An Air France aircraft in Paris. The airline and its pilot union have agreed to amendments that will allow Transavia, Air France's low-cost subsidiary, to take over certain domestic routes. (Photo: Air France)

Air France Focuses on Europe, the Caribbean for Winter 2021

The ongoing pandemic has led many carriers to shift their operational focus to leisure routes in recent months in an attempt to capture any remaining demand. Yesterday, Air France become the latest airline to join the trend as the carrier announced six new routes departing from Paris's Charles de Gaulle and Orly Airports for Pointe-à-Pitre, located in the French territory of Guadeloupe in the Caribbean. In addition, Air France will roll over seven summer destinations for the winter season this…

European Hubs See 80% Drop in Traffic

Europe’s three biggest hub airports – London's Heathrow Airport, Frankfurt's am Main Airport and Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport – reported an 80% drop in passenger counts for September, highlighted by a 95% drop in transatlantic passengers, FlightGlobal reports. Heathrow reported earlier this week that its passenger counts fell 81.5%…