Air France increases capacity and comfort to Panama City


In November 2015, and until the end of the winter season, Air France will offer its customers six weekly flights to Panama City on departure from Paris-Charles de Gaulle.

Increased capacity and comfort to Panama City

The Company will thus operate an additional frequency (starting from Friday 27 November) to this destination. All flights will be operated by Boeing 777-200 equipped with the Company’s latest long-haul travel cabins.On board, customers will be able to enjoy the new Business class, a real cocoon in the sky, as well as the completely redesigned Premium Economy and Economy seats ensuring optimum travel comfort.

“This move upmarket of our products and services, and our increasing capacity, allow us to meet our customers’ requirements as closely as possible and demonstrates our ambition to increase our presence in Panama and in the Central America region”, stated Zoran Jelkic, SVP Caribbean Indian Ocean and Latin America Air France-KLM.

Complementing KLM’s daily service on departure from Amsterdam-Schiphol, 13 weekly frequencies will be operated by Air France-KLM to Panama City this winter. Moreover, thanks to Copa Airlines’ Ameri-cas hub at Panama City-Tocumen airport, the Group’s customers benefit from a vast choice of connec-tions notably to the Caribbean, Columbia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Peru and El Salvador.

Flight times* (local time)

AF474: leaves Paris-Charles de Gaulle at 13:50; arriving in Panama City at 18:55 the same day;
AF475: leaves Panama City at 21:50, arriving at Paris-Charles de Gaulle at 14:00 the following day.

*flights operated by Boeing 777-200 equipped with 280 seats (40 in Business, 24 in Premium Economy and 216 in Economy) daily except Tuesdays with effect from 23 November 2015.

The gradual entry into service of the “BEST”-equipped Boeing 777s will allow us to serve Panama City with the new cabins up to once weekly starting this summer, and on each flight from November 2015.

Air France-KLM, a vast network serving Central and South America and the Caribbean

Throughout the 2015 summer season, Air France-KLM flies to 27 destinations in Central and South America and the Caribbean. The Group has also signed agreements with various air transport players (Aerolineas Argentinas, GOL, COPA, Air Antilles, InselAir, Winair), offering its customers a wide choice of additional destinations in the region.

Available on flights to Sao Paulo and shortly Panama in this region of the world, see the visuals of the new Air France cabins on and enjoy an immersive virtual tour of the BEST cabins with Google Street View technology on

Tuesday 28 July 2015


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