Thematic websites

  • 13

    Sep

    Hangar : the jet era

    Discover the new episode of Hangar: B707: the jet era. Jets make their appearance in the "HANGAR" at www.airfrancelasaga.com, the historical website of Air France . The opportunity to dive in the heart of sixties, on the tracks of the Caravel and the B707, through the memories of the pilots and the crew having shared the first moments of these devices. Mixing testimonies and library pictures, the "HANGAR" redraws, in this new episode, the modernization of the commercial aviation, the beginning of the mass tourism and the technological exploit.  

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  • 03

    May

    Air France @ Orly

    The second part of the trilogy of the Parisian airports is online now ! Through a real interactive album, discover the airport of Paris-Orly symbol of the years of the General de Gaulle and thirty glorious, but also its imprint always present in the current events!

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  • 23

    Nov

    Hangar: archives, interviews, features devices

    To mark the arrival of the A380 in the Air France fleet , five aircraft have taken the stage: the Short Bermuda Sandringham, the DC3, the Breguet Deux Ponts, the A320 and the A380. Other aircraft will be progressively added to the new Hangar selection.

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  • 16

    Jul

    Holiday destination

    On July 16th, it's summer time on "www.airfrancelasaga.com" with the launching of " Holiday destination ". You'll learn about the evolution of travel and tourism over the past decades, as chronicled by Air France-from the early seaside resorts to favorite holiday destinations at the turn of the century, and today's hordes of tourists the world over craving sea, salt spray and sun. In bonus, download the screensaver " Holiday destination "!

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  • 09

    Jul

    Air France and Le Bourget

    Paris just had to be protected against bombing during World War I … so Le Bourget was built to defend the French capital. This air base was converted to become the first Paris airport at the turn of the 1930s, while at the same time, French civil aviation and Air France were growing. From 1919 to 1952, skim through the highlights of this airport, so closely connected to those of Air France.

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  • 14

    May

    Air France and cinema

    When and how were films introduced on board aircraft? How have in-flight screening techniques evolved? www.airfrancelasaga.com invites you to discover several films charting Air France’s history with cinema.

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  • 08

    Feb

    Advertising saga

    Although advertising has precise standards, Air France decided, very early on, not to allow these to hamper employee creativity. Apart from the advertising message proper, it sought to promote contemporary art with the twin aims of becoming a showcase for French culture outside France, and of ensuring that advertising was exposed to original artistic expression...

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  • 23

    Aug

    Aeropostale

    We all dreamt of Africa and the African adventure. After the Line was opened in 1919, we turned our attention to what we called the “dark continent”. The army had already opened up the west coast, and Latécoère sent Captain Joseph Roig trailblazing in their slipstream. As we readied to operate the extended route, more pilots were hired. They might not have seen action in the war, like us, but they had fire in their hearts and were eager to prove themselves they were heroes in the making, and Daurat was well aware of their potential. One was Jean Mermoz, a pioneer with the daring of a conqueror. Another was the thoughtful, level-headed Henri Guillaumet. Then there was Marcel Reine, as conscientious in flight as he was bon vivant on the ground ...

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  • 17

    Apr

    Life on board

    Discover the different cabin interiors created by leading designers and artists, the finest inflight menus, and remember the not so distant past when watching an inflight movie was a technical feat ... There is a programme dedicated to uniforms, Christian Dior, Cristobal Balenciaga and Christian Lacroix, worn by the hostesses. From the first wicker chairs to the latest luxury seat-beds, embark for nearly a century of good manners, creativity, hospitality and inventiveness to serve passengers.

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  • 17

    Sep

    History of Air France

    Mermoz, the Polar Route, Caravelle, all these names are an invitation to travel ... "airfrancelasaga" takes us on an interactive journey through archive films, images and music. Air France has chosen to illustrate its heritage in a thematic way, regularly adding new programmes to the site. The first new feature is devoted to Air France / KLM, illustrating the history of both airlines over almost a century. Air France toys, logos and Hubs are also mentioned, with extra glamour, a portfolio of stars who travelled on our lines.

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