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Yeshiva students prevented from boarding flight in Paris

Air France demands students present proof of medical insurance. Students permitted to board flight after intervention by Israeli embassy.

Yeshiva students prevented from boarding flight in Paris

Netanyahu to pilot's son: Your father was brave

Netanyahu meets son of the pilot of the Air France jet that was hijacked to Entebbe in 1976.

Netanyahu to pilot's son: Your father was brave

Air France allows women staff out of Iran flights

Air France says it will allow female staff to opt out of routes to Tehran, following directive forcing them to cover their heads.

Air France to allow female staff to opt out of Tehran flights

French stewardesses refuse to work flights to Iran

Air France's female flight attendants declare they will not work on flights to Tehran if they are required to cover their hair.

French flight attendants refuse to work flights to Iran

Air France crew told to wear headscarves in Tehran

Female Air France cabin crew reject airline's directive that they should wear a headscarf while in Tehran.

Air France crew told to wear headscarves in Tehran

Air France bomb scare was false alarm

Flight from Mauritius to Paris makes emergency landing; officials initially 'confirmed' it was a bomb, but airline chief says it was a hoax.

Air France bomb scare was false alarm

Bomb threats divert Air France flights

Over 700 people evacuated from flights following anonymous threats; no bomb evidence found.

Bomb threats divert Air France flights

Air France, Lufthansa avoid Sinai

Lufthansa and Air France-KLM announce they will avoid the Sinai Peninsula for security reasons after Russian airliner crashed over the area.

Air France, Lufthansa avoid Sinai following Russian plane crash

Air France Puts Israel Back on its Map

Protest causes Air France to put back Israel into its in-flight map - while keeping 'West Bank' and 'Gaza Strip.'

Air France Puts Israel Back on its Map

Air France Under Fire for Omitting Israel

Air France apologizes for failing to include Israel on its in-flight map, but Simon Wiesenthal Center rejects the apology.

Air France Under Fire for Omitting Israel

Air France to Resume Flights to Israel

Air France resumes flights to Tel Aviv after halting services to Israel earlier this week because of the Gaza conflict.

Air France to Resume Flights to Israel

Air France Fined for Discrimination

A French court ordered Air France to pay a fine for having ordered a pro-Arab activist off a flight to Tel Aviv during the "flytilla".

Air France Fined for Discrimination Against 'Flytilla' Activist

As of April, Only Lufthansa Will Fly to Iran

Air France, one of the last major European airlines offering flights to Tehran, announced that it would no longer be flying there.

As of April, Only Lufthansa Will Fly to Iran

Jewish Pilot: Heaven is Watching

An observant Jewish commercial airline pilot says the Iceland volcano was a Heavenly sign not to take the ability to travel the skies for granted.

Jewish Airline Pilot: Icelandic Volcano a Heavenly 'Heads Up'

Near Crash For El Al, Air France

An El-Al passenger jet bound for New York nearly collided with an Air France plane over Serbia. Israeli pilot saves the day.

El Al, Air France Planes Avoid Near Air Collision