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Air France to Open 2 New Destinations from Paris-Charles de Gaulle

After a summer marked by strong demand for travel, particularly long-haul, Air France is continuing the reopening and expansion of its global network. During the 2023-2024 winter season (November 2023 – March 2024), the company will serve 2 new destinations from Paris-Charles de Gaulle and a total of 167 destinations including 84 on long-haul and 83 on short and medium-haul. It will return to a level of activity close to winter 2019, at 98% of 2019 capacity in seat kilometers offered on long-haul.

Long-haul: New Destinations from Paris-Charles de Gaulle, 60% Increase in Capacities to Asia

Winter 2023-2024 will be marked by a 20% increase in capacity in North America compared to 2019. Over the period, Air France will operate up to 212 weekly flights to 20 destinations in the United States and Canada. and Mexico. As of October 30, 2023, Air France will add Raleigh Durham (North Carolina) to its network, with 3 flights per week operated by Boeing 787-9. Raleigh Durham will be Air France’s 14th destination in the United States this winter. At the same time, the company will extend its service to Ottawa (Canada), inaugurated last June and operated by Boeing 787-9, into the winter. Services to Dallas, Vancouver, Boston and Montreal will be reinforced, with additional frequencies or the use of higher-capacity devices. Finally, in a nod to Air France’s 90th anniversary, the company will renumber its flights between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and New York JFK from October 29, 2023. In this context, flights AF015 and AF022 will become AF001 and AF002, legendary flight numbers reserved for Concorde until 2003.

Further south, Air France will strengthen its offer to Central and South America with the transition to daily flights between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and San José (Costa Rica), operated by Airbus A350-900. Service to Bogota (Colombia) will also be provided by Airbus A350-900, allowing an increase in the capacities offered on this route. In the Caribbean zone, Air France will inaugurate a new connection between Pointe-à-Pitre (Guadeloupe) and Saint-Martin on December 1, 2023, operated once a week by Airbus A320 This new connection will bring to 7 the number of destinations served by the company’s Caribbean Regional Network (Belém (Brazil), Cayenne, Pointe-à-Pitre, Fort-de-France, Saint-Martin, Miami and Montreal).

Air France will also continue to increase its offer to/from Asia. Driven by China and Japan, capacities in this area will increase by 60% compared to winter 2022-2023. They will nevertheless remain lower than 2019 levels. This winter, the company will maintain its daily service to Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong, and will offer a second flight to Tokyo Haneda. Up to 16 flights per week will be offered this winter to the two Tokyo airports. Finally, service to Bangkok (Thailand) will return to a daily rhythm this winter, and up to 10 flights per week during peak periods, in January and February 2024.

From October 29, 2023, Air France will offer a new route to Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates). The pearl of the Emirates will be served daily by Airbus A350-900, in cooperation with Etihad Airways. Dubai will be served 14 times a week by Boeing 777. 

In Africa, service to Nairobi (Kenya) is now daily, and the connection to Dar Es Salam (Tanzania), inaugurated in June 2023 and provided as a continuation of Zanzibar (Tanzania), will be extended over the winter season.

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