Air France launches new cadet pilot training campaign

A programme open to candidates without previous flying experience and fully financed by Air France   Close to 200 cadet pilots already undergoing training   Online applications can be submitted at corporate.airfrance.com before December 15, 2019 Paris, France, 2019-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Air France is launching a new cadet pilot training campaign. Successful candidates will receive… Read the full press release

Air France equips its A320 and A321 aircraft with Safran Cabin’s latest ECOS luggage compartments

On its domestic and European network, Air France is continuing to improve its customers’ travel experience by offering them more space to store their cabin luggage as from 2020. Paris, France, 2019-Oct-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Air France is the first airline in the world to choose Safran Cabin’s latest ECOS luggage compartments to equip its A320… Read the full press release

Air France took delivery of its first Airbus A350

A major asset for reducing our environmental footprint – 25% less fuel consumed, 25% less CO2 emissions, 40% less noise emissions; A new definition of comfort in our Business, Premium Economy and Economy cabins; 28 Airbus A350s by 2025. Paris, France, 2019-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — On September 27, 2019, Air France took delivery of… Read the full press release

STAY CONNECTED WITH AIR FRANCE’S NEW DIGITAL SERVICES

“OK Google, speak to Air France…” Paris, France, 2019-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Air France is meeting the needs of its increasingly connected customers by offering them its services on different vocal assistant platforms. Wherever they are in the world, Air France customers can now check the status of their flight, consult departure and arrival… Read the full press release

Air France and Paris Aéroport collaborate to implement the use of RFID technology for baggage tracking

Paris, France, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — As from 2020, Air France will ensure baggage tracking at Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport using tags equipped with RFID chips in cooperation with Paris Aéroport. Air France is one of the very first airlines in the world to have decided, in collaboration with Paris Aéroport, to implement the… Read the full press release

Air France inaugurates completely revamped lounge at Washington-Dulles international airport

Paris, France, 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — On July 18th, 2019, Air France inaugurated its completely revamped and more spacious lounge located in the heart of Washington-Dulles international airport (USA), near the boarding gates. The new lounge welcomes Air France La Première and Business customers and Flying Blue Elite Plus members in a completely revamped,… Read the full press release

Accor Group and the Air France-KLM Group strengthen partnership

Paris, France, 2019-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — From 20th June 2019, members of the Flying Blue and Le Club AccorHotels loyalty programs will be able to enjoy Miles+Points, an innovative opportunity to earn simultaneously points & miles while traveling with both companies: – Earn Miles for your hotel stay and Points for each flight –… Read the full press release

Air France: Michelin-starred Chef Marcel Ravin to design the Creole dish for Business and Premium Economy menus

  Paris, France, 2019-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Until April 2021, Air France is for the first time entrusting Marcel Ravin, the famous chef, with the design of the Creole dish for its Business and Premium Economy menus. Marcel Ravin’s culinary creations, renewed every month, are available for customers on long-haul flights departing from Pointe-à-Pitre… Read the full press release

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