Air France

Air France, stylized as AIRFRANCE, is the French flag carrier headquartered in Tremblay-en-France, (north of Paris). It is a subsidiary of the Air France–KLM Group and a founding member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance. As of 2013 Air France serves 36 destinations in France and operates worldwide scheduled passenger and cargo services to 168 destinations in 93 countries (including overseas departments and territories of France) and also carried 46,803,000 passengers in 2015. The airline's global hub is at Charles de Gaulle Airport, with Orly Airport, Lyon–Saint Exupéry Airport, Marseille Provence Airport, Toulouse Blagnac Airport, and Nice Côte d'Azur Airport serving as secondary hubs. Air France's corporate headquarters, previously in Montparnasse, Paris, are located on the grounds of Charles de Gaulle Airport, north of Paris.

Air France trade unions have called for six extra strike days in April

A call for strike has been issued by several Air France staff unions, the unions have requested a 6% general pay increase, but the French...

Air France strike on 30 March disrupts flight schedule

Due to several Air France staff unions call for strike on Friday 30 March 2018, the French airline's flight schedule will be disrupted. On 30 March 2018,...

Nairobi and Seattle, Air France’s first new Summer destinations

On 25 March 2018, the first flights to Nairobi (Kenya) and Seattle (United States) inaugurated Air France’s new summer season! For its 2018 summer...

Air France joins the KLM – Kenya Airways joint venture

As from March 25th Air France will be part of the joint venture that has been in existence since 1995 between KLM Royal Dutch...

[Update] French national strike (22 March 2018) and Air France strike (23 March 2018)

A national strike in France -and the first air traffic control strike of this year- is causing extensive flight delays and cancellations, the impact...

Air France extends Cork operation to a year-round service

Air France today announced that it will extend its Cork to Paris Charles de Gaulle service for the winter 2018/2019 season, linking Ireland’s South...

2018 Summer schedule: +3.7% for Air France

For the 2018 summer season (from 25 March to 27 October 2018), Air France-KLM is increasing capacity by 3.7% (4.4% on long-haul and 1.5%...

Air France receives multiple awards for the quality of the wines served onboard

AIR FRANCE RECEIVES MULTIPLE AWARDS! At the prestigious Business Traveller Cellars in the Sky Awards 2017 ceremony, which took place on 19 February in London, Air France...

Strike action Air France: traffic forecasts for Thursday 22 February 2018

On Thursday 22 February 2018, Air France plans to operate 75% of its flights in view of an estimated 28% of staff planning to...

Near miss between Egyptair Cargo A306 and Air France A320 above Ghent: Egyptian pilots misinterpreted TCAS RA instructions

The Aviation Herald reported that on 1st of January 2017 a mid-air collision was narrowly avoided between an Egyptair Cargo A300-600 (reg. SU-GAY) and...

Impact of heavy snow in the Paris region: Air France adapts its flight schedule

Heavy snow in the Paris region is currently disrupting air operations at Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Paris-Orly. Today, Wednesday 7 February 2018, due to heavy...

Five new Mediterranean destinations for Air France in Summer 2018

Bari, Cagliari, Dubrovnik, Ibiza and Perpignan on departure from Paris-Charles de Gaulle; from 16 July to 2 September 2018; Optimum use of the...

Air France relaunches its cadet pilot programme

Boeing 777 copilots Nathalie, Pierre and Alexandre, describe their experience of the Air France cadet pilot program. click here As it needs to recruit 250 new...

Air France reinvents its business lounge in Hall L at Paris-Charles de Gaulle

On 25 January 2018, Air France will reopen a completely redesigned, much larger and totally renovated Business class lounge. With an open kitchen, private...

Jean-Marc Janaillac: “Air France-KLM group is preparing a giant aircraft order”

The Air France-KLM group is preparing a giant aircraft order by the end of the year. The new aircraft will enter the fleet of...

Roll-out of Air France’s two new tugs

To tow aircraft weighing several hundred tons, unique tractors are required, known as tugs. This year, Air France has launched a plan for the...

This month Twente Airport will welcome two Air France A340s and one KLM Boeing 747 for disassembly

In January Aircraft disassembly and dismantling company AELS will welcome 3 aircraft at Twente Airport: one Boeing 747 and two Airbus A340s. Air France will...

My Fun Menu – The new feel-good menu by Air France on long-haul flights

As from 1st April 2018, Air France will add a new menu to its A La Carte Menu selection on board long-haul flights* -...

Bergen, Cork and Wroclaw: 3 new Air France destinations in Summer 2018

For the 2018 summer season, Air France will operate a daily service to Bergen (Norway), Cork (Ireland) and Wroclaw (Poland) on departure from Paris-Charles...

Air France pilots threaten with a strike after “disembarkation” of a captain

All Air France pilots' unions denounced Thursday the non-compliance by the management of a "fundamental rule" of civil aviation, which "for security reasons" entrusts...