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Air France continues to invest in electric ramp equipment

As part of its sustainable development policy, Air France has set itself the aim of halving its CO2 emissions per passenger km by 2030. To achieve this, the airline is doing all it can to reduce its carbon footprint at every stage of its value chain, both on the ground and on board. For several years, Air France has been committed to using electric ramp equipment, and on 3 September 2020, teste...

Air France to serve close to 150 destinations this summer

As air traffic picks up, Air France is gradually reinforcing its flight schedule for summer 2020.By the end of June, the flight schedule will represent 20% of the capacity usually deployed over this period. Subject to the lifting of travel restrictions, the gradual increase in the number of frequencies and destinations will continue, reaching 35% of the flight schedule initially planned in Ju...

Air France: temperature checks on departure and compulsory wearing of a mask

As from 11 May 2020 and to ensure the highest level of health and safety, Air France will progressively implement temperature checks on departure from all its flights. These systematic checks will be carried out with contactless infrared thermometers. A body temperature below 38°C will be required to travel. Customers whose temperature is higher than this may be denied boarding and their re...

The 350th A350 delivered to Air France

In a nod to the history of the French aviation industry, the 350th Airbus A350 will fly in the Air France colours. The aircraft left the aircraft manufacturer’s assembly line in Toulouse and will shortly begin flying to Bamako and Abidjan. In returning to its tradition of naming its aircraft, Air France has called it Nice, in tribute to the iconic city on the French Riviera and g...

World leading partnership - Air France, KLM, Delta & Virgin Atlantic

New partnership provides customers with more convenient flight schedules and a shared goal of ensuring a smooth and consistent travel experience, whichever airline people fly.  The partnership also provides the flexibility to book flights on any of the four carriers through their respective mobile apps, websites, or via travel agents. Customers will enjoy award-winning service, top-tier premi...

Air France style flies to the Caribbean and the Indian Ocean

In 2020, Air France continues its upmarket strategy and unveils the new travel cabins of its Boeing 777-300 mainly serving the Caribbean and Indian Ocean region. On board, Air France joined forces with Brandimage to completely rethink the harmonies of the three cabins. They have in common to assert the style of the Air France brand while retaining their own personality. Extreme comfort, mo...

60 Airbus A220s order for Air France-KLM

Air France–KLM Group has firmed up an order for 60 Airbus A220-300 aircraft to modernise its single-aisle fleet. The aircraft are intended to be operated by Air France.  “We are glad to see that Air France is endorsing the A220 as a great step towards fleet optimisation for large network carriers. The largest Airbus A220 order from a European carrier to date speaks volumes on A...

Accelerated fleet renewal with 10 additional Airbus A350-900s for Air France

The Air France and Air France-KLM Boards of Directors have reached a decision concerning the replacement of Air France’s Airbus A380s and approved an order of 10 Airbus A350-900s. With this decision, Air France-KLM is pursuing its fleet rationalization and simplification strategy. KLM is already well on its way to simplifying its long-haul fleet which will ultimately consist of onl...