Air France inaugurates its Digital Factory at its Head Office in Paris

PARIS, France, 2018-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — On November 8, 2018, Air France inaugurated its Digital Factory, located at the heart of the company’s Head Office at Paris-Charles de Gaulle. The Digital Factory is a project launched in December 2017 to accelerate innovation projects, and now has 700 sq. m. of office space with tools,… Read the full press release

Air France launches its second cadet pilot recruitment campaign open until December 19

Application process open until December 19, 2018; Online application process on corporate.airfrance.com; 3 flight training schools; One hundred pilots trained by 2020 PARIS, France, 2018-Oct-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Air France is launching its second cadet pilot recruitment campaign open until December 19. The company wishes to recruit and train around one hundred young pilots by… Read the full press release

Air France creates Air France Museum Heritage Endowment Fund to protect and promote its heritage

The company is strengthening the protection and promotion of its historical heritage by setting up the Air France Museum Heritage Endowment Fund. PARIS, France, 2018-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — An innovative legal entity launched under the 2008 Law on the Modernisation of the Economy, the Air France Museum Heritage Endowment Fund is intended to house… Read the full press release

Air France customers to exclusively test the products and services of 10 French start-ups

Air France customers will be able to exclusively test the innovative products and services of 10 French start-ups In the Air France lounge from October 1 to 12, 2018; And on frenchtech.airfrance.com from October 1 to 31, 2018. PARIS, France, 2018-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — In October 2018, to help French Tech get off… Read the full press release

Benjamin Smith appointed Air France CEO for a transitional period

PARIS, France, 2018-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — On September 27, 2018, the Air France Board of Directors accepted Franck Terner’s resignation from his position of Air France CEO. Following Air France-KLM Board of Directors favorable vote, Benjamin Smith was appointed as Air France CEO for a transitional period ending no later than December 31, 2018…. Read the full press release

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) to provide baggage handling services for Air France at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has won a three-year contract to provide baggage handling services for Air France at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport. PARIS, FRANCE, 2018-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The agreement covers the biggest part of the baggage flow process at the airline’s Terminal 2 hub and will see the WFS ground handling team processing tens of millions… Read the full press release

Air France to start 5 weekly flights from Paris-Charles de Gaulle to Dallas-Fort Worth for the 2019 summer season

Up to 5 weekly flights starting March 31th for the entire 2019 summer season; Operated by Airbus A330 equipped with the latest travel cabins and a capacity of 224 seats; Air France’s 13th destination in the US. PARIS, France, 2018-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting March 31th, 2019, Air France will fly from Paris-Charles de Gaulle to… Read the full press release

Air France to launch its Paris-CDG – Quito (Ecuador) route on May 14th next year

PARIS, France, 2018-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting May 14th next year, the Air France network is expanding thanks to Joon, with the launch of its Paris-CDG – Quito (Ecuador) route. Customers will be able to travel between the two capitals by Airbus A340 in the comfort of the new long-haul travel cabins, with 30… Read the full press release

Air France presents entire brand new Business lounge at Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport

Roissy, 2018-Jul-13 — /Travel PR News/ — After having revealed the first part last January and having already welcomed more than 200,000 customers, Air France today (10 July 2018) presents its entire brand new Business lounge located in Hall L of Terminal 2E at Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport. With a total surface area of 3,200 sq…. Read the full press release

Air France launches a new website dedicated for running enthusiasts

airfrancerunning.com, a website federating an international community of runners, synchronized with their running apps;  Several different challenges offered to try to win “flight + bib” packages to fly off and take part in all the main international races;  Access to a community of enthusiastic runners to train and compare sporting performances. PARIS, France, 2018-Jun-02 —… Read the full press release

Air France and HOP! offer customers pre-paid travel coupons at a guaranteed, fixed price ahead of their travel date

Pre-paid flight coupons at a guaranteed, fixed price; A personalized Pass for each customer; Plan ahead and manage your travel budget; Save money; Simpler and more practical. PARIS, France, 2018-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting today (May 30th, 2018), Air France and HOP! customers travelling on a regular basis around France and Europe can plan… Read the full press release

Air France reopens completely redesigned and much larger Business class lounge at Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Terminal 2

Air France reopens completely redesigned and much larger Business class lounge at Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Terminal 2   PARIS, France, 2018-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Air France will reopen a completely redesigned, much larger and totally renovated Business class lounge. With an open kitchen, private saunas and a detox bar, the company has created a… Read the full press release

Worldwide Flight Services awarded five new cargo handling contracts in France

PARIS, 2017-Nov-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has been awarded five new cargo handling contracts by passenger and freighter airlines in France. Four of the contracts cover Paris CDG as well as handling at WFS’ other 11 cargo stations across France. Vietnam Airlines has renewed its cargo handling agreement with WFS,… Read the full press release

Air France starts two weekly flights to Malé, the Maldives

PARIS, France, 2017-Nov-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Since 1st November 2017, Air France has started operating two weekly flights to Malé, capital of the Maldives, on departure from Paris-Charles de Gaulle. These flights are operated by Boeing 777-200, equipped with the latest Air France travel cabins, with a capacity of 312 seats including 28 in Business,… Read the full press release

Air France launches new app Air France Play that offers a wide choice of newspapers and magazines, videos and music

PARIS, FRANCE, 2017-Oct-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Air France is renewing its digital offer by launching Air France Play, a free smartphone and tablet app available on the App Store and Google Play. This new app offers a wide choice of newspapers and magazines, videos and music. PRESS, VIDEO AND MUSIC ON A SINGLE APP … Read the full press release

Air France launches non-stop service between Paris and Seattle starting March 2018

