air france


  • Founded in 1933
  • Airport Location: France
  • Owner: Stock market - State of France - Employees
  • Number of targets: 204
  • Objectives: 36 domestic destinations and 168 international destinations in 93 countries
  • Member of an alliance: SkyTeam
  • Frequent Flyer Program : Flying Blue
  • Aircraft Types: Airbus A318-100 / A319-100 / A320-200 / A321-100 / A321-200 / A330-200 / A340-300 / A380-800 , Boeing B777-200ER / 777-300ER / 787-9
  • Average age aircraft:-
  • Number of aircraft: 225
  • Aircraft manufacturer with which the airline Air France co-operates: Airbus , Boeing


Air France, one of the world's largest airline companies, is the fourth largest cargo airline, the second largest aircraft maintenance company and the third largest passenger airline. It was founded in Tremblay-en-France in 1933 and is the national flag carrier of France. It has 183 flight points in 98 countries with 1,500 flights everyday. Each year it carries more than 50 million passengers. Approximately 90% of all flights are direct flights.

Air France is full of history, mergers and acquisitions. In 1933, Air Orient, Air Union, Société Génèrale de Transport Aérien and SCELA companies merged. Until today, the airline has partnered with many companies such as BritAir or City Jet. The airline merged with the Dutch airline company KLM in 2004 through a share exchange. International flights usually start at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and domestic flights start at Paris-Orly. Air France, together with Aeromexico, DeltaAir Lines and Korean Air, established SkyTeam in 2000. With SkyTeam, the airline's flight routes have expanded and there is now the opportunity to earn miles with partner airlines.

HOPE! and Joon Airlines is a subsidiary of Air France.

Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport, Marseille Provence Airport, Nice Côte d'Azur Airport and Toulouse-Blagnac Airport is used as a secondary hub

The airline performs seasonal flights to cities in Cracow, Minneapolis and Sofia.

The airline flew in 36 destinations on domestic routes, with major cities; Biarritz, Bordeaux, Brest, Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Montpellier, Mulhouse, Nantes, Nice, Strasbourg, Toulon and Toulouse.

The main countries that fly abroad are; Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, Nigeria, China, Russian Federation, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, Canada, Colombia, Canada, Canada, Denmark, Belgium, Cameroon and the United States.

The airline has a codeshare agreement with the following airlines.

Adria AirwaysAtlasGlobalJapan Airlines
AeroflotAustrian AirlinesJet Airways
Aerolíneas ArgentinasAzerbaijan AirlinesKenya Airways
AeroméxicoBangkok AirwaysKLM
Air Antilles ExpressBelaviaKorean Air
Air AstanaBulgaria AirLATAM Brasil
Air AustralChina Eastern AirlinesLuxair
Air BurkinaChina Southern AirlinesMiddle East Airlines
Air CorsicaCityJetMNG Airlines
Air EuropaComairMontenegro Airlines
Air MaltaCroatia AirlinesSaudia
Air MauritiusCzech AirlinesSingapore Airlines
Air SerbiaDelta Air LinesSwiss International Air Lines
Air SeychellesEtihad AirwaysTAAG Angola Airlines
Air Tahiti NuiFinnairTAROM
airBalticFlybeUkraine International Airlines
AircalinGaruda IndonesiaVietnam Airlines
Alaska AirlinesGol Transportes AéreosWestJet


Air France offers its online check-in directly on the company's website

Check-in start time
Starting from 30 hours before the flight and continues until 60 minutes prior the scheduled flight.


The Flying Blue airline's frequent flyer program, Air-France-KLM, brings numerous benefits to members and loyal customers. This includes the opportunity to benefit from numerous advantages during the flight as well as discounted fares. Membership benefits include more baggage, free use of the lounges at certain airports, and faster boarding through the Priority Check-in. In addition to flights with Air-France-KLM, Miles can also be collected via other partner airlines with regard to Flying Blue.

Four levels of membership make the program special

Many frequent flyer programs have a maximum of two to three membership categories. If you want to become a member of Flying Blue, you can choose between four levels of membership. The level Ivory is considered a basic category and can be claimed by a simple registration. The other three levels are the elite categories. The Silver status provides as a prerequisite the minimum use of 30,000 flight miles for people residing in France, and 25,000 flight miles for persons resident in other countries. Gold is 60,000 and 40,000 miles, and Platinum is 90,000 miles and 70,000 miles respectively.


Carry-on baggage

Each passenger can take a hand luggage. A laptop, a handbag or an action bag may also be on board. The dimensions of the luggage may not exceed 55 cm x 25 cm x 35 cm. The total weight for Economy Class for the hand luggage at 12 kg in the Business Class may be two hand luggage pieces, but a maximum weight of 18 kg must not be exceeded. Children can have their own hand luggage depending on the class.

Checked baggage

All non-prohibited items must be carried in the luggage, which is given at the Air France check-in counter. Since different weights and measures apply for each connection, the individual guidelines can not be discussed in detail. In principle, however, it should be noted that the weight in all booking classes is usually at a maximum of 23 kg. There is usually no charge for the first piece of luggage. A second piece of luggage is only included in the higher booking classes.

Other luggage

With regard to the special bag at Air France it can be said that sports equipment in the form of golf bags are considered as luggage and can be given free of charge within the framework of the free baggage border. This also applies to other sports equipment except surfing, kite surfing, body and longboards, windsurfing boards, bicycles and tandems. This costs up to € 100 depending on the destination. In addition, such luggage should be registered in advance.

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