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Alpha Jet aircraft from the Patrouille de France (PAF) participate in a flying display at the 51st Paris Air Show at Le Bourget airport near Paris, June 19, 2015
20/06/2015 - France

Jets and helicopters galore at Paris Air-show

Aerospace companies from across the globe have been showing off their latest jets and cutting-edge technology at the Le Bourget, international Air show, north of Paris.
French prosecutor Brice Robin said copilot Andreas Lubitz had consulted 41 doctors in 5 years.
12/06/2015 - FRANCE - GERMANY

France launches Germanwings manslaughter probe after Lubitz doctor visits revelations

French investigators are to expand their probe into the Germanwings crash to see if there is a case for manslaughter charges.
The Lufthansa cargo aircraft carrying victims of the Germanwings flight 4U 9525 lands in Duesseldorf
10/06/2015 - FRANCE - germany - spain

First Germanwings victims' remains repatriated to Germany

The first bodies of victims of the Gemanwings plane that was deliberately crashed in the French Alps were returned to Germany on Tuesday night.
Jet-setter - French Prime Minister Manuel Valls at the Socialist Party congress in Poitiers on Saturday 6 June
07/06/2015 - FRANCE - Germany - Spain

French PM Valls under fire for jetting to Berlin for Barca-Juve football match

France's Prime Minister Manuel Valls was under fire on Sunday after jetting to Berlin on Saturday evening to see a football match between Turin's Juventus and Barcelona,

24/05/2015 - France

Man arrested for delaying Bordeaux flight with fake bomb alert

French police have arrested a man who called in a fake bomb threat to the regional airport of Bordeaux-Merignac so that his girlfriend would not miss her flight.

Dassault's Rafale fighter jet - selling at last
06/05/2015 - INDE

France's defence minister seals Rafale sale with India

France’s Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian met his Indian counterpart today for final talks on the sale of 36 Rafale fighter jets to India.
One of the Germanwings A320's flight recorders
06/05/2015 - France - Germany

Germanwings pilot practised fatal crash, report

The copilot who is thought to have deliberately crashed a Germanwings airliner in the French Alps may have rehearsed steering the plane into a rapid descent on his previous flight, according to an ...
A French navy Rafale on the aircaft carrier Charles de Gaulle in the Gulf in February 2015
30/04/2015 - FRANCE - QATAR

Qatar to buy 24 Rafale jet fighters from France's Dassault

Qatar has agreed to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets from French arms manufacturer Dassault.
Nepalese police personnel try to stop earthquake victims from blocking traffic in a protest at the government's lack of aid provided to the victims in Kathmandu
29/04/2015 - FRANCE - NEPAL

First planeload of French aid arrives in Nepal

The first planeload of French aid to earthquake-hit Nepal arrived on Wednesday morning, France's foreign affairs ministry announced, adding that two others were on their way.
The site of the Germanwings A320 crash in the French Alps
21/04/2015 - FRANCE - Germany - Spain

Debris cleared from Germanwings crash site

The collection of debris from the site of the Germanwings A320 that crashed in the French Alps last month has finished. Decontamination of the site can now start.