Air France announces commitment to eliminate 1,300 tons of single-use plastic by the end of 2019

Paris, France, 2019-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — It’s the end of the road for plastic cutlery, cups, stirrers etc. For this year’s World Environment Day, passengers on flight AF378 from Paris-Charles de Gaulle to Detroit were offered products made of bio-based materials instead of single-use plastic items usually distributed on board, in keeping with airline… Read the full press release

Air France celebrates World Africa Day with special fares and events

Paris, France, 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Air France has been connecting the African continent with Europe for more than 85 years. As part of World Africa Day on May 25, Air France is putting its African customers in the spotlight from May 23 to 25: Special fares To celebrate the occasion, from May 23… Read the full press release

Air France promotes inclusion and diversity during International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia

PARIS, France, 2019-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — On May 17, 2019, the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia is an opportunity for Air France to illustrate its commitment and the concrete actions it is taking to promote inclusion and diversity. Signing of the association l’Autre Cercle’s LGBT+ commitment charter; Raising awareness among company staff at… Read the full press release

Air France starts new service connecting Paris-Charles de Gaulle to Dallas-Fort Worth

Paris, France, 2019-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — On March 31st, 2019, Air France inaugurated a new service to Dallas-Fort Worth (USA) by Airbus A330 equipped with the new Business (36 seats), Premium Economy (21 seats) and Economy (167 seats) cabins. Throughout the summer season, up to 5 weekly flights will connect Paris-Charles de Gaulle… Read the full press release

Air France introduces new model of its “Kids” activity kit on board its long-haul flights

Paris, France, 2019-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — From April 2019, Air France will be offering a new model of its “Kids” activity kit on board its long-haul flights. This new brightly-coloured kit is offered by the crew to all children between the ages of 5 and 11. It contains all kinds of surprises for… Read the full press release

Air France starts replacing diesel engines in the conveyor belt vehicles with an electric drive made from recycled products

Paris, France, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — As a major economic player in its area of activity, Air France is aware of its responsibility and integrates sustainable development into its activities and operations. The company’s objective is to continuously improve the customer experience while reducing its environmental footprint and improving its procedures, particularly through innovation…. Read the full press release

Air France inaugurated its new beauty treatment centre in its terminal 1 lounge at New York-JFK airport

Paris, France, 2019-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — On February 6, 2019, Air France inaugurated its new beauty treatment centre in its terminal 1 lounge at New York-JFK airport, in exclusive partnership with luxury beauty and skincare specialist, la Prairie.  After revamping its dining area in December, the Air France lounge has introduced new attentions dedicated… Read the full press release

Michelin-starred chef, Anne-Sophie Pic designs new gourmet creations in Air France’s Business class cabins

Paris, France, 2019-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — From January to March 2019, the world’s most Michelin-starred female chef, Anne-Sophie Pic is signing new gourmet creations in Air France’s Business class cabins. Anne-Sophie Pic will thus design a dish on the Business class menu, renewed every fortnight and available on board long-haul flights on departure from… Read the full press release

Air France partner with FAUCHON to offer new A la Carte Menu on board

PARIS, France, 2019-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — In partnership with the prestigious French gourmet food and delicatessen company FAUCHON, Air France offers its new A la Carte Menu on board all its long-haul flights. Sébastien Monceaux, executive chef for FAUCHON, has exclusively designed menus comprising a starter, a main dish, cheese and dessert. As ambassadors… Read the full press release

Air France names Anne Rigail as CEO

PARIS, France, 2018-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Subsequent to the proposal of Benjamin Smith, CEO Air France-KLM, and the approval of the Air France-KLM Board of Directors, the Air France Board of Directors has appointed Anne Rigail as CEO of Air France, following their meeting on December 12, 2018. Previously EVP Customer at Air France,… Read the full press release

Air France welcomes Benoît Parayre as EVP Communication

Paris, France, 2018-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Benoît Parayre is joining Air France on December 3, 2018 as EVP Communication, Air France. He will be a member of the Air France Executive Committee and will report to the Air France CEO, a position currently held by Benjamin Smith, CEO of Air France-KLM, and Alexandre Boissy,… Read the full press release

Joon introduces modular seats that transform into a bed or play area for children

Paris, France, 2018-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Since November 2018, Joon has once again been innovating and now offers a new service called Cosy Joon; modular seats that transform into a bed or play area for children. In some rows of four seats on the Joon Airbus A340, two adjacent seats can now be transformed… Read the full press release

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