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The Sniff of Politics on Flight 447

Wil Hylton | Posted 09.05.2012 | Travel
Wil Hylton

The French government owns a substantial share of both Air France and Airbus, totaling more than $4 billion, and many experts believe it is questionable for a government to investigate a company it owns.

Air France Plane Hits Congo Building With No Injuries

AP | LEON MOUKOURI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo — An Air France Airbus 330 carrying 168 passengers hit a building after landing in Congo's capital, but no one wa...

Air France Pilot's Body Retrieved

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS — Search crews in the mid-Atlantic have retrieved the bodies of the chief pilot of Flight 447 and a flight attendant, Air France said Thur...

Air France Advance: Crash Victims' Families To Receive $24,000

AP | DEBORAH SEWARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS — Air France focused on aiding families of victims from the crash of Flight 447, offering a first advance on compensation on Friday while ...

Air France Debris NOT Found Yet: French Minister

AP | MARCO SIBAJA and GREG KELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RECIFE, Brazil — Days after Air France Flight 447 vanished, an intensive international effort has failed to recover any confirmed wreckage and c...

Vast search of Atlantic Ocean for Air France jet

AP | BRADLEY BROOKS and GREG KELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO — An Air France jet with 228 people on a flight to Paris vanished over the Atlantic Ocean after flying into towering thunderstorm...