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Air France Returns To Los Angeles As The Official Sponsor Of The Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon

March 1, 2017 Sports No Comments Email Email

Air France invites the public to participate in the 2017 Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon, March 17-19, 2017. As the official airline sponsor, Air France will be cheering on runners at both the marathon and the LA BIG 5K as well as participating in the Health & Fitness Expo and Marathon Finish Festival.

“We are proud to be the official airline sponsor of the 2017 Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon for the second year in a row,” said Stéphane Ormand, Vice President and General Manager, USA – Air France KLM. “Air France customers have always shown a strong interest in running, which is why we continue to support this legacy of sponsoring many races around the globe and providing the Flying Blue Running Club as a helpful resource to our frequent flyers.”

LA BIG 5K (Saturday, March 18)
The LA BIG 5K is a family-friendly event open to participants of all ages, and will be held at Dodger Stadium on March 18th. Air France will be at the LA BIG 5K Finish Festival providing information about the Flying Blue Running Club – a group started by Air France-KLM as part of their frequent flyer program for avid runners who participate in races around the globe.

The Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon (Sunday, March 19)
In addition to participating in the LA BIG 5K, Air France will also be stationed at the start line in the Air France Hospitality Lounge, cheering on runners at Mile 16 with a DJ, and at the marathon Finish Festival at Santa Monica as runners complete their 26-mile journey. Air France ambassadors at the Finish Festival will also be providing information about the Flying Blue Running Club.

Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon Health & Fitness Expo (Friday and Saturday, March 17-18)
During the Health & Fitness Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center, guests will have the opportunity to take pictures inside an interactive photo booth and explore Air France’s Premium Economy class seats. Stéphane Ormand, Vice President and General Manager, USA – Air France KLM, will also be speaking about running tips and the Flying Blue Running program during the Expo Speaker Series on Saturday at 11:30 a.m.

Guests attending any of the above events will have an opportunity to enter to win a trip for two to Paris and entry to the Paris Marathon.

Schedule

Date/Time

Event

Event Details

FRI. March 17, 2017

10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Skechers Performance Los
Angeles Marathon Health &
Fitness Expo

Discover Air France’s Premium Economy class;
interactive photo booth, a contest to win round trip
tickets for two in Premium Economy to Paris and
entry to the Paris Marathon.

SAT. March 18, 2017

9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Skechers Performance Los
Angeles Marathon Health &
Fitness Expo

Discover Air France’s Premium Economy class;
interactive photo booth, enter to win round trip
tickets for two in Premium Economy to Paris and
entry to the Paris Marathon.

Stéphane Ormand, Vice President and General
Manager, USA – Air France KLM, to speak during
Expo Speaker Series at 11:30 a.m. about running
tips and the Flying Blue Running Program.

8:00 a.m.

Air France at the LA BIG 5K

Visit the Air France tent at the LA BIG 5K Finish
Festival; enter in a contest to win round trip
tickets for two in Premium Economy to Paris
and entry to the Paris Marathon.

SUN. March 19, 2017

Time: 4 a.m.-7 a.m.

Time: time depends on

first runner arrival approx.

8 a.m.

Time: 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

Skechers Performance Los
Angeles Marathon – Air France
Start Line Hospitality Lounge

Skechers Performance Los
Angeles Marathon – Air France at
Mile 16; Rodeo Drive

Skechers Performance Los
Angeles Marathon – Air France at
the Finish Festival Santa Monica

Stop by for a gift bag, food and beverages, yoga and
more. Tickets for entry to the Air France Hospitality
Lounge can be purchased here.

Join the cheer squad at Mile 16 accompanied by a DJ.

Enter to win round trip tickets for 2 in Premium
Economy to Paris and entry to the Paris Marathon.

To learn more about Air France’s sponsorship of the 2017 Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon, please visit http://bit.ly/AFLAM2017

Air France in Los Angeles

Air France offers up to 17 direct flights per week to Paris and three direct flights per week to Papeete, the gateway to the islands of Tahiti, from Los Angeles International Airport. Additionally, Air France offers several daily flights from Los Angeles to Paris, with direct flights from Los Angeles International Airport to Charles de Gaulle lasting approximately 10 hours and 45 minutes. As of June 2015, Air France offers its long-haul cabins on the Los AngelesParis route as part of a $500 million investment in new services. The Business class seat, designed to feel like a cocoon in the sky, offers a fully flat seat bed for more privacy, new wider 16 inch HD screens, and noise-reducing headphones. The Premium Economy and Economy classes have also been redesigned for optimum comfort and offer new seat cushions, more legroom, and wider tables.

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