9 AUGUST 2021
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The French national airline has been quick to put in place its winter schedule.
The summer routes between Paris Charles de Gaulle and Seville (Spain), Las Palmas (Canary Islands, Spain), Palma de Mallorca (Balearic Islands, Spain), Tangiers (Morocco), Faro (Portugal), Djerba (Tunisia) and Krakow (Poland), will also be continued after 31 October.
Air France is continuing to adapt its network and strengthen services to ‘leisure’ destinations. After announcing the launch of flights to Zanzibar (Tanzania), Colombo (Sri Lanka) and Muscat (Oman), the airline will be operating six new routes for the 2021 winter season (October 2021 – March 2022), on departures from Paris Charles de Gaulle, Paris Orly and Pointe-à-Pitre (Guadeloupe).
From Paris Charles de Gaulle
Tenerife (Canary Islands, Spain): 2 weekly flights on Mondays and Saturdays as from 1 November, operated by Airbus A319 with 143 seats.
Rovaniemi (Lapland, Finland): Up to 2 weekly flights on Wednesdays and Saturdays, from 4 December to 5 March 2022, operated by Airbus A319 with 143 seats.
From Paris Orly
Berlin and Munich (Germany): Daily flights as from 31 October, operated by Airbus A318 with 131 seats. These services are in addition to the Air France flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle.
From Pointe-à-Pitre (Guadeloupe)
Montréal (Canada): 2 weekly flights on Tuesdays and Fridays (return from Montréal on Wednesdays and Saturdays) as from 23 November, operated by Airbus A320 with 168 seats.
New York JFK (United States): 2 weekly flights on Wednesdays and Saturdays (return from New York on Thursdays and Sundays) as from 24 November, operated by Airbus A320 with 168 seats.
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John Davidson, France
The best French news is La Compagnie, ORY-EWR, all-biz, as had been the case with OpenSkies.