Heathrow’s Sustainable Aviation Fuel Incentive Scheme Triples Use in 2023, Making Airport a Major User of Greener Jet Fuel

Increasing number of flights at Heathrow to be powered by sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) helping cut carbon emissions Team Heathrow on track to be one of world’s largest SAF users in push to get to at least 10% usage by 2030 £38m fund incentivising airlines to make the switch and power their aircraft in part… Read the full press release

KLM Group Commits to 30% CO2 Emissions Reduction by 2030 with Approval from Science Based Targets Initiative

Together with Air France-KLM and Air France, the KLM Group commits to reducing its CO2 emissions by 30% per revenue tonne kilometre (RTK) by 2030, compared to base year 2019; The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has approved that – in compliance with the Paris Agreement – the emission reduction target for 2030 adheres to the… Read the full press release

DFW International Airport Celebrates 49 Years of Service with Passenger Traffic Resuming to Near 2019 Levels

Dallas, TX, 2023-Jan-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) is celebrating the 49th anniversary of its first commercial airline service. On Jan. 13, 1974, the first airline carrying passengers landed at Dallas Fort Worth Regional Airport. This first flight, arriving from Little Rock, Ark., set in motion the growth from a… Read the full press release

Bulgaria Air expands codeshare partnership with Air France

Sofia, Bulgaria, 2022-Nov-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Bulgaria Air deepens its long-standing codeshare partnership with the French airline Air France. The national carrier of Bulgaria will delight its passengers with even more options for travel between Bulgaria and France. A new step in cooperation is the abolition of the quota principle for the carriage of… Read the full press release

Air France-KLM announces long-term purchase agreements with SAF providers Neste and DG Fuels

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2022-Oct-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Air France-KLM today (25 October 2022) announced two major, long-term purchase agreements for a total of 1.6 million tonnes of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). The agreements are binding and will apply for several years in partnership with SAF providers Neste and DG Fuels. This marks an important step… Read the full press release

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo transports Dutch Brunel Solar Team’s car to South Africa for the Sasol Solar Challenge using SAF

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2022-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Last night, Saturday 6 August, the Nuna 11s – the car that the Dutch Brunel Solar Team will drive in South Africa’s Sasol Solar Challenge – departed Schiphol Airport for Johannesburg on a Boeing 747 freighter operated by Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP), the team’s logistics… Read the full press release

Finavia welcomes the inaugural Eurowings flight between Düsseldorf and Rovaniemi

Vantaa, Finland, 2021-Dec-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The first flight from Düsseldorf was celebrated at Rovaniemi Airport on Sunday 5 December. Eurowings operates the route between Düsseldorf, Germany, and Rovaniemi every Sunday during the winter season 5.12.2021–20.3.2022. “We are very pleased that we can now offer a direct Eurowings connection from Rovaniemi to Düsseldorf… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport welcomes KLM and Air France to its new £1bn ‘super-terminal’

KLM and Air France will both operate from Terminal Two starting on Tuesday (28th September) Manchester favourites San Carlo and Pot Kettle Black will also open airport branches on Thursday (30th September) and next Monday (4th October) respectively More than a dozen airlines now operating from new-look terminal, which opened its doors in July Manchester, UK, 2021-Sep-28 —… Read the full press release

Swissport announces expanded agreement with Air France-KLM Group in Saudi Arabia

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2021-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport will be serving Air France-KLM Group in Saudi Arabia until 2025. The new contract expands the existing cooperation to all flights of all airlines of the French-Dutch airline group, including freighter services, to and from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. With the 5-year commitment of French-Dutch… Read the full press release

Air France and KLM further adjust commercial policy for flight cancellations

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2020-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Air France and KLM have decided to further adjust their commercial policy for flight cancellations. Due to the latest developments on the global Covid-19 situation and the progressive lifting of the travel restrictions, Air France and KLM are gradually and carefully restoring their networks. In case of… Read the full press release

Qantas and Air France – KLM Royal Dutch Airlines announce new frequent flyer partnership

Sydney, Australia, 2019-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas Frequent Flyers can now access reward seats, earn Qantas Points[1] and receive tier benefits across the entire Air France – KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM) network. As part of the comprehensive new partnership between the airline groups, Qantas Frequent Flyers will be able to fly to over 60… Read the full press release

Air France welcomes Michelin-starred French Chef Andrée Rosier as new Business class chef

Paris, France, 2019-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — From November 2019 to February 2020, Michelin-starred French chef Andrée Rosier and a native of the Basque country is signing the dishes on Air France’s Business class menu on departure from Paris. Over the past few days, on flights departing Paris, Air France has been entrusting the dishes… Read the full press release

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


“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