Air France is launching a new premium cabin in autumn. The Premium Voyageur will be deployed initially on services from Paris to New York, Tokyo and Osaka, then rolled out across its entire long-haul network of Airbus A340 and Beoing 777.
Air France and KLM are extending their electronic boarding pass service. The airlines have now introduced the service on most of the European and French domestic destinations.
Air France has announced a new and improved version of its Widget, developed in collaboration with Lonely Planet and Trip-Advisor.
Breaking Travel News interviews Christine Ourmieres, General Manager UK & Ireland for Air France. The French carrier will launch a new daily flight to Los Angeles. It is also launching other new routes with its partners. The interview was conducted at the Business Travel Show, Earls Court, London. http://www.breakingtravelnews.com
Italian newspapers reported that eight weeks of exclusive talks between Air France-KLM and Alitalia for the sale of the ailing Italian airline will start Wednesday.
Air France has become one of the first airlines to introduce mobile phone services on international flights. The development will also allow passengers to use their laptops to send e-mails.
Air France has chosen Tokyo to unveil its new lounge concept, designed by the talented Noé Duchaufour Lawrance / Desgrippes-Gobé.
Travellers on the TGV, the world’sfastest train, who wish to connect with Air France flights, will nowbenefit from e-ticketing, thanks to an agreement between SNCF FrenchRailway, and SITA, a leading provider of e-commerce solutions to the airtransport industry.
Air France will take delivery in early 2007 of the first Airbus aircraft fitted with the OnAir GSM equipment enabling the use of mobile phones on board.
Air France flight AF 345 of 21 November 2002 between Montreal and Paris took place normally.
Pursuing its expansion plan in the e-commerce world, Air France has signed a global sales agreement with lastminute.com, the online provider of travel and entertainment solutions. The agreement will give lastminute.com`s customers access to all Air France leisure fares across all destinations and in eight of the different countries where lastminute.com has operations (in the UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands, Sweden and South Africa).