Tag: Air France

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 […]

Air France CEO Steps Down after New Strike Hits the Airline

Reading Time: 1 minute Air France KLM shares slumped on Monday after the company’s chief executive said he would resign following the rejection of a pay deal by the airline’s staff continuing their industrial action in pursuit of a 5.1% pay rise. A series of Air France strikes—13 one-day walkouts so far in recent weeks—have cost the company at least […]

Air France Strike Will Affect 75% of Its Flights

Reading Time: 1 minute A 28% of Air France’s staff is planning to strike on February 22, 2018. The French carrier stated it will operate 75% of its flights amidst the protest. Worker unions representing Air France pilots, cabin crew, and ground staff, called the strike amid demands for a 6% pay rise, which the airline has refused to […]

Air France Airbus A380 Engine Shuts Down in Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute An Air France Airbus A380, performing flight from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Los Angeles, was descending towards Los Angeles when the crew needed to shut the #2 engine down due to a low oil pressure indication. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on runway 25L. The airline confirmed the aircraft landed with the […]