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.

A revamped Air France lounge at Washington Dulles airport

A lounge that can accommodate up to 155 La Première, Business and Flying Blue Elite Plus customers; 615 sq. m.…

Twenty flights to Las Vegas by Air France, KLM and Delta for the Consumer Electronic Show 2020

The world’s largest technological innovation showcase, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), will take place from January 7 to 10, 2020…

[Video] A ballet in the sky on board an Air France flight

On July 6, 2019, Air France, in partnership with the Paris Opera, surprised its passengers on flight AF117 from Shanghai…

Air France opposed to the eco-tax proposal announced by the government

Air France's official reaction to Elisabeth Borne and François de Rugy's statements on July 9, 2019 Air France strongly disapproves…

Research team finds and salvages missing Air France Airbus A380 engine part

On 30 September 2017, an Air France Airbus A380 (F-HPJE) was operating flight AF66 between Paris CDG, France and Los…

Air France-KLM optimises long-haul fleet: future Airbus A350s for Air France and Boeing 787s to KLM

Air France and KLM pursue the optimisation of their respective long-haul fleets. The airlines will effectively swap the remaining firm…

Engine failure on Boeing 777 prompts Air France crew to immediately head back to Atlanta Airport

On 23 June, an Air France Boeing 777 (F-GZNJ) departed Atlanta Airport, United States for flight AF681 to Paris CDG,…

First Air France Airbus A350-900 rolls out of the paint shop

Air France and Airbus just revealed pictures of the airline's very first Airbus A350 coming out of the paintshop. The…

Air France committed to eliminating 210 million single-use plastic items by the end of 2019

It’s the end of the road for plastic cutlery, cups, stirrers etc. For this year’s World Environment Day, passengers on…

Exactly ten years ago, Air France flight AF447 crashed into the Atlantic

Exactly 10 years ago - on 1 June 2009 - an Air France Airbus A330-200 (F-GZCP) was lost about 3.5…

Listeria detected in sandwiches available from self-service aboard some Air France flights

Air France issued the following customer notification after an isolated instance of listeria detected in a sandwich available from self-service…

Changes at Paris-Orly: Air France welcomes its long-haul customers to new Orly 3 building

With the inauguration of the new Orly 3 building on April 18, Paris-Orly airport has been transformed into a single…

Air France pilots agree on Transavia France expansion, currently capped at forty aircraft

SNPL ALPA Air France, representing a majority of Air France pilots, has agreed to start negotiations with Air France management…

Air France launches flights to Quito

On May 23, Air France operated its first flight to Quito from Paris-Charles de Gaulle. The company is offering its…

Africa Days: Air France puts Africa in the spotlight

Air France has been connecting the African continent with Europe for more than 85 years. As part of World Africa…

Air France takes delivery of its ninth (and last) Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Air France and its two new Boeing 787s On May 18, one month after the arrival of the eighth Boeing…

Air France to reduce short-haul capacity by 15% by end-2021; 465 staff made redundant but “no forced departures”

Air France: Planned changes in the domestic sector At the Central Social and Economic Works Council (CSEC) held today, strategic…

In a “challenging” first quarter of 2019, Air France KLM Group posts a net loss of €303 million

The Air France KLM Group just published the financial results for the first quarter of 2019. Despite higher capacity (+3%),…

Air France discloses new features for the 2019-2020 winter schedule

For its next winter schedule, Air France is reinforcing its long-haul and medium-haul networks. The company will offer its customers…

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…