A last special “Tour de France” flight for Air France’s Boeing 747

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On 14 January 2016, two last tribute flights were operated by Boeing 747 over France and its legendary landmarks. On board, customers enjoyed a unique experience!

A last special "Tour de France" flight for Air France's Boeing 747

Flights AF 744 and AF 747 transported the last passengers of Air France’s Boeing 747 over France, in a friendly, informal setting, with a Business class lunch and Champagne for all, a commentary given by air transport specialists during the flight over France, and an exchange with Alexandre de Juniac, Chairman & CEO of Air France-KLM, and Frédéric Gagey, Chairman and CEO of Air France also present on board.
On their return to Paris-Charles de Gaulle, customers were invited to discover the Company’s maintenance workshops and share a last tribute drink at the foot of the aircraft.

More than 45 years after the first flight from Paris to New York on 3 June 1970 by the aircraft affectionately known as the Jumbo Jet, Air France salutes with emotion the last flight of this legendary aircraft.

Air France La Saga – The historic reference website

To celebrate this event and this chapter in its history, Air France has unveiled its new-look historic reference website – airfrancelasaga.com. Air France invites you to explore the Company’s history, professions, fleet, network and the attention it has constantly provided its customers through videos and photos.

Thursday 14 January 2016

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