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.

Air France takes measures to instil confidence in air travel

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A new, simple and flexible sales policy; 1.1 billion euros in refunds for more than 2 million requests handled Travel insurance covering the...

Sustainable development: Air France continues to invest in electric ramp equipment

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As part of its sustainable development policy, Air France has set itself the aim of halving its CO2 emissions per passenger-km by 2030. To...

Air France increases its flight capacity out of Paris-Orly

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With the reopening of Paris-Orly airport at the end of June, Air France is adapting its network and progressively increasing its flight capacity. As...

Air France will serve the French Caribbean from Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Paris-Orly up to three times daily this winter

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Air France is increasing its service to the French Caribbean. Starting from 21 December 2020 and for the remainder of the winter season, the...

Air France and its staff taking action for Lebanon

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With the tragedy that has struck Lebanon in the heart of its capital, Beirut, the entire country is in a precarious situation. The explosions...

Air France assists its customers for Covid-19 tests

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Air France has set up a partnership with the laboratories Synlab and Biogroup to assist customers who need to take the COVID-19 detection test...

Boeing delivers tenth and last 787-9 to Air France

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Very early on Friday 24 July, Air France's tenth Boeing 787-9 landed at Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport to join the airline's long-haul fleet. The aircraft,...

Air France expands its in-flight catering offer

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In an effort to improve its customers’ travel experience, Air France is gradually reintroducing some of the services that it had been forced to...

Air France to serve close to 170 destinations in September and October 2020

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Air France is further reinforcing its flight schedule for summer 2020. Subject to the lifting of travel restrictions, the gradual increase in the number...

The Air France group reduces its workforce by 7,580 jobs in response to the COVID-19 crisis

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Air France and HOP! yesterday presented the staff representatives with their strategic orientations and the prospects for adapting the workforce following the COVID-19 crisis...

More than 7,500 jobs threatened at Air France by the end of 2022

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According to AFP news agency, Air France wants to axe more than 7,500 jobs by the end of 2022. After British Airways, Lufthansa, easyJet...

Air France schedules last Airbus A380 flight on 26 June. Summary of A380 operations (2009 – 2020)

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In Routes online, Jim Liu reminds of the Airbus A380 operations of Air France since their inception in late 2009 until the last flight...

Air France to serve close to 150 destinations this summer, i.e. 80% of its usual network

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As air traffic picks up, Air France is gradually reinforcing its flight schedule for summer 2020 By the end of June, the flight schedule will...

Further update Air France and KLM on commercial policy and vouchers: easier to get cash refunds

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Air France and KLM have decided to further adjust their commercial policy for flight cancellations. Due to the latest developments on the global Covid-19...

Air France immediately phases out entire Airbus A380 fleet

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Air France will immediately phase out its entire Airbus A380 fleet: "in the context of the current COVID-19 crisis and its impact on anticipated...

Air France is progressively increasing its flight schedule with 75 of its 224 aircraft

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Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 crisis, Air France has been adapting its network and flight schedule in real-time in line with travel restrictions...

COVID-19: Adaptation of Air France and KLM’s commercial policy: refunds possible for cancellations after 15 May, more attractive vouchers

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We have already published the new KLM conditions after cancelled flights in a previous article. Similar or better conditions now apply equally to Air...

Air France implements pre-departure body temperature checks

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As from 11 May 2020, Air France will progressively implement temperature checks on departure from all its flights. These systematic checks will be carried...

Bordeaux airport reopens on 11 May with two weekly flights to Paris CDG

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Air France is resuming 2 weekly flights between Paris Charles de Gaulle and Bordeaux on Monday and Friday from 11 May. Flights on Friday, May...

Air France adapts its network in response to the Coronavirus crisis

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Since the outbreak of the Coronavirus, despite a sharp fall in activity and successive border closures, Air France has continued to operate a few...