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The low-cost airline's first A320 sits at a remote parking stand in Paris (Photo: Frédéric Réchal)

Photos: First Aircraft for Air France’s Joon Rolls Out of Paint Shop

The first aircraft for Air France's low-cost airline Joon has rolled out of the paint shop. The airline's first A320, the first of five, emerged in new colors last week at Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport. The new airline, announced by Air France earlier this year, was officially launched in September with the aim of attracting millennials. [caption id="attachment_17180" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] The first Joon aircraft was spotted at a hangar at Paris-CDG (Photo: Frédéric Réchal)[/caption] Air France describes Joon as…

Air France and Vietnam Airlines to Kick off Joint Venture…

Paris-based Air France and Hanoi-based Vietnam Airlines have announced their intention to begin a joint venture for flights between the Vietnamese cities of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City and Paris. The two airlines, both members of the SkyTeam alliance, have stated that the arrangement will take place November 1…

Air France Plans to Restart Service to Seattle in March…

Air France has just announced its destination for nonstop service between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Seattle- Tacoma International Airport. The new service, which launches on March 25, 2018 will be operated by a Boeing 777-200 aircraft. This flight will supplement the current daily Paris flight operated as part of its…

Air France Announces More Details for Joon

On Sept. 25, Air France provided more details on Joon, its new airline targeting millennial customers. Set to launch Dec. 1, Joon is being sold as a new, hip airline for the next generation of travelers. Joon will be based at Air France's main hub, Paris-Charles de Gualle International Airport…

Five Airlines Ink Huge Equity Deals: But What Comes After?

Over a billion dollars-worth of equity in some of the world’s biggest airlines changed hands Thursday when four companies announced one of the biggest deals to make headlines this year. Delta Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic, Air France-KLM, and China Eastern Airlines are all playing a part in the landmark agreement.…

Air France Creates New Airline to Attract Younger Passengers

France's national carrier Air France has announced a new airline named Joon. The company will concentrate on short-medium haul flights from Paris Charles De-Gaulle Airport, before launching long haul services next summer. Hello, we are #JOON. Ready to travel and be surprised? We’re coming to you this fall, with a…

Air France Set to Open Revamped Lounge at Paris-CDG

Starting March 1, 2017, select passengers traveling through Terminal 2G at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport will be able to experience a new, more expansive lounge. According to the airline, the lounge, which is open to Air France Business and Elite Plus customers, is about five times larger than before, now…

Video: Taking a Ride Onboard Air France’s Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Last weekend, Paris-based Air France operated scenic flights around France onboard their new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. The airline organized four special flights around Corsica and The Mediterranean, Southwest France, Brittany, and a full tour of France. Each flight was numbered as AF789 or AF787. The flights were not just about…

Air France Highlights Big Plans for Its Boeing 787 Dreamliner…

Air France decided to buy its first Boeing 787 in 2013 with its delivery and arrival taking place last Friday, featuring the traditional water canon salute at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris. The new Dreamliner arrived from Boeing's facility in Everett. The Air France 787 will start its career with…

De Juniac To Take the Lead at IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a decision of its Board of Governors, unanimously approved at an IATA meeting, to recommend Alexandre de Juniac, Chairman and CEO of Air France-KLM, to succeed retiring Director General and CEO, Tony Tyler. The decision is pending confirmation from the IATA Annual General Meeting to be…