For the 42nd year running, Air France is partner and official carrier of the Cannes Film Festival, whose 75th edition is taking place from 17 to 28 May, 2022. The company is celebrating its role as partner of the biggest movie fest in the world and for the first time is showcasing its La Première offer on an exclusive terrace.
Further to the lifting of the Air Bubble Agreement in India and to the necessary governmental approval, Air France-KLM and IndiGo have implemented the extensive codeshare agreement announced in December 2021.
Air France has received its first A220-300 from Airbus. The flag-carrier has 60 aircraft of the type in production, the largest A220 order from a European carrier.
Outbound leisure travel in France increased to 74 per cent in 2020, despite restrictions severely reducing the total number of outbound trips, according to GlobalData.
Air France will deploy the A350-900 fleet on its transatlantic and Asia routes. The aircraft features a three class layout with 324 seats including 34 full-flat business, 24 premium economy and 266 economy class seats.
The Anglo-French engineering marvel and worldwide style icon, capable of crossing the Atlantic in less than three hours, was constructed jointly in Toulouse and in Filton, near Bristol.
Air France has revealed it will look to close low-cost airline Joon after it failed to catch the imagination of passengers. Originally planned as a carrier for millennial travellers, its staff and aircraft will now be reintegrated into Air France proper.
The Air France board of directors has appointed Anne Rigail as chief executive of the airline. The decision was taken during a board meeting earlier and follows the recommendation of Benjamin Smith, chief executive of Air France-KLM, and the approval of the Air France-KLM board.
Qantas and Air France customers will now have more options to travel between Europe and Australia via Asia following a renewed codeshare agreement between the two carriers.
Vietnam Airlines and Air France have announced the signing of a comprehensive strategic partnership allowing the two airlines to optimise their services between France, Europe and Vietnam and to strengthen their positions in a buoyant but highly competitive market.