Air France launches flights to Quito

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On May 23, Air France operated its first flight to Quito from Paris-Charles de Gaulle. The company is offering its customers 3 weekly services to the Ecuadorian capital. Flights will be operated by Airbus A340* for the summer season (30 seats in the Business cabin, 21 seats in the Premium Economy cabin and 227 seats in the Economy cabin) then by Boeing 787 for the 2019-2020 winter season (30 seats in the Business cabin, 21 seats in the Premium Economy cabin and 225 seats in the Economy cabin).

Flight schedules (in local time) from May 23 to October 26, 2019 –

AF646: leaves Paris-Charles de Gaulle at 13:10, arrives in Quito at 18:10
AF641  leaves Quito at 20:10, arrives at Paris-Charles de Gaulle at 14:20 the following day.
Flights operated on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays by Airbus A340*.  

Flight schedules (in local time) from October 27, 2019 to March 28, 2020 –

AF646: leaves Paris-Charles de Gaulle at 13:10, arrives in Quito at 19:20.
AF641: leaves Quito at 21:20, arrives at Paris-Charles de Gaulle at 14:20 the following day.
Flights operated on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays by Boeing 787.

This new destination is in addition to KLM’s daily flight between Amsterdam-Schiphol and Quito, operated by Boeing 777, for the 2019 summer season.

Quito, jewel of the Andes

Located more than 2,850 m above sea level, and built on the ruins of an Inca city, Ecuador’s capital is home to many treasures. Its historic center, the best preserved in Latin America, is the first to be included in UNESCO’s World Heritage List. From Independence Square to San Francisco Square, nothing beats getting lost in the narrow and colorful streets to discover Old Quito. Want a great view? The Panecillo peak, which stands in the middle of the city, offers a breathtaking view.

Want to go even higher? Quito, bordered by the Andes, is also the starting point for unforgettable escapades into the heart of the volcanoes, the gateway to the lush Amazonian forest and an opportunity to discover the Galapagos Islands and its protected species.

* Initially operated by Joon, Air France is resuming services to this destination as from June 26, 2019.

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