The one positive of this, even if some of it is depressing, is that there'll be life on the other side, writes Adriaan Basson.
Two of Europe's major airlines Air France-KLM and British Airways owner IAG reported disappointing earnings in Q3.
An Air France flight carrying 282 passengers from Paris to Shanghai made an unexpected stop in Siberia after smoke and a bitter smell filled the cabin, the company says.
Air France has unveiled a new lower-cost subsidiary called Joon that will specifically target well-travelled millenials.
A Nigerian government agency says it had taken over the country's main private airline Arik Air to prevent it from going bust because of spiralling debts.
A man tried to set fire to an Air France plane at Sierra Leone's biggest airport after gaining access to the aircraft without a passport or boarding card, a court has heard.
Air France now offers its customers its new long-haul travel cabins in La Première, business, premium eco and economy class to Johannesburg.
French police have detained a retired policeman over the discovery of a fake bomb on board an Air France flight which made an emergency landing in Kenya, a legal source says.
Border guards at Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport have detained one of the passengers on an Air France flight over a bomb hoax, after he arrived back in France.
Air France chief executive Frederic Gagey says a bomb threat that prompted one of the airline's planes to make an emergency landing in Kenya had been a 'false alarm'.
The Kenya Airports Authority has confirmed that a suspicious device that was found on an Air France flight from Mauritius to Paris was a bomb, Sky News has reported.
A medical emergency was the reason behind the return of an Air France plane, which was bound for Paris, to Johannesburg, the airline says.
In a strategic move aimed at sustainable growth, Air France has introduced its Joon airline to Cape Town.
Two reports show how the ailing airline extended service contracts – one in perpetuity and the other several times.
Air France-KLM Group will jettison a hardline stance on cost cutting that antagonised employees and unions under its former CEO in favour of a more conciliatory approach.
The start of the European football championships has been overshadowed by a pilots' strike and security fears in France.
A woman who flew into Paris from Istanbul this week was found to have hidden a four-year-old girl in a bag on the plane.
Mauritius has boosted security as a "precaution" after a fake bomb was found on board an Air France flight, but says it is satisfied with the measures it has taken.
Air France says it has taken legal action after the discovery of a fake bomb on board a flight from Mauritius to Paris that prompted an emergency landing in Kenya.
Six passengers have been questioned in Kenya over a device that forced the diversion of an Air France plane.
A Kenyan police official says an Air France flight from Mauritius to Paris has been forced to land in the Kenyan coastal city of Mombasa after a device suspected to be a bomb was found.
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