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Air France takes travellers to the movies

Air France is spotlighting the Cannes Film Festival in its in-flight entertainment programme. During May, a selection of past winners from the Festival will be available to watch on board in the “Movies” section.

Air France takes delivery of 54th Boeing 777

On Friday April 10th, Air France took delivery of its 54th Boeing 777, registration F-GZND. This aircraft is the 777th Boeing 777 produced by the manufacturer Boeing at its workshops in Everett, near Seattle.

Air France tests out ‘smartboarding’ system

Starting on Tuesday, 17 March and up to the end of 2009, Air France will be asking those Flying Blue customers who travel most frequently from Paris to Amsterdam to test the new automated boarding system, smartboarding.

Air France KLM expand paperless boarding service

Starting today, Air France and KLM are extending their electronic boarding pass service. The airlines have now introduced the service on most of the European and French domestic destinations.

Air France welcomes first Boeing 777 freighter

Air France has welcomed the arrival of its first Boeing 777 freighter, registered under F-GUOC. Air France has ordered five of these aircraft to replace its 747 freighters.

Air France reveals new logo

Over the past few years, Air France has been committed to bringing its brand image up to date and this week, Air France unveils an important new stage, its revamped logo.

Air France signs equal opportunities charter

Air France has signed a charter of voluntary commitments, in the presence of the Secretary of State for French Overseas Territories, and the Inter-ministerial Delegate for Equal Opportunities for overseas French citizens.

Air France KLM rewarded for sustainable developments

On 27 January 2009, the French Institute of Chartered Accountants rewarded Air France-KLM for the best sustainable development report. Every year, this honour is awarded for the quality of environmental and social information provided by a Company, demonstrating a high level of involvement by stakeholders and a large number of sustainable development indicators.

Air France KLM awarded Best Short Haul Travel Provider

On Monday 19 January, Air France KLM was announced winner of the Best Short-Haul Travel Provider category at the Business Travel World Awards 2009.

Air France announces a simplified organization

To cope with the crisis marked by shrinking demand and therefore a slowdown in activity, Air France intends to protect its economic stability and company jobs. Cost-control has therefore become ever more vital in the current period, and simplifying the Company’s organization is one such way both to achieve this and to increase its efficiency and responsiveness to the crisis.

Air France reinforces co-operation with Alitalia

Air France reinforces co-operation with Alitalia

Air France-KLM and Alitalia have reached an agreement to strengthen their partnership cemented by Air France-KLM taking a minority stake in Alitalia. This agreement will give Air France-KLM greater access to the Italian market thanks to Alitalia which, following its acquisition of Air One, has reinforced its position on the domestic market.

Chocolates and champagne for travellers with Air France

Chocolates, always a hit with everyone, are a must during the festive season; Air France will be offering over 200,000 chocolates to its passengers during the festive period, with over 100,000 chocolates offered on the short-haul network alone.

Air France adds a fourth daily flight between Paris and Montreal

Air France adds a fourth daily flight between Paris and Montreal

Air France announced that it is moving forward with its plan to further develop the Canadian market, with the addition of a fourth departure from Montreal to Paris Charles de Gaulle effective the summer of 2009.

Bern becomes Air France’s fourth destination in Switzerland

Starting on 19 January 2009, Air France will be expanding services to Switzerland by offering a new destination, Bern, with 2 daily flights from Monday to Friday and 1 flight on Saturday and Sunday.

Air France decorates aircraft in 1946 livery

Air France decorates aircraft in 1946 livery

To mark its 75th anniversary, Air France has repainted one of its Airbus A320s in the same livery as back in 1946. Ambassador of the Company’s 75th anniversary, this plane, the F-GFKJ, will join the medium-haul fleet for the next two years. The aircraft has been baptised “Pays de Roissy”, as a reference to the association aiming to expand the economic develop of 110 communes situated around Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport.