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Catch a private jet for €550 an hour

PARIS, FRANCE: Once the preserve of the ultra-rich and celebrities, a flight on a private jet is now available for as little as €550 an hour, with technology and competition helping to bring down prices.

27 May 2014


Airbus beats Boeing with record sales in 2013

TOULOUSE, FRANCE: European aircraft manufacturer Airbus beat US rival Boeing with record sales and orders last year but came second in terms of finished airliners delivered, figures from the company showed.

15 Jan 2014


Europe launches billion-dollar Gaia telescope

PARIS, FRANCE: The European Space Agency (ESA) launched an advanced telescope designed to detect a billion stars and provide the most detailed map yet of the Milky Way.

20 Dec 2013


Airbus, Boeing battle it out for orders

LE BOURGET, FRANCE: Airbus led rival Boeing on Monday (17 June) in the opening battle for orders at the world's biggest air show, where Brazil's Embraer launched its new jets amid a range of different deals.

18 Jun 2013


Euronews becomes the news provider on KLM long-haul flights

LYON, FRANCE: KLM, The global Dutch national airline company, has selected Euronews to provide its passengers with extensive, informative and entertaining international news content.

13 Jun 2013


Travel chaos grips France

PARIS, FRANCE: Thousands of flights in and out of French airports were cancelled on Wednesday as a strike by air traffic controllers intensified just hours before a nationwide rail strike was due to start.

13 Jun 2013


Flights disrupted as controllers strike

PARIS - Hundreds of flights in France were cancelled on Tuesday (11 June) as air traffic controllers went on strike against changes to a long-running EU project aimed at creating a single European airspace.

12 Jun 2013


Nepal Airlines buys two A-320s

PARIS, FRANCE: Airbus said on Monday (29 April) it had signed an agreement with Nepal Airlines for the sale of two short- to medium-range A320 planes in a deal worth €140m.

30 Apr 2013


Airbus gets Lion's share

PARIS, FRANCE: European aerospace giant Airbus signed an agreement that will see Indonesia's Lion Air ordering more than 200 A320 medium-haul jets, business daily Les Echos reported.

19 Mar 2013


Fly from Paris to 58 destinations for €49

PARIS, FRANCE: French airline Air France launched on Monday (9 January) an offensive to compete with low-cost carriers, offering flights from four French hubs to 58 destinations in Europe and around the Mediterranean at fares starting from €49 for passengers who travel with carry-on baggage.

8 Jan 2013


Newspaper sites across Europe demonstrate growth in the past year

LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc has released an overview of Internet usage in Europe, showing 368.6 million unique visitors went online in June 2011 for an average of 26.1 hours per person.

19 Aug 2011