PARIS, France, 2017-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting 25 March 2018, Air France will offer its customers a non-stop service between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Seattle (Washington, USA). Up to five weekly flights will connect the two cities by Boeing 777-200 equipped with the latest long-haul travel cabins in Business, Premium Economy and Economy, with… Read the full press release

Air France names Olivier Dulat EVP Flight Operations

PARIS, France, 2017-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — As of November 1, Olivier Dulat is appointed EVP Flight Operations and member of the Air France Executive Committee. He takes over from Gilles Laurent, who is resuming his duties as Flight Captain on Airbus A320. Olivier Dulat, 47, is Flight Captain on Airbus A320. He graduated from… Read the full press release

Air France offers finest premium teas from the famous Palais des Thés tea company on board Business class

PARIS, France, 2017-Aug-08 — /Travel PR News/ — To continue to surprise its customers while affirming its role as ambassador of fine French dining in the sky, Air France has constantly crafted its culinary tradition around two key principles – excellence and simplicity. To offer customers the best possible in-flight experience and optimum pleasure, since… Read the full press release

Air France trials immersive entertainment system with virtual reality headsets for 3D and 2D films

PARIS, France, 2017-Aug-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Since 1st August 2017, Air France has been testing an immersive entertainment system with virtual reality headsets allowing customers to enjoy 3D and 2D films or series in their own private movie theatre in isolation from the rest of the cabin. In an aim to surprise its… Read the full press release

Air France creates its own French and 100% natural chewing gum “La gomme à mâcher”

PARIS, France, 2017-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — As all travellers know, take-off and landing can sometimes cause pain in the ears. The cabin pressure varies and can block passengers’ ears. The chewing action is enough to balance this internal ear pressure and make the travel experience more enjoyable. The caring attitude is at the… Read the full press release

Jet Airways, Air France, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, and Delta Air Lines expand codeshare agreement

 Codeshares on key sectors Mumbai-Paris, Chennai-Paris, Bengaluru-Amsterdam, and Mumbai-London, to offer greater choice and connectivity 12 new European destinations take number of codeshare destinations in European to 43 via Amsterdam and 27 via Paris as well as 34 in North America Mumbai, 2017-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways, India’s full-service premier international airline,… Read the full press release

Air France Becomes Official Partner of A.S.O’s Sporting and Themed Events in France

PARIS, France, 2017-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — On 11 April 2017, Air France and Amaury Sport Organisation (A.S.O.) signed a three-year partnership. In this way, until 2019, Air France becomes an Official Partner of a series of sporting and themed events organized by A.S.O. in France in the field of running: the Fitbit Paris Semi-marathon,… Read the full press release

Jet Airways launches two new flights directly connecting Chennai with Paris and Bengaluru with Amsterdam

Offers enhanced connectivity to Europe and North America with its codeshare partners Air France, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Delta Air Lines MUMBAI, India, 2017-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, is proud to announce the launch of two new flights directly connecting Chennai with Paris and Bengaluru with Amsterdam. The… Read the full press release

Air France to increase frequency of flights between European and North-African destinations this Spring

France, 2017-Apr-09 — /Travel PR News/ — To meet increased demand over the spring break school holidays and the end of the school year, Air France plans to increase the frequency of its medium-haul flights to and from several European and North-African destinations. In total, between April and June, the Company will operate 138 additional flights…. Read the full press release

Air France awarded first prize for Customer Relations at the 13th edition of the Customer Relations BearingPoint – Kantar TNS awards

PARIS, France, 2017-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — On 1st March 2017, Air France was awarded first prize for Customer Relations* in the Transport sector for the second year running. This 13th edition of the Customer Relations BearingPoint – Kantar TNS awards took place at the French Ministry of Economy and Finance, in the presence of… Read the full press release

Air France launches brand new comfort kit inspired by a “Toi & Moi” design for Business travellers

PARIS, 2017-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Over the next 6 months, Business customers travelling on board Air France long-haul flights will discover a brand new comfort kit. This new model is available in four colours – blue, grey, orange and turquoise. Inspired by a “Toi & Moi” design, the Business kit features two suede pockets… Read the full press release

Air France in partnership with Carita launch brand new comfort kits for La Première customers

PARIS, 2017-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Since February, Air France’s La Première customers have been enjoying brand new comfort kits. In partnership with Carita, on board its long-haul flights the company offers all the essentials for an instant beauty-enhancing effect. The La Première kit will then become a useful item in our customers’ daily lives,… Read the full press release

Air France reveals non-stop flight schedules beginning July 24, 2017

Paris, 2017-Feb-03 — /Travel PR News/ — To meet high demand during the summer, Air France will serve Athens, Stockholm and Ibiza with non-stop flights on departure from Marseille as from 24 July 2017. In this way, the Company’s customers will benefit from three new summer routes served up to 4 times weekly. These flights… Read the full press release

Air France and Atlasglobal announce code-share agreement on Paris-Charles de Gaulle-Istanbul service with flight schedules

PARIS, 2017-Feb-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Air France and Atlasglobal have announced the signature of a code-share agreement on the Paris-Charles de Gaulle – Istanbul service. Since 30 January 2017, customers of both airlines benefit from three daily flights connecting the two cities by Airbus A319 and A320 operated by Air France and by… Read the full press release

Air France announces summer 2017 schedule

PARIS, 2017-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — As from 18 July 2017, Air France customers will be able to travel to Agadir (Morocco) and Palma de Mallorca (Spain) on departure from Paris-Charles de Gaulle with 3 weekly flights operated on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. The flights will be operated by Airbus A319 and A320s. From 22… Read the full press release