Air France Extends Network to France as Country Reopens

WHY IT RATES: Air France is ramping up its service between a dozen major U.S. cities and the French capital for the summer season, giving Americans who are particularly eager to visit Europe post-pandemic ready air travel access to its home country. — Laurie Baratti, TravelPulse Associate WriterFrance reopened its borders this week to vaccinated Americans after more than a year of travel restrictions. In time for summer travel, Air France offers the most flights of any airline from the United States to France and is extending its network with the launch of service from Denver starting July 2.Air France will offer service to Paris-Charles de Gaulle during the 2021 summer season from 12 US cities: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, New York, San Francisco and Washington D.C. Air France’s service between the United States and Paris-CDG will operate as follows: Trending Now —New York-JFK: three daily flights by B777-300—Los Angeles: two daily flights by B777-300—Boston: daily service in B787-9—Miami: daily service in A350-900—San Francisco: daily service in B777-300—Washington DC-IAD: daily service in B777-300—Atlanta: twelve weekly flights by A350-900—Chicago: five weekly flights by B777-300—Detroit: five weekly flights by B787-9—Houston: five weekly flights by B777-300—Denver (new): three weekly flights from July 2 by B787-9—Minneapolis: three weekly flights by B787-9Air France also offers service from Los Angeles to French Polynesia.Starting July, Air France, with its partner Delta, will offer nine times more flights between the United States and France than any other major airline.Throughout the pandemic, Air France, KLM and Delta maintained services across the Atlantic for the transportation of cargo and customers flying for essential reasons. With more EU countries opening their borders to US tourists this summer, Air France customers can connect to other European destinations via its hub at Paris-CDG if they meet entry requirements.“Americans are eager to resume leisure travel, and are excited by the reopening of France. Air France is pleased to provide passengers the opportunity to benefit from our commitment to exceptional service and the health and safety of everyone on board,” said Stéphane Ormand, Vice President and General Manager, USA.Prior to any trip, Air France invites its customers to check the conditions of entry and the documents required on arrival at their destination. For more information, visit SOURCE: Air France press release. Adblock test (Why?)