The remains of 104 bodies retrieved from the sea bed have arrived in France. The victims of a 2009 Air France disaster will now be transported to Paris where forensics teams will attempt to identify them. A ship carrying the remains docked in Bayonne in the south-west of the country carrying three containers of plane […]

Bodies recovered from the seabed and aircraft parts from the Air France passenger jet which crashed into the Atlantic in 2009 are due to arrive in France today. The bodies will then be taken for forensic analysis and identification. A DNA database from Brazil will be used in the process. The investigation is due to […]

The salvage mission to recover wreckage and bodies from a crashed Air France passenger jet has now ended. The Airbus plunged into the Atlantic in 2009 killing all those on board. According to Philippe Vinogradoff, a representative for the families of the victims, 104 bodies have been hauled to the surface. They are now on […]

Air France and Air Seychelles have signed a new deal on services which comes into effect today and will help boost tourism to the archipelago. The agreement was confirmed at Seychelles International Airport by Dominique Patry, international affairs senior vice president at Air France, and Maurice Loustau-Lalanne, executive chairman at Air Seychelles. The agreement was […]

French investigators have released a preliminary report into what went wrong on an Air France flight two years ago to cause it to dive into the Atlantic Ocean killing all those on board. It appears that pilot error may have been the primary cause as they failed to correctly deal with the situation after the […]

After months of searching, investigation teams have finally located one of the black box recorders which went down into the Atlantic with Air France flight 447 on 1 June 2009. It is hoped that the device holds the key to what went wrong en route to Paris from Rio de Janeiro. So far, it is […]

Former Air France executives face a prison sentence of up to 10 years and a fine of one million dollars if they are found guilty of colluding with other airlines to fix freight transport prices and surcharges in the US. The carrier’s former air cargo executive vice president, Marc Boudier, and the division’s former sales […]

According to official reports from France, bodies of those killed in an Air France plane crash in 2009 could soon be recovered from the floor of the Atlantic Ocean. On Sunday, specially designed robots which have been searching the ocean bed discovered a large part of the aircraft’s wreckage including some of the dead. The […]

French accident investigators are claiming to have recovered debris from the Air France passenger jet which ditched into the Atlantic Ocean in 2009. The latest search is the fourth to be conducted and was initiated last month. Its primary aim is to recover the aircraft’s flight recorders, which experts say are essential in determining what […]

French officials have confirmed that a fourth search for wreckage from the Air France flight which ditched into the Atlantic two year’s ago is underway. The Airbus A330 was carrying 228 people when it went down during a storm on 1 June 2009 killing all those on board. The search will include using special robots […]

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