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.

Anne Rigail first woman to be appointed CEO of Air France

Subsequent to the proposal of Benjamin Smith, CEO Air France-KLM, and the approval of the Air France-KLM Board of Directors, the Air France Board...

Tbilisi, new Air France destination from next Summer

For the 2019 summer season (March 31 to October 26, 2019), Air France will offer its customers Tbilisi (Georgia) on departure from Paris-Charles de...

Air France takes delivery of its seventh Boeing 787

On November 30, Air France took delivery of its fleet’s latest addition – the company’s seventh Boeing 787 to arrive at its Paris-Charles de...

Air France plans to discontinue Joon, the airline for millennials

According to French newspaper Le Figaro, Ben Smith, the new CEO of Air France-KLM wants to get rid of Joon, the airline aimed at...

Air France is presenting its partner Delta Air Lines to the French market

Delta is in the air ! Air France is presenting its partner Delta Air Lines to the French market. To launch its first advertising campaign...

Air France resumes flights to Belgrade as of next summer season

For the 2019 summer season (March 31 to October 26, 2019), Air France will offer its customers Belgrade (Serbia) on departure from Paris-Charles de...

Air France-KLM and China Eastern sign extension of their joint venture

On Monday, November 26, Air France-KLM and China Eastern Airlines signed an agreement to extend their joint venture partnership. Among those present were Liu Shaoyong,...

Air France to reduce Airbus A380 fleet

Benjamin Smith, the Canadian CEO of Air France has confirmed he will maintain Airbus A380s in Air France's fleet. From 2020, the giant aircraft...

New (bus) services to and from Lyon with Air France and HOP!

New services in partnership with Ouibus As of December 4, Ouibus will link 6 cities to the HOP! air network via Lyon-Saint Exupéry airport: Grenoble,...

Double misfortune for stranded Air France passengers: replacement aircraft also grounded in Siberia

On 11 November, 282 Air France passengers left Paris CDG on board a Boeing 777-300ER (F-GSQC) with destination Shanghai Pudong. Flight AF116, however, diverted...

Landing gear of Air France Airbus A318 fails to retract, intercepted by Rafale fighter jet for inspection

https://youtu.be/93QNTZUqyG0 On 6 November, the landing gear of an Air France Airbus A318 (F-GUGL) failed to retract after departure from Paris CDG airport. The aircraft...

Air France to increase capacity from Cork Airport by 24% 

Cork Airport, Ireland’s second busiest and best-connected airport, today welcomes Air France’s expansion plans on its Cork-Paris service. From the start of the winter season (28 October 2018),...

Agreement signed between Air France and its representative unions regarding employee compensation

Today, Air France and its representative unions CFDT, CFE-CGC/UNAC, FO/SNPNC, SPAF and UNSA aérien Air France (both ground staff and cabin crew components) signed...

Air France-KLM Group CEO Benjamin Smith also appointed as Air France CEO for a transitional period

On September 27, 2018, the Air France Board of Directors accepted Franck Terner’s resignation from his position of Air France CEO. Following Air France-KLM...

Air France launches its new in-flight Wi-Fi offer

A free "Message" pass for all customers to send text messages from their favourite apps; Two fee-paying "Surf" and "Stream" passes to access...

Air France to retrofit its fifteen Airbus A330 aircraft with new economy and premium economy cabins

At IFTM Top Resa, Air France is today presenting its new Economy and Premium Economy cabins, highlighting its offer of a new travel experience...

Massive reactions on Twitter about 7 News Adelaide movie showing Air France Airbus going around during windy conditions

According to 7 News Adelaide, passengers had a "terrifying experience" onboard a plane in the United Kingdom. "An Air France flight had to abort...

Air France launches Airbus A380 flights to Atlanta, replacing Boeing 777

Starting March 31, 2019, Air France will operate a daily flight to Atlanta (United States) by Airbus A380 on departure from Paris-Charles de Gaulle....

Air France wins an award at the World’s Best Wine Lists Awards 2018

At the World's Best Wine Lists Awards 2018 ceremony, which took place in London on 11 September 2018, the company received the Best Airline...

Discovering Dallas, a new Air France destination from Summer 2019

Up to 5 weekly flights starting March 31th for the entire 2019 summer season; Operated by Airbus A330 equipped with the latest travel cabins...