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.

Three Skytrax awards for La Première by Air France

On Tuesday 17 July in London, Skytrax rewarded Air France, notably for the quality of its La Première service. Air France obtained top position...

From Paris to Bari: a new route by Air France

Air France is today adding a new destination to its network – Bari (Italy). From 18 July to 2 September 2018, Air France will...

Air France brings back home the winners of the FIFA World Cup [Pictures]

THANK YOU FOR THE STARS On their return from Moscow yesterday afternoon on board flight AF 4001 (a Boeing 777-200ER registered F-GSPK that took off from...

Air France, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, China Southern Airlines and Xiamen Airlines now form a single joint venture

The four airlines are merging their two existing agreements to create a single joint venture; A simplified and streamlined trip for 1,250,000 passengers...

Air France opens new business lounge at Paris CDG

After having revealed the first part last January and having already welcomed more than 200,000 customers, Air France today presents its entire brand new...

Do you remember? Air France Flight 296 (F-GFKC) Airbus A320-111 crashed into a forest while performing a low pass over Mulhouse-Habsheim Airport, France

30 years ago today. Air France Flight 296 was a chartered flight of a new Airbus A320-111 operated by Air France. On June 26,...

Air France Management presents concrete and immediate measures for all staff in the long-standing dispute

Anne-Marie Couderc, non-executive Chairperson of Air France and Air France-KLM, and Franck Terner, CEO of Air France, this morning presented concrete measures to the...

Pulkovo Airport and Air France celebrate 50th anniversary of St. Petersburg-Paris route

Pulkovo St. Petersburg airport and Air France marked 50 years since the launch of the airline’s scheduled service on St. Petersburg (then Leningrad) —...

Air France statement on unions call for further strike actions on 23, 24, 25 and 26 June

Since 15 May, Anne-Marie Couderc, Chairman of Air France and Air France-KLM, has met all the representatives of the Air France trade unions in...

Planning your trip is just a voice command away with Air France and Amazon Alexa

As from 13 June, Air France will begin with intelligent voice recognition with Alexa, the virtual voice assistant developed by Amazon, and will be...

“Big fright for Air France passengers in Libreville”

Last Saturday (2 June), Air Belgium, flying for Air France, had unfortunately to cancel a flight from Libreville to Paris CDG after a...

Air France celebrates its inaugural flight to Cork

Air France and Cork Airport celebrated the launch of a new daily service between Cork and Paris, with the inaugural flight landing at 15:50...

Air France signs agreements with pilot union on flight safety management and Boeing 787 instructors

Air France Management and the representative pilot union, SNPL, have today signed several agreements: Two agreements to improve Air France’s flight safety management system,...

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...