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 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...

Air France secures funding of €7 billion and KLM €2 to 4 billion to help overcome the crisis and prepare for the future

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In its communication of 9 April 2020, the Air France-KLM Group stated that, given the major impact of the Covid-19 crisis, which will weigh...

More than 270,000 passengers including 150,000 French nationals repatriated by the Air France group

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More than 1,800 flights operated by Air France and Transavia from 132 airports in 82 countries since 14 March 2020 More than 270,000...

Social distancing blunder at Air France? All seats occupied on a Paris-Marseilles Airbus A318

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Currently, only one flight per day is operated between Paris and Marseilles Provence. If all seats are open for reservation, isolation measures and travel...

Air France protects and pampers its grounded aircraft

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Faced with this unprecedented health crisis, Air France has significantly reduced its activity. The company is currently operating approximately 5% of its usual flight...

An Air France repatriation plane hit by gunfire in Pointe-Noire, Rep. of Congo

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The shots that hit the Air France plane were linked to a disagreement between an agent of the Directorate General for Territorial Surveillance and...

Air France-KLM Group, Air France and KLM are holding in-depth discussions with their respective governments and financial institutions

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From the start of the COVID-19 crisis, the Group has implemented adequate measures to protect its passengers and staff, as well as to preserve...

[Coronavirus] Air France-KLM plans to borrow six billion euros guaranteed by the French and Dutch governments

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In the same way as Lufthansa and the main American airlines, Air France-KLM will benefit from massive financial aid from France and The Netherlands...

[Coronavirus] 125,000 French nationals already repatriated by the Air France Group

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Since 14 March, Air France has been working closely with the French Ministry of Transport and Foreign Affairs to repatriate our French citizens and...