It seems Air France is following sister company KLM I’m posting cuts in its capacity as winter settles in, with the airline planning to operate 50% of its originally planned schedule for November/December and through to 3rd January 2021.
The airline is making the changes due to the travel restrictions that continue to be in place. By the end of the year, the airline will serve 170 destinations – however, frequencies will be adapted to demand
In terms of the Air France network:
- French Domestic – Air France will operate 43 routes from Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Paris-Orly and Lyon Saint-Exupéry, most of which will offer day return flights.
- European Network – Air France will serve 67 destinations – their normal network
- The Long-haul network will gain capacity increases, particularly to destinations in the Caribbean and the Indian Ocean, with additional frequencies being introduced to Fort-de-France and Pointe-à-Pitre from Paris-Charles de Gaulle, and to Saint-Denis de La Réunion, from Paris-Orly.
The new schedule is published here. Changes are likely to occur due to governmental changes in entry to countries.
In terms of destinations, the airline is serving the following
From Paris Charles de Gaulle
- Biarritz, Bordeaux, Brest, Clermont Ferrand, Lorient, Lyon, Marseille, Montpellier, Nantes, Nice, Pau, Rennes, Toulouse
French overseas departments & territories, Caribbean & Indian Ocean
- Antananarivo, Fort-de-France, Havana, Mahe, Mauritius, Papeete, Point-a- Pitre, Punta Cana, Santo Domingo
- Aberdeen, Amsterdam, Athens, Barcelona, Basel, Berlin, Bilbao, Billund, Birmingham, Bologna, Bucharest, Budapest, Copenhagen, Dublin, Dusseldorf, Edinburgh, Erevan, Faro, Florence, Frankfurt, Geneva, Gothenburg, Hamburg, Hanover, Istanbul, Kyiv, Krakow, Lisbon, Ljubljana, London, Madrid, Malaga, Manchester, Milan, Moscow, Munich, Naples, Newcastle, Nuremberg, Oslo, Palma de Mallorca, Porto, Prague, Rome, Saint Petersburg, Seville, Sofia, Stockholm, Stuttgart, Tbilisi, Tel Aviv, Turin, Valencia, Venice, Vienna, Warsaw, Zagreb, Zurich
- Beirut, Dubai, Cairo
- Abidjan, Abuja, Accra, Algiers, Bamako, Bangui, Brazzaville, Casablanca, Capetown, Conakry, Cotonou, Dakar, Djibouti, Douala, Freetown, Johannesburg, Kinshasa, Lagos, Libreville, Lomé, Luanda, Malabo, Marrakech, Monrovia, Nairobi, Niamey, N’Djamena, Nouakchott, Ouagadougou, Oran, Pointe-Noire, Rabat, Tunis, Yaoundé
- Atlanta, Boston, Cancun, Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles, Mexico, Miami, Montreal, New York, San Francisco, Toronto, Washington
- Bogota, Buenos Aires, Fortaleza, Lima, Panama City, Rio de Janeiro, Santiago, San Jose, Sao Paulo
- Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Ho Chi Min City, Male, Mumbai, Osaka, Beijing, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Tianjin, Tokyo
From Paris Orley
Metropolitan France and Corsica
- Ajaccio, Aurillac, Bastia, Brest, Brive, Calvi, Castres, Figari, Tarbes-Lourdes, Marseille, Montpellier, Nice, Pau, Perpignan, Toulon, Toulouse
French overseas departments & territories Caribbean & Indian Ocean
- Cayenne, Fort-de-France, Pointe-a-Pitre, Saint-Denis de la Reunion
Metropolitan France and Europe
- Biarritz, Bordeaux, Brest, Caen, Lille, Marseille, Nantes, Nice, Pau, Prague, Rennes, Rome, Strasbourg, Toulouse
The flight schedule operated under a Public Service Delegation contract between Paris and Aurillac, Brive, Castres and Lourdes and between Strasbourg and Amsterdam will be updated at a later date.
Check before travel
Air France is offering a semi-flexible cancellation policy. If you wish to cancel their trip, your ticket can now be changed at no extra cost and without proof, on the date and to the destination of their choice, or receive a refundable credit voucher.
If your flight is cancelled by the airline, you can choose to postpone their trip at no extra cost, change their destination, request a full ticket refund or receive a credit voucher, which is also refundable if not used.
However, before you travel the airline recommends you check if you meet the entry and travel requirements for their destination and transit countries.
You can do this checking the with the relevant authorities or at airfrance.traveldoc.aero.
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