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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 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...

New labour agreement for Air France flight attendants / Joon reintegrated into Air France mainline

After the salary agreement signed on 19 October by the majority of Air France labour groups, representing 76% of the votes cast in the...

Near miss between Air France Airbus A319 and a Eurocopter Cougar near Marseille-Provence Airport

The French civil aviation authorities (BEA - Bureau d'Enquêtes et d'Analyses pour la Sécurité de l'Aviation Civile) have closed and released an inquiry on a...

Anne Rigail first woman to be appointed CEO of Air France

Subsequent to the proposal of Benjamin Smith, CEO Air France-KLM, and the approval of the Air France-KLM Board of Directors, the Air France Board...

Tbilisi, new Air France destination from next Summer

For the 2019 summer season (March 31 to October 26, 2019), Air France will offer its customers Tbilisi (Georgia) on departure from Paris-Charles de...

Air France takes delivery of its seventh Boeing 787

On November 30, Air France took delivery of its fleet’s latest addition – the company’s seventh Boeing 787 to arrive at its Paris-Charles de...

Air France plans to discontinue Joon, the airline for millennials

According to French newspaper Le Figaro, Ben Smith, the new CEO of Air France-KLM wants to get rid of Joon, the airline aimed at...

Air France is presenting its partner Delta Air Lines to the French market

Delta is in the air ! Air France is presenting its partner Delta Air Lines to the French market. To launch its first advertising campaign...

Air France resumes flights to Belgrade as of next summer season

For the 2019 summer season (March 31 to October 26, 2019), Air France will offer its customers Belgrade (Serbia) on departure from Paris-Charles de...

Air France-KLM and China Eastern sign extension of their joint venture

On Monday, November 26, Air France-KLM and China Eastern Airlines signed an agreement to extend their joint venture partnership. Among those present were Liu Shaoyong,...

Air France to reduce Airbus A380 fleet

Benjamin Smith, the Canadian CEO of Air France has confirmed he will maintain Airbus A380s in Air France's fleet. From 2020, the giant aircraft...

New (bus) services to and from Lyon with Air France and HOP!

New services in partnership with Ouibus As of December 4, Ouibus will link 6 cities to the HOP! air network via Lyon-Saint Exupéry airport: Grenoble,...

Double misfortune for stranded Air France passengers: replacement aircraft also grounded in Siberia

On 11 November, 282 Air France passengers left Paris CDG on board a Boeing 777-300ER (F-GSQC) with destination Shanghai Pudong. Flight AF116, however, diverted...