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Air France announces photo contest]

 - June 8, 2009, 4:54 AM

To celebrate the adoption of its latest livery, Air France is conducting an international photography contest with the theme of “Air France Livery: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow.” Open to everyone, the contest seeks to identify the best photographs of Air France aircraft from 1946 to the airline’s newest color scheme unveiled in April.

The contest jury consisting of amateur and professional photographers and led by Pierre Vellay, Air France’s vice president of fleet management, will select 10 candidates for each livery, with a grand prize awarded to the best one. Prizes will be supplied by the airline and its partners–Airbus, Aviaxcess, Boeing, Breitling, Epson, PPG Aerospace, Socatec and STTS.

Rules for the contest, which ends on August 15, can be found on Air France’s Web site: http://corporate.airfrance.com.