Charles de Gaulle

Multiple bids lined up for Paris airport operator: sources

(This version of the August 16 story corrects description of analyst’s employer in paragraph 8)<p>FILE PHOTO: A general view of Terminal 1 at the Charles de Gaulle Airport in Roissy, near Paris, September 17, 2014. REUTERS/Charles Platiau/File Photo<p>By Clara Denina and Arno Schuetze<p>LONDON (Reuters) - …

Market Capitalization

Air France-KLM picks first-ever foreign CEO

PARIS (AP) — Air France-KLM has named Benjamin Smith, formerly a top executive at Air Canada, as its new CEO, sparking union fears Friday that he would cut back on wages and work conditions.<p>The company announced Thursday that Smith, 46, who was previously Air Canada's chief operating officer, will …

Aviation

Charles de Gaulle's Victory Began in This Central African Nation

It was the moment all of France had waited for. Strasbourg, the capital of Alsace, which Germany had historically eyed as its own, was finally free …

World History

Nicki Minaj accuses ex of stealing her credit card to pay for prostitutes

Nearly four years after their breakup, <b>Nicki Minaj</b> and <b>Safaree Samuels</b> can’t seem to squash their differences. The “Barbie Dreams” rapper and her ex-boyfriend exchanged a series of blistering insults on Twitter on Tuesday, August 14.<p>The drama began when Minaj, 35, claimed to Hot 97 host <b>Funkmaster …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Forever 37

Video<p>How to Write a New Yorker Cartoon Caption: Child-Prodigy Edition<p>Join the nine-year-old caption-writing sensation Alice Kassnove as she puts her spin on New Yorker cartoon captions.<p>Recommended Stories<p>This avant-garde ensemble moves beyond now-familiar athleisure trends to pioneer a new, …

Avant-garde

Primera shifts Boston to seasonal status

Long-haul low-cost carrier Primera Air will serve Boston on a seasonal basis going forward, with plans to suspend its recently launched flights this …

Low-Cost Carriers

The Hero’s Journey

Swim at your own risk.<p>Letter from Trump’s Washington“Rigged Witch Hunt,” Meet Trump’s “Red Wave”<p>The two fantasy story lines in the President’s unreality show.<p>By Susan B. Glasser<p>Aug. 17, 2018<p>Personal HistoryA New Citizen Decides to Leave the Tumult of Trump’s America<p>A British immigrant reluctantly …

Donald Trump

These are the 15 worst airports in the world to travel through – including delays and customer experience

New figures reveal Heathrow Airport left passengers waiting at border control for longer than 45 minutes on 30 of 31 days last month. The target wait …

Airports

Charles de Gaulle WW2 letter to FDR "from warlord to warlord" sold for $33,689 at auction

A letter written by Charles de Gaulle to FDR old for $33,689 according to Boston-based RR Auction. The handwritten draft of a letter in French by …

Art

#438 - Tale Of Us - 10 August 2018 (Something Global Radio)

Steve'Butch'Jones presents SOMETHING GLOBAL, for the Love of Electronic Music.<p>Season 10 Show 9 with Tale Of Us<br>Live from Charles de Gaulle Airport , …

France

YOTEL is set to open a hotel in Glasgow

YOTEL has revealed plans of opening a second hotel in Scotland by November 2019. Glasgow’s city centre is set to be the location for the hotel and …

Scotland

Ants

Video<p>The Last Meal Before I Die: Ramen<p>From Maruchan to Momofuku, a look at America’s love affair with the savory noodle.<p>Recommended Stories<p>You must be joyed! But not overjoyed, because that would imply that you haven’t thought about what will happen when the food runs out.<p>Aug. 02, 2018<p>11:40 P.M.: …

Ants

Mathieu Lehanneur designs business class lounge for Air France

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France

The Forgotten History of Place du 18 Juin 1940 in Paris

Place du 18 Juin 1940 in Paris could easily be mistaken for any other square, but it commemorates the most famous speech in French history, …

France

A History of the French Resistance

At 6pm on 18 June 1940, a relatively unknown French two-star general, Charles de Gaulle, composed himself in front of a microphone at the BBC's …

Remembrance Day

Upset about seat, flier's bomb comment forces jet to deplane

More than 300 Orlando passengers had to deplane their London-bound Norwegian Air flight after one traveler made a comment about a bomb because he was unhappy with his seat, according to media reports.<p>The Orlando Police Department told The Associated Press that its officers responded to Orlando …

Aviation

Main Forms of Entertainment on a Meditation Retreat

Video<p>Fire in Cardboard City<p>When a city made entirely of cardboard catches fire, it's up to the local fire chief and his deputies to save the city and its citizens from impending doom.<p>Recommended Stories<p>The one who vapes in his coral reef, the one who takes forever to get dressed, and more.<p>Apr. 18, …

Self-improvement

A life of Charles de Gaulle. Plus Arthur Conan Doyle in the courtroom and more. - WSJ.com

Advertisement<p>From the moment he became a voice for freedom during World War II, Charles de Gaulle embodied the Gallic spirit in his time.<p>From the moment he became a voice for freedom during World War II, Charles de Gaulle embodied the Gallic spirit in his time.<p>Read more<p>The Soviets feared that Able …

Ice Age

Airplane Art – Air France Airbus A319 at Birmingham Airport

It’s Sunday again, so it must be time for some more airplane art.This week, we have an Air France Airbus A319 beginning to barrel down the runway as …

Frequent-flyer Programs

Let’s call the EU’s bluff and prepare for a no-deal

Another day, another “non”. As Charles de Gaulle was determined to prevent Britain from joining the EEC, so Michel Barnier is determined to prevent us leaving – except on Carthaginian terms.<p>Theresa May has gone as far as any British leader could go to accommodate Brussels – indeed, arguably …

Great Britain

The War on Terror Is Really a War on Muslim Countries with Foreign Policies Independent of Washington and Israel

"The War on Terror" is really a war on Muslim countries with foreign policies independent of Washington and Israel; it is a war on US civil liberty, …

Geopolitics

Urgent: Terrorist warning on Paris-Beijing flight false: Air China Paris Office - Xinhua

PARIS, July 26 (Xinhua) -- The suspected terrorist information that caused Air China CA876 flight to return to Paris was false, an official with Air …

China

Air China Plane Returns to Paris Due to 'Terror Information'

Beijing (AP) -- An Air China flight to Beijing returned to its origin in Paris on Thursday because of "suspected terrorist information," Chinese …

Airport Security

Bomb Scare: Air China Flight Turns Around After Misunderstanding Passenger

An Air China flight from Paris to Beijing turned around on Thursday after a member of the crew misunderstood a passenger on the phone and thought he …

Travel

Air China Plane Returns to Paris Due to 'Terror Information'

Beijing (AP) -- Chinese state media say an Air China flight to Beijing has returned to its origin in Paris because of "suspected terrorist …

China

Ryanair strike snarls flights for 50,000 passengers

MADRID (AP) — Cabin crew workers for low-cost airline Ryanair went on strike Wednesday in four European countries over working conditions, forcing thousands of passengers to make last-minute travel adjustments at the peak of the summer holiday season.<p>Labour unions in Portugal, Spain, Belgium and …

Aviation

WOW Air rolls out $99 one-way fares to Iceland; but there's fine print

WOW Air rolled out one of its signature fare sales on Monday, offering $99 one-way fares to Iceland from eight U.S. cities.<p>While that fare is an excellent deal, it also comes with a considerable amount of fine print. Perhaps the most significant is that the return fares are much higher; in some …

Aviation

Kendall Jenner Sports Three Colorful Looks While Out in Paris

<b>Kendall Jenner</b> is having a stylish week in Paris, France!<p>The model was seen making her way into Hotel Regina for a <i>Miu Miu</i> photo shoot on Sunday (July …

Kendall Jenner

The Weekly Crossword: Monday, July 23, 2018

Crossword Puzzles

Kendall Jenner, Adriana Lima, & Gwendoline Christie Team Up for Miu Miu Photo Shoot

<b>Kendall Jenner</b>, <b>Adriana Lima</b>, and <b>Gwendoline Christie</b> join forces for a <b>Miu Miu</b> photo shoot!<p>The 22-year-old model, the 37-year-old <i>Victoria’s Secret</i> …

Miu Miu