Air France launches new route to Montevideo, South America

19th Apr 2013
Air France launches new route to Montevideo, South America

Air France is continuing to expand its long-haul international network, the largest in the world on departure from Europe, with a new destination in South America: Montevideo. Starting today, the capital city of Uruguay will be served by five weekly flights, as an extension of the flight to Buenos Aires in Argentina.

Flight schedules (local time): For the summer 2013 season, flights to Montevideo will operate on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays on departure from Paris-Charles de Gaulle:
-Leaves Paris-CDG at 11:20pm; arrives in Buenos Aires at 8:05am the following day
-Leaves Buenos Aires at 9:45am; arrives in Montevideo at 10:40am*
-Leaves Montevideo at 2pm; arrives in Buenos Aires at 3pm**
-Leaves Buenos Aires at 5pm, arrives in Paris-Charles de Gaulle at 11am the following day

Latin America: increased Air France presence
Leader in South America, Air France-KLM operates more than 125 weekly flights and this summer is serving 16 destinations in South America and the Caribbean: Caracas, Bogota, Quito, Guayaquil, Lima, Panama City, Paramaribo, Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Cayenne, Santiago, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires and Montevideo. The airline is continuing its development in this expanding region with a 3.4% increase in capacity.

The best of Air France for its South American customers
Air France’s customers travelling to and from Uruguay will also be able to enjoy its latest- generation cabins: the airline serves Montevideo by a Boeing 777-200 equipped in Business class with the latest “full sleep” seat, one of the most spacious and most comfortable seat beds on the market.



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