Air France will still serve up to 182 destinations this winter, including 87 long-haul routes, while the carrier is rebuilding its network.
The airline will add new long-haul services from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Muscat (from October 31), Colombo (November 1), Zanzibar (October 18) and Banjul (November 1), and will resume several services interrupted since start of the Covid Crisis including Fortaleza (October 22), Cape Town (October 31), Hong Kong (November 5) and Seattle (December 6).
Its US network – which includes New York JFK, Boston, Washington DC, Detroit, Atlanta, Chicago, Miami, Houston, Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles – will be gradually expanded and by March 2022 is expected to reach around 90% of 2019 capacity. , compared to 50% in summer 2019.
The airline says its US capacity will be partly restored by adding frequencies to key destinations such as New York, Miami and Los Angeles, and using larger capacity planes.
The winter season will also mark the entry into commercial service of Air France of Airbus A220 planes which will initially serve Berlin, Madrid, Barcelona, Milan and Venice, then Bologna, Lisbon and Copenhagen.
Air France will continue its policy of fully modifiable tickets for travel until March 31.