Air France passenger, French citizen Philippe Jennard, 60, allegedly talked his way into the cockpit of during a flight by claiming to be a pilot. He has been charged with multiple crimes, including trespassing and impersonating a private employee. NBC’s Pete Williams reports.
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Lufthansa <LHAG.DE> canceled close to 40 percent of its flights on Thursday as staff went on strike on the eve of wage talks with the German airline, which is trying to cut costs to compete with Middle East and low-cost carriers. Full story
ROME (Reuters) - Franco-Dutch carrier Air France-KLM <AIRF.PA> is in "advanced" talks to take control of Italy's flagship airline Alitalia by the summer, Rome's Messaggero newspaper reported on Sunday without citing its sources. Full story
The crash into the ocean of an Air France flight on June 1, 2009 after it encountered intense thunderstorms underscored the difficulty pilots on transoceanic flights have of knowing where storms will be given the limitations of current systems for monitoring storms far out over the ocean. Full story
PARIS (Reuters) - Franco-Dutch carrier Air France-KLM <AIRF.PA> said it is not involved in the negotiations between Virgin Atlantic <VA.UL> and Delta Air Lines <DAL.N> about a transatlantic joint venture. Full story
The former member of the Lucchese crime family, who inspired the movie "Goodfellas" has died at the age of 69. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.
An inflatable Air France toy plane is carried by protestors during a demonstration against the government's labour reforms in Paris, April 9, 2013. Hardline French unions led protests on Tuesday against an overhaul of labour rules as parliament prepared to vote on the bill, in a show of force many w
Alexandre de Juniac , Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Air France, speaks with pilots and crew members during the launching of a new French regional airline unit called Hop! at Orly Airport, near Paris, March 26, 2013. Franco-Dutch group Air France-KLM has formed a new French regional airlin
Frederic Gagey, Chief Financial Officer of Air France, attends the launching of a new French regional airline unit called Hop! at Orly Airport, near Paris, March 26, 2013. Franco-Dutch group Air France-KLM has formed a new French regional airline unit called Hop! to respond to competition from low-