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The Air France A380 Flies To San Francisco

November 1, 2013 Aviation No Comments Email Email

AirfanceStarting from 30 March 2014 and throughout the 2014 summer season, Air France will serve San Fran-cisco daily by A380, the largest super jumbo in its long-haul fleet. This Airbus is already a new refer-ence in terms of air transport and the environment.

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In addition to unparalleled comfort in a spacious cabin, the A380 offers a particularly quiet cabin and is more fuel-efficient, generating fewer CO2 emissions.

The Air France A380 is equipped with 516 seats, divided between four cabin classes: La Première, with 9 seats, Business with 80 seats; Premium Economy with 38 seats and Economy with 389 seats.

On board, passengers enjoy optimum travel comfort and a cabin interior of exceptional dimensions. 220 windows fill the cabin with natural light and a mood lighting system allows passengers to cross time zones without feeling tired. Moreover, the six bars in the aircraft provide a friendly atmosphere during the flight.

The A380 is a particularly quiet aircraft with five decibels less noise in the cabin compared with industry standards. The super jumbo also benefits from the latest technology at the service of in-flight entertain-ment and comfort. External images are broadcast live throughout the flight with three cameras housed at the front, underneath and at the rear of the aircraft. The Company fleet’s largest super jumbo is the first aircraft to feature a gallery dedicated to art and culture.

Flight schedules operated by A380 (in local time)

AF 0084: leaves Paris-Charles de Gaulle at 10:40, arrives in San Francisco at 13:00 the same day

AF0083: leaves San Francisco at 15:50, arrives at Paris-Charles de Gaulle at 11:25 the following day

A POWERFUL NETWORK IN THE UNITED STATES

Air France and KLM operate with their partners Delta and Alitalia the largest transatlantic joint-venture with over 260 daily flights, representing 24% of global transatlantic capacity and generating revenue of 12 billion dollars in 2012. This joint-venture offers customers the benefits of an extensive network, nu-merous frequencies, competitive fares and a streamlined service on transatlantic routes.

During summer 2014, Air France will serve eleven destinations in the United States, on departure from Paris-Charles de Gaulle: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, New York, San Francisco and Washington.

THE SKY, OUR PASSION

Founded on 7 October 1933, Air France is celebrating its 80th anniversary. To mark this exceptional occasion, an Airbus A380 will sport the Company’s 80th anniversary livery all over the world for a period of one year. This specially decorated super jumbo will be flying to New York, Washington-DC, Los Angeles