French media hailed EgyptAir efforts to follow up the developments of EgyptAir flight disappearance.
French media underlined the efficiency of EgyptAir pilots.
French media also highlighted the depth of the Egyptian-French ties.
The national flag carrier has earlier said that Flight MS804 with 66 persons on board vanished from radar 10 miles after entering the Egyptian air field.
Some 56 passengers along with 10 crew members were on board the Airbus A320.
The French Foreign Ministry said earlier in the day that there are 15 French passengers on board of the plane.
Radar lost contact with the flight at 2:45 Cairo local time while it was at an altitude of 37,000 feet.
The flight took off from Charles de Gaulle airport on Wednesday 23:09 Paris local time then it disappeared from radar after entering the Egyptian airspace.
EgyptAir said that the captain had recorded more than 6,000 flying hours, including 2,000 hours in that model.
The Armed Forces received a distress signal from the missing EgyptAir plane at 4:26 am Cairo local time, a reliable EgyptAir source said.
The Armed Forces sent a number of planes and naval units to search for the plane that disappeared from radar earlier Thursday, the source said.
Greece sent a plane in coordination with Egypt to contribute to search and rescue efforts, the source added.
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