On Sunday 29 March, Air France inaugurated its non-stop service between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Vancouver International Airport. Five weekly flights are operated by Boeing 777-200 equipped with 309 seats – 35 in Business, 24 in Premium Economy and 250 in Economy.
As from 13 July, one of these flights will be operated by a Boeing 777-200 equipped with the Company’s new Best&Beyond cabins.
“From sea to sea” is the national motto of Canada. With the launch of a new service to Vancouver, Air France is adopting Canada’s motto – after Toronto and Montreal, its two bases in the east, Air France now directly serves western Canada, in addition to KLM’s offering“, stated Patrick Alexandre, Executive Vice President Commercial, Sales and Alliances Air France-KLM.
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will also inaugurate a new service between Amsterdam-Schiphol and Edmonton in 2015. KLM serves 5 destinations in Canada: Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, Calgary and Edmonton (to be launched).
Air France links: Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver.
Air France-KLM has signed a partnership with the Canadian airline WestJet to offer new connecting opportunities in North America, i.e. an additional 20 cities served by WestJet, on departure from 5 Canadian destinations served by the Group.