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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-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...

To avoid a flight cancellation, Air France flight departs, leaving fifty passengers stranded at Pointe-à-Pitre

On 3 September, the captain of Air France flight AF793 from Pointe-à-Pitre to Paris Orly decided to take-off before the end of the embarkation....

Air France unions promise a “significant hardening of the conflict”

In a joint statement, the inter-trade union committee - the nine unions representing crew and staff at Air France - regret that after nearly...

More than 120 Air France and TUIfly Belgium passengers blocked in their plane after terror threat at Toulon airport

A security measure disrupted the operations of the international airport: the service was interrupted Thursday for more than two hours until 21:30 A man arrested...

Unions at Air France strongly against the appointment of a Canadian at the helm of the Air France-KLM Group

On Thursday, nine Air France unions opposed the likely designation of Canadian Benjamin Smith at the helm of Air France-KLM; they find it "inconceivable"...

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...