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.

In June, Air Belgium will operate a daily long-haul flight for Air France

Spanish long-haul airline Plus Ultra Líneas Aeréas is operating A340-300 flights for Air France until 29 May. During the month of June, however, Air...

Air France and Qantas renew partnership to offer customers more travel options between France and Australia

Renewed codeshare agreement between Air France and Qantas; Connecting Australia and Paris through Hong Kong and Singapore; Codeshare on more than 200(1) weekly flights...

Air France: sixth Boeing 787-9 has been grounded for weeks now

A brand new Boeing 787-9 has been grounded for weeks now at Paris CDG airport over a long dispute between Air France pilots and...

Janaillac continues as CEO of Air France-KLM until the Group’s General meeting of 15 May

The Air France-KLM group's Board of Directors met today, Saturday 5 May 2018. Following the results of the staff consultation launched on 20 April 2018,...

A majority of Air France staff have voted “no” in the consultation on the pay agreement proposed on 16 April. CEO resigns

On 20 April 2018, Chairman and CEO of Air France-KLM Jean-Marc Janaillac launched a consultation with all Air France staff to ask them their...

Air France and bmi announce new codeshare agreement on the latter’s Bristol-Paris CDG route

New partnership gives South West customers access to Air France’s network within France On 3rd May 2018, Air France and bmi will announce a brand...

Update on the strike actions at Air France (3 May 2018)

On Thursday, 3 May 2018, Air France plans to operate almost 85% of its flights: 78 % of its long-haul flights; More than 80...

Three Air France pilot unions announce four more days of strikes in May

Air France management reacts Three pilot unions last night announced another 4 days of strike action in early May (on 3 and 4 May, then...

Air France management consults staff to try and end the strikes

9 days of consultation, so that all Air France staff can express their opinion on the proposed pay agreement to end the strikes Since 22...

To find a solution on the “impasse”, Air France has decided to launch a consultation with all the staff

To allow the company to find a way out of this deadlock situation with serious consequences for the company’s customers and staff, Air France Chairman, Jean-Marc...

Air France pay negotiations: management puts agreement open for signature until Friday noon

On 10 April 2018, Air France management offered the representative unions the launch of multi-year pay negotiations (2019-2021) in order to find a solution...

Air France flight AF642: 48 hours to reach Reunion

The 400 passengers on Air France flight AF642 had a difficult time to return to Reunion. Scheduled to leave Orly last Thursday night, the...

Air France-KLM says it has no interest in bidding for Alitalia

Air France-KLM denied it is interested in bidding for Italian carrier Alitalia. Earlier Bloomberg reported that easyJet was teaming up with private equity firm Cerberus...

Air France Management offers representative unions a multi-year deal on pay negotiations

Tomorrow, Air France and its customers face the 7th day of a strike action over the past 6 weeks. Although constituting minority actions on a...

Air France-KLM +5.4% pax, revenue passenger-kilometer +6.1%, load factor +2.7 pt. in March 2018

Group passenger activity: number of passengers +5.4%, traffic measured in revenue passenger-kilometer +6.1% and load factor +2.7pt. Unit revenue ex-currency (measured in available seat-kilometer) up compared...

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...