Air France continues its ‘upmarket’ moves with introduction of business class service on its domestic network and into French regions

Air France is this week extending its business class service to travellers on its domestic network and across the French regions. Launching from 04-Feb-2020, but…..

Air France debuts new look interior for the 777-300ERs that primarily serve its Caribbean and Indian Ocean network as new Paris Orly long-haul lounge comes online

In 2020, Air France is continuing its strategy to move its products and services “upmarket”. The latest move to deliver a “homogenised” product sees the…..

Hertz and Air France launch Hertz DriveU airport transfer service to offer ‘peace of mind’ to travellers

Longstanding partners Hertz International and Air France are now colaborating to offer passengers of the French flag carrier and partner airlines a new transfer service…..

Air France promises massive boost to operating profit; simplified fleet and more premium capacity out to 2024 are key to this strategy

“Simplification” was the word of the day at Air France-KLM’s investor day presentation. Simplification of fleets, simplification of operations, simplification of brands to improve efficiency…..

Air France to offset its domestic emissions and will debut bigger baggage bins on its single-aisle aircraft as it moves to meet changing traveller habits

There have been increasing calls in France, like some other European countries, for a modal shift from air to rail for domestic journeys. While, such…..

Transatlantic Turmoil? Schedule data for summer 2019 shows falling frequencies and negligible capacity growth in North Atlantic skies

After its largest seasonal rise this decade during the past winter 2018/2019, current trans-Atlantic flight schedules for summer 2019 show the first year-on-year summer declines…..

The Dutch buy a 12.7% stake in Air France-KLM: Is the government’s decision really all that ‘incomprehensible’ and ‘unexpected’?

 A week after Air France-KLM released its full year 2018 results, the Netherlands’ government moved to acquire a 12.68% stake in the Franco-Dutch airline group,…..

Le destin tragique de Joon: Millennial carrier set to be integrated back into Air France as trust rebuilds with unions

Air France has announced it will begin looking at ways to close Joon, its ill-fated hybrid carrier aimed at “young working clientele” (aka ‘millennials’) launched…..

In the clouds – the terms most commonly used to describe some of the world’s most popular airlines

All travellers have a preference of airline they would rather fly, hotel they would rather stay, even airport they would prefer to use. Even when…..

Air France-KLM follows Lufthansa down Winding Tree path for blockchain technology

Air France-KLM has followed its rival Lufthansa Group by partnering with Winding Tree to develop blockchain technology in the travel industry. The aim of this…..

Air France makes ‘upmarket’ moves as it reveals details of EUR150 million A330-200 cabin refit

Air France last week revealed its new Economy and Premium Economy cabins, highlighting its offer of a new travel experience for passengers flying on its…..