Deaths on French roads rose in October after 10 months of decline, road safety officials announced on Friday. The number of non-fatal injuries went down year on year.
British Airways (BA) refused to take a young Frenchman home from Chicago because he was too fat, his family claimed this week.
US low-cost airline JetBlue has ordered 35 planes worth nearly four billion dollars from European aircraft-builder Airbus.
Up to 1,000 people demonstrated in Nantes on Saturday to mark over a year of campaigning against a plan to build an airport near the western French city.
No survivors are expected after Wednesday's crash of a passenger plane in Laos. Seven French citizens were aboard. A French minister has blamed human error and stormy weather.
Ryanair has been fined 200,000 euros and ordered to pay 10 million euros in damages for breaking France's labour laws.
Four people died when a light passenger aircraft crashed near the southern French city of Lyon on Tuesday morning.
Air France on Wednesday announced a further 2,800 lay-offs as the airline struggles to pull itself out of debt.
Eighteen hot-air balloons defied difficult weather to set off from the eastern French city of Nancy on the world's oldest ballon race on Sunday morning.
A tour bus has crashed through a barrier and overturned in southern France, killing two tourists and injuring 30 others.