Archive for the ‘Air France’ Category


For some reason, (other than the obvious) the media was alive with the Air France A330 drop and all on board no more. There must be some psychology involved in this but I believe that we all love flying, we just fear crashing. Because of that, in general we all dread the news, but half the time I believe more than half the world tune into the news only to see if there is a disaster.

Until the death of Michael Jackson, which also eclipsed the sad demise of the fabulously beautiful Farah Fawcett, the Air France story stayed with us longer than usual. I mostly watch the English version of France 24, which I do like a lot, so I guess their coverage was perhaps more as to be expected, but still the rest held in there.
I am an avid aviation fan and know a fair bit about the ins and outs of the industry and know that air crashes have only care-less sensational value to the media and the stories are dropped as fast the airplanes long before a hungry public ever find the cause. Turkish Airlines very recently, (more…)

Posted by on July 1st, 2009 2 Comments