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Air France Plans to Increase Latin American Capacity

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air France will increase its weekly capacity to 5 destinations in Latin America starting in September. It will add 40% to the number of weekly operations and seats available from Paris with flights to Buenos Aires, Lima, Panama City, Santiago de Chile and São Paulo. Steven van Wijk, Commercial Director of the Air France-KLM Group […]

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Air France-KLM Will Raise $2.4 Billion From Selling New Shares

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air France-KLM has launched a 2.26-billion-euro ($2.41 billion) share sale to repay some French state aid as it seeks shareholder backing to invest in resurgent air travel. Chief Executive Ben Smith said the widely anticipated move was part of efforts to “strengthen our financial autonomy” and regain strategic and operational flexibility. “As the recovery continues […]

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Air France Partners With Delta For New York-Paris Shuttle Service

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air France and Delta will operate a new “shuttle” service between Paris Charles de Gaulle and New York JFK airports this summer. Using local times, these are the departures as shared by the airlines: Departures from Paris Charles-de-Gaulle at 8:30, 10:30, 11:30, 13:30, 14:30, 16:30, 18:30, 19:30. Departures from New York-JFK at 16:30, 17:30, 18:30, […]

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KLM / Air France to raise ticket prices amid rising fuel prices

Reading Time: < 1 minute KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will add a fuel surcharge on long-haul tickets due to the substantial price increase of oil effective next Friday. Sister company Air France will do the same. The price increase depends on the destination and travel class. For example, a return flight between Amsterdam and New York will increase by 30 […]

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Air France-KLM Paces an Order for 100 A320neo and 4 A350F

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air France-KLM orders 100 Airbus A320neo family aircraft – with purchase rights for an additional 60 aircraft to renew the fleets of KLM and Transavia. It has also signed a letter of intent to purchase 4 A350F with purchase rights for four additional aircraft to increase cargo capacity at Air France. The first order covers […]

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Air France Might Replace its A320s with Stretched A220s

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air France and Airbus are discussing a stretched version of the A220 to replace the French airline’s fleet of A320s. Air France recently received its first A220-300 and now is mulling the idea of a further stretched variant to replace its A320 fleet. “We have told Airbus for a long time that we would be […]

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WestJet Reinstates Calgary-Paris Non-stop Flights

Reading Time: < 1 minute WestJet has regained its position as the only airline to support a non-stop route between Calgary and Paris using its 787 Dreamliner. “We are thrilled to bring back this historic route between Calgary and Paris, reconnecting these two incredible cities and providing easy and unique travel opportunities throughout Europe for Western Canadians,” said John Weatherill, […]

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Airlines told to avoid Afghanistan airspace

Reading Time: 2 minutes Afghanistan’s aviation authority said on Monday the country’s airspace had been “released to the military” and advised airlines to avoid its air corridors, prompting major airlines to divert flights in the wake of the Taliban’s takeover of Kabul. The authority did not specify which military, given the collapse of local security forces in the face […]

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Air France Ups Its Rail Connection Services

Reading Time: < 1 minute As of June 21, 2021, Air France offers 7 additional routes under a combined „Train +Air“ program that it implements together with SNCF French Railways. The new routes will be the following: between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Aix-en-Provence TGV, Bordeaux Saint-Jean, Marseille Saint-Charles and Montpellier Saint-Roch; between Paris-Orly (via Massy TGV station) and Avignon TGV, […]

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Air France Plans Operating Capacity of 65% of 2019’s Level

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air France said that it plans to operate at 65% capacity of 2019’s level in July and August, compared to 40% in May. This summer, it will serve almost 200 destinations worldwide, including more than 110 destinations in its home country, Europe and North Africa. Air France will operate 81 seasonal routes (including 23 new […]