Tag: Air France

First Airbus A350 XWB Reaches Air France

Reading Time: 2 minutes Air France, the flag carrier of  France, has finally received its first widebody Airbus A350 XWB. The first A350-900 out of 28 on the Airbus order list. Configured in a three-class layout with 324 seats including 34 full-flat business, 24 premium economy and 266 economy class seats, the A350 will gradually start its operations by […]

Which Airlines Are Still Flying Iconic Airbus A380?

Reading Time: 7 minutes The Airbus A380. The superjumbo. The giant. The icon of modern aviation. Whatever you call it, it is still world’s biggest commercial aircraft ever built. It is an eye-catching flying object for those not related to aviation. It is a breathtaking experience for ordinary flyers travelling with the A380. It is a spectacular view for […]

Air France-KLM Commits for 60 Brand New Airbus A220

Reading Time: 1 minute Air France plans to supplement the fleet with 60 brand new Airbus A220 aircraft. While adding new planes, the carrier will be phasing the biggest Airbus commercial planes, A380, out of the fleet. “This aircraft demonstrates optimum operational and economic efficiency and enables us to further improve our environment footprint thanks to the A220’s low […]

Virgin Atlantic, Air France and KLM Launch Codeshare Partnership

Reading Time: 2 minutes Virgin Atlantic, Air France and KLM have announced their first codeshare agreement – creating new trans-Atlantic travel options to and from North America, and providing more opportunities to earn frequent flyer miles. The partnership makes it easier for customers to build their ideal trip across the Atlantic by combining flights operated by Air France, KLM, […]

Air France Rebrands HOP!

Reading Time: 1 minute Air France, the French flag carrier and a subsidiary of the Air France–KLM Group, has announced rebranding its HOP! brand under which regional flights connecting France to Europe are operated. From now on, HOP! becomes Air France HOP. The airline revealed that such a change is expected to help airline’s customers “link the regional flight offer […]

Why Has Air France’s Joon Airline for Millennials Failed?

Reading Time: 2 minutes A one-ear-old Joon, Air France’s subsidiary airline which target is millennials, has fallen short of parent airline’s expectations. Recently, Air France has announced about closing Joon and integrating it into Air France.  The ambitious airline is aimed at “the millennials (18 to 35 year-olds), whose lifestyles revolve around digital technology”. According to the initial concept, Joon […]

Air France Boeing 777 Reports Smoke in Crew Rest Area

Reading Time: 1 minute An Air France Boeing 777-300, performing flight from Paris Charles de Gaulle (France) to Shanghai Pudong (China) with 282 passengers and 16 crew, reported smoke in crew rest area. Aircraft was enroute when the crew decided to divert to Irkutsk reporting flight attendants had reported the smell of smoke in the crew rest area. Later the […]

ENAC And Air France Join Forces To Develop Pilot Talent

Reading Time: 1 minute ENAC, a European pilot training school, has partnered with Air France to assist in reopening the carrier’s cadet pilot programme. Suspended almost a decade prior, Air France has moved to reinstate the programme so as to meet the growth in capacity currently experienced by the airline and its affiliates, Joon and Transavia. According to Air […]

Air France Boeing 787 Experiences Air Conditioning Problem

Reading Time: 1 minute An Air France Boeing 787-900, performing flight from Paris Charles de Gaulle (France) to Bogota (Colombia), was climbing out of Paris when the crew stopped the climb. The climb was stopped due to a problem with the air conditioning and decided to return to Paris for a safe landing on Charles de Gaulle’s runway about […]

Joon Celebrates Its One Millionth Customer

Reading Time: 1 minute Joon is proud to be celebrating its one millionth customer on board since its first commercial flight on 1st December 2017. This customer, who was travelling on the flight from Rome to Paris-Charles de Gaulle, was greeted on arrival in Paris by Jean-Michel Mathieu, Joon’s CEO, together with the crew and was presented with: A […]