October 2, 2022
French Aviation
Airlines

Cargo Plane Overshoots Runway in Southern France

A West Atlantic (PT) Boeing 737-400F overran the end of runway 12L at Montpellier Airport (MPL), France.

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History

9/20/2001: French Carrier Air Lib Is Created

Today in Aviation, French airlines Air Liberté (IJ) and AOM (IW) are renamed Air Lib in 2001.

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Airlines Industry

French ATC Strike Disrupts European Air Travel

Today, almost 1,000 flights to/from France were canceled due to a strike by the nation’s air traffic controllers.

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Airlines Industry

Ryanair Cancels 420 Flights amid French ATC Strikes

Ryanair (FR) has canceled 420 flights for Friday 16 in France due to a one-day strike by air traffic controllers.

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Airlines Industry

Air France to Raise Wages, Give Staff Bonuses

This is how much Air France (AF) will increase its workforce compensation and staff bonuses will be.

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Airlines

Corsair Bids Adieu to its Last Airbus A330-200

The Corsair (SS) Airbus A330-200 aircraft (F-HCAT) was the first A330 to join the airline’s fleet in 1999.

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History

6/11/2013: French ATC Strike Begins

This is why French Air Traffic Controllers commenced a three-day strike in 2013.

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History

5/28/1971: First Flight of Dassault Aviation Mercure

This is the story of the Dassault Aviation Mercure project, from its first flight in 1971 to its final operational days in 1995.

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ATR

ATR 42-600S STOL Performs Maiden Flight

The ATR 42-600S STOL variant took to the skies this week from Francazal Airport in Toulouse, France.

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Today in Aviation

Today in Aviation: Airbus A330 Begins Service

DALLAS – Today in Aviation, the Airbus A330-300 was introduced into service with launch customer Air Inter (IT) in 1994. It operated its first service between Paris Orly (ORY) and Marseille (MRS). The French domestic carrier had ordered five of the type on March 12, 1987, with options for another 15 for US$100m. This allowed […]

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