AirlinesAir France to add 3 long-haul destinations for imminent Winter season

Air France to add 3 long-haul destinations for imminent Winter season

Air France announced an addition of three long-haul destinations to its international network for the imminent winter season as a means to attract leisure traffic. These include, Zanzibar in Tanzania, Colombo in Sri Lanka and Muscat in Oman.

These destinations will join the SkyTeam alliance member’s schedule from October and will be served from Paris Charles de Gaulle.

On 18th October, flights to Zanzibar’s Abeid Amani Karume International will start and these will be operated twice a week via Boeing 787-9 aircraft as a Nairobi, Kenya continuation of the flight.

Muscat, Oman will be Air France’s second long-haul destination aboard 787-9s flying three times weekly starting on 31st October.

Colombo’s Bandaranaike International will be the third destination to join Air France’s network. Three weekly flights aboard Boeing 787-9s will be operated as a continuation of the service to Malé in the Maldives starting on 1st November.

In addition to the three new routes, Air France plans to increase service to Papeete, French Polynesia, five times weekly with the carrier’s CDG-Los Angeles (LAX)-PPT route starting on 3rd Nov aboard 777-200s.

Air France is also planning to strengthen its flight schedule fourteen times a week in Dubai starting on 23rd Oct.

Miami flights will increase to twelve times a week aboard 777-300s and Airbus A350s 0n 31st October.

Joan Kifuko
Joan Kifuko is a communications enthusiast that is currently working as a writer at The Aviator magazine where you find your aviation news in one place. She is a journalist that has previously worked as a sales associate, guest relations officer, brand ambassador hence, the love for new adventures and roles. Joan graduated with a Bachelors degree of science in journalism.
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