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New York, Geneva (AirGuide - Airline News Europe) Nov 21, 2010

Explosives discovered on a cargo aircraft at East Midlands Airport Explosives discovered on a cargo aircraft at East Midlands Airport could have detonated over the eastern USA, says the UK's Metropolitan Police. The suspect device was removed on 29 October, at 02:13, and forensic examination has determined that if it had activated, it would have done so eight hours later, at 10:30 or 05:30EDT. It was "disrupted" by explosives specialists at 07:40. Nov 16, 2010

Aeromexico Aeromexico has announced that, starting Dec. 6, the existing service between Mexico City and Barcelona, Spain will have an additional flight, offering a total of four flights a week, thrice-weekly to four aboard a Boeing 767. Nov 17, 2010

Air France Air France is offering flights to Paris for an enticing price for travelers in the greater Orlando community. Starting on June 7, Air France will begin operating flights on a codeshare basis with Delta from Orlando to its Paris-Charles de Gaulle hub. The flights will be operated within the framework of the trans-Atlantic joint venture agreement signed in May 2009 between Air France, KLM and Delta and enlarged to Alitalia in July 2010. Under the terms of this agreement, the partners jointly operate and share the revenues and costs of their transatlantic routes. There will be three weekly flights between Orlando and Paris Charles de Gaulle (on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays) and will be operated by a Boeing 777-300 with 472 seats. The sale starts at $599 each way. Fares are based on roundtrip purchase and must be purchased by Nov. 30 and are valid for outbound travel from between July 6 through Aug. 31. Fuel surcharge is included in fares. Tickets require a minimum Sunday night stay and a maximum one month stay is permitted. Fuel surcharge is included in fares. Government imposed fees and taxes of approximately $80 to $150 are additional, including Sept. 11 Security Fee of up to $10 per round-trip. Changes are permitted for a $250 fee. Refunds are not permitted. Additional conditions apply. Fares are subject to class of service availability and may be changed or withdrawn without notice. For more information, call 800-237-2747 or visit www.airfrance.com/us. Nov 16, 2010

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