This week noticed Air France announce its plans to serve as much as 191 locations within the Summer time of 2023 as post-COVID restoration continues.

The 191 locations might be throughout 89 completely different international locations, with the service noting that the community & schedule will now be at 2019 ranges.

With out additional ado, let’s get into it…

Air France’s Lengthy-Haul Focus…

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To convey collectively a stage of briefness, beneath is a desk of the long-haul focuses that Air France is being attentive to in Summer time 2023:

Vacation spot Frequency Begin Date
Beijing 1x day by day By July 1 (Frequencies regularly to be elevated by means of the Spring).
Shanghai 1x day by day By July 1 (Frequencies regularly to be elevated by means of the Spring).
Hong Kong 1x day by day By July 1 (Frequencies regularly to be elevated by means of the Spring).
Tokyo Haneda 11x weekly Summer time 2023
Tokyo Narita 3x weekly Summer time 2023
USA 180x weekly Summer time 2023
Canada 50x weekly Summer time 2023 – Addition of CDG-Ottawa on Might 27 (5x weekly) – Resumption of CDG-Quebec Metropolis on Might 2
Dar es Salaam Tbc June 12, 2023
Zanzibar 3x weekly Summer time 2023
Nairobi 1x day by day Will turn out to be Day by day by June 2023.
Cayenne 1x weekly Might 5, 2023
Belem 1x weekly Might 5, 2023

With this all in thoughts, the variety of long-haul locations will increase to 85, with the whole weekly worldwide flights outdoors of Europe standing at nicely over 277 weekly flights.

Additionally it is key to notice on the long-haul aspect for Air France that companies to Johannesburg might be subsequent on the record of locations to obtain the brand new long-haul cabins which might be being put in on 12 Boeing 777-300ERs.

A Have a look at Brief-Haul for Summer time 2023…

Air France will operate routes to 191 destinations in the Summer 2023 program.
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Seeking to short-haul, Air France will function as much as 650 flights per day to French and European locations.

The service mentioned the next in its assertion:

“Over and above its common schedule, the airline will function 66 seasonal routes in France and Europe, taking off from Paris and regional French airports.”

“These flights will make it doable to succeed in Corsica (from Paris, Bordeaux, Caen, Rennes, Lille, Lyon, and Nantes), Greece (from Paris, Marseille, Good, and Toulouse), Algeria (from Paris, Marseille, Good, and Toulouse), Morocco (from Paris and Good), and Tunisia as nicely (from Paris, Marseille and Good).”

“In the meantime, the Air France-KLM Group’s low-cost affiliate, Transavia France, will function near 200 short- and medium-haul routes to 120 locations this summer season, together with 100 from/to Paris-Orly.”

“This may make it the highest low-cost airline working out of Paris’ airports.”


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It stays clear that France goes to be closely linked by its flagship service within the Summer time season.

this busy interval of the yr, it’s nice information for Air France from the attitude that networking and schedule are coming again to pre-pandemic ranges.

This permits the service to have a interval of full operations, the place income seize hasn’t been extra very important post-COVID.

However for now, all eyes are on Air France to see how the Summer time season goes.