Founded in the early 1940s, Air France is the French flag carrier with headquarters in Tremblay-en-France. For seven decades, it served as France’s primary national flag carrier and was also amongst the leading European airlines.
The IATA code of Air France is AF.
It offers excellent hospitality and warmth along with exceptional connectivity and unmatched services. Air France carried 43.3 million passengers between April 2001 and March 2002 and was one of the largest airline in the world in terms of operating revenue. In the early 20th century, Air France made it to the headlines by conquering the skies as Amelia Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo.
Where does Air France fly to?
Air France connects to over 32 destinations across six continents. In the year 2013, it covered over 164 destinations in 93 countries other than France, and in France it covered over 35 destinations. Moreover, the main international routes that Air France covers are New York to Frankfurt, New York to Madrid, New York to Barcelona, Chicago to Paris, Atlanta to Frankfurt and Los Angeles to Papeete.
Frequent flyers programme
The frequent flyer program of Air France is called the ‘Flying Blue’, wherein the members earn points based on miles they travel. The awarded members enjoy an array of services like redemption for discounts, upgrades and even free tickets. The membership into this program is free of cost. Join in and avail the benefits offered by ‘Flying Blue’.
Code-share partner airlines
Air France is a subsidiary of the Air France-KLM Group and a founding member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance. In addition to its subsidiaries with CityJet and HOP it code share with almost dozen of airlines like Air Serbia, Air Tahiti Nui, AirBaltic, Air Berlin, Air Corsica, Air Madagascar, Rossiya, Royal Air Maroc, Saudia, Swiss International Airlines, TAAG Angola Airlines, Air Mauritius, Air Seychelles, Aircalin, Alaska Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Azerbaijan Airlines, Bangkok Airways, Bulgaria Air, Chalair Aviation, Croatia Airlines, Finnair, Flybe, Georgian Airways, Gol Transportes Aéreos, Cyprus Airways, Estonian Air, Etihad Airways, Japan Airlines, Jet Airways, Luxair, Malaysia AirlinesMiddle East Airlines, Qatar Airways, Ukraine International Airlines and WestJet.
Air France offers a very simple and flexible baggage policy. It depends on the distance you are travelling and class you are travelling. If you are travelling to the US, Canada and across Europe then you are not allowed to exceed 23 kg. With more than 23 kg, you are subject to charge more.
What to do before leaving for the airport?
Air France offers a very flexible check-in process convenient for your journey. The web check-in process can be done. Simply enter your PNR number, flight details and destination in the web check-in column and you are good to go.