Air France is preparing for a busy summer of 2022, with around 200 destinations on the network

Air France prepares for a busy summer, as he prepares to serve more 196 destinations on its network – operating at 90% of 2019 capacity.

Long-haul network

Demand appears to be strong for Air France’s services, with supply being increased beyond what was on offer in the summer of 2019 for North America, Africa, Caribbean and Indian Ocean.

United States

Air France continues to increase its capacity to and from the United States. This summer, it will operate nearly 200 weekly flights to 14 destinations,

the Paris-Orly for New York-JFK road reopened March 27andin addition to the service of Paris-Charles de Gaulle. In total, Air France will operate up to 7 daily flights between the two cities this summer.

There will be capacity building this summer, Air France and Delta will also launch a “shuttle” service between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and New York-JFKwith a total of 8 daily flights (6 Air France flights and 2 Delta flights). From the beginning of June, there will be regular departures every one to two hours during the day from Paris Charles-de-Gaulle and an almost hourly service from the end of the afternoon for departures from New York -JFK.

Here is the list of scheduled departures

  • Departures from Paris Charles-de-Gaulle at 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m.
  • Departures from New York-JFK at 4:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 9:00 p.m., 10:00 p.m., 11:00 p.m., 11:55 p.m.

Air France has also resumed its services between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Dallas (Texas) with up to 5 weekly flights. Finally, the 4and In May 2022, the airline will launch a seasonal service between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Denver (Colorado) for the second consecutive year, offering 3 weekly flights.

Canada

Air France is also strengthening its service to Canada, with a 25% increase in capacity this summer compared to pre-crisis levels.

The airline will launch a non-stop service between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Quebec the 17thand May 2022.

Africa

In Africa, Air France will add frequencies to many destinations. There will be two daily flights from Paris-Charles de Gaulle in Abidjan (Ivory Coast) and seasonal services to Zanzibar (Tanzania) and Banjul (Gambia) will be extended over the summer season.

Asia

If there is a weak point in the network, it is Asia that seems to be, the airline maintaining the network, while operating at reduced frequencies.

India is the bright spot in this region – as the country has reopened to international flights. Additional frequencies will be added to the schedule of flights to India (Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Chennai).

Short and medium-haul

Air France Airbus A320 at Manchester Airport
Air France Airbus A320 at Manchester Airport – Image, Economy Class and Beyond

The short-haul network will once again focus on leisure, as well as its core network of European cities.

23 lines will be launched from Paris-Charles de Gaulle for the summer, including 3 new destinations:

  • Zante (Greece), with 2 weekly flights from July 9and
  • Tiransa (Albania)with 2 weekly flights from July 9and
  • Tenerife (Spain)in the extension of the winter season.

Orly will offer additional capacity with scheduled services at

  • Alger (Algeria – 3 daily flights, subject to the country’s reopening conditions)
  • Tunisia (Tunisia – 1 daily flight from May 29and), in addition to services from Paris-Charles de Gaulle.

There will also be additional frequencies to Ibiza, Palma de Mallorca (Spain) and Bari (Italy).

In the regions, 47 seasonal summer services will also be offered on the domestic network from French regions, including:

  • Marseilles: Amsterdam, Athens, Catania, Corfu, Heraklion, Santorini, Tunis
  • Biarritz: Geneva
  • Lyons: Bologna
  • Nantes: Amsterdam
  • Pleasant: Athens, Heraklion, London, Tunis
  • reindeer: Amsterdam
  • Toulouse: Athens

Transavia will operate on the domestic network from Paris-Orly to Brest, Biarritz, Montpellier, Perpignan, Pau and Toulon.

A busy time

It’s going to be busy as Air France prepares for a busy summer period. However, as usual, planned operations are subject to government approval in certain cases and what public health measures are in place (and how they limit people in the country)

Air France has a tool to allow you to check the entry conditions and the documents required on arrival at your destination. For more information, visit www.airfrance.traveldoc.aero.


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