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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.

First Air France Airbus A350-900 rolls out of the final assembly line

The very first Airbus A350-900 of Air France has just rolled out of the final assembly line, Flickr member Eurospot was able to take...

Big change at Paris-Orly: official opening of the new Orly 3 building

On April 18, 2019, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe and Elisabeth Borne, Minister for Ecological Transition, in charge of Transport, officially opened the new Orly...

Air France to help in the reconstruction of Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris

With the dramatic fire that struck Notre-Dame de Paris, it is a symbol of the history of France, known around the world, which is...

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Air Mauritius suspend their joint venture operations

KLM and Air Mauritius will suspend their joint venture operations between Mauritius and Amsterdam at the start of the 2019 IATA Winter season effective...

Paris-San Francisco-Paris, two Air France flights flying the rainbow flag

Two special flights on June 28, 2019, from Paris-Charles de Gaulle to San Francisco and on June 30th, 2019 from San Francisco to...

Twenty years later, Air France re-introduces service to Dallas-Fort Worth

On March 31st, 2019, Air France inaugurated a new service to Dallas-Fort Worth (USA) by Airbus A330 equipped with the new Business (36 seats),...

Air France launches new routes to Belgrade and Tbilisi

On March 31, 2019, Air France inaugurated its service to Belgrade (Serbia) and Tbilisi (Georgia). Available throughout the summer season on departure from Paris-Charles de...

Air France all year round to Quito, Ecuador

After announcing the launch of its Paris-Charles de Gaulle - Quito route from May 14, 2019*, until the end of the summer season, Air...

Air France, KLM and Virgin Atlantic launch extensive codeshare partnership

KLM and Air France customers have access to 24 new North America routes operated by Virgin Atlantic/Delta departing the UK including connections via...

An Air France flight with a crew almost exclusively Belgian!

On 25 February, an Air France Boeing 777 departed Paris CDG airport destination Taipei. Nothing special but for the crew: 14 crew members of...

Air France distinguished for its wines and Champagnes list

At the prestigious Business Travellers' Cellars in the Sky Awards 2018 ceremony, which took place on February 18, 2019 in London, Air France was...

Air France signs agreement with its pilots

Today, Air France signed a new Pilot staff category agreement with the SNPL. This agreement remains open for signature until February 22, 2019. It is...

Air France switches to electric power for its ramp vehicles with CarWatt

As a major economic player in its area of activity, Air France is aware of its responsibility and integrates sustainable development into its activities...

An Air France Boeing 777 and an Air Mauritius Airbus A350 clip wings at Paris CDG

In the morning of 13 February, two aircraft clipped wings at Paris CDG airport. An Air France Boeing 777 (F-GSQH) collided with an Air...

Air France unveils its new La Prairie beauty treatment centre in the New York-JFK lounge

A new La Prairie beauty treatment centre reserved for Air France La Première and Business customers in the New York-JFK lounge; A more...

Air France unveils its new long-haul travel cabins available on board Airbus A330

Air France unveils its new long-haul travel cabins exclusively available on board its Airbus A330s. The company offers a new travel experience in its...

HOP! becomes … Air France HOP

Air France announces that the commercial branding on its routes operated by its regional fleet, and currently under the HOP ! brand, will now...

Chef Michel Roth designs new dishes for Air France La Première

This winter, seven new meals by Michelin-starred chef Michel Roth will fly on Air France’s La Première cabin on long-haul flights from Paris-Charles de Gaulle. Michel...

Air France to replace Joon between Paris Charles de Gaulle and Berlin Tegel

Air France will fly from Berlin to Paris again in future instead of Joon. However, the discontinuation of the Joon brand will not change anything...

Eight new Air France destinations this summer

4 new medium-haul destinations for the 2019 summer season: Heraklion (Crete, Greece), Palermo (Sicily, Italy), Olbia (Sardinia, Italy) and Split (Croatia); 4 destinations...