM, Air Tahiti Nui and Emirates, all connecting to Kenya Airways. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $1,009....
| Sep 30, 2009
HOUSTON (AP) - The families of the two Americans killed in the crash of an Air France flight off the South American coast in June have filed a lawsuit in a Houston federal court.
The lawsuit contends that Air France and Airbus, the plane's manufacturer,...
| Oct 1, 2009
| 4:48 AM
2009 got off to an inspiring start with the unforgettable crash landing on the Hudson River in New York. Then a month later, a deadly crash in Buffalo killed 50 people. In June, the Air France tragedy left 228 dead. Moments like these are enough to...
| Jul 11, 2010
| 8:41 AM
RIO DE JANEIRO -- An Air France passenger jet from Rio to Paris that made an emergency landing in northeastern Brazil due to a bomb threat is scheduled to take off again Sunday night after no explosive was found on board, a company spokesman said.
| Jul 20, 2010
| 7:47 PM
(Reuters) - French police have arrested an Air France stewardess on suspicion of stealing thousands of euros in cash, cards and jewelry as passengers slept on long haul flights, a newspaper reported on Tuesday.
Police investigating thefts over several...
| Apr 18, 2010
Dutch airline KLM said it safely flew aircraft without passengers through a window in the cloud of volcanic ash over Europe Sunday, and pressed for an end to the total ban on commercial air traffic that has paralyzed travel across the continent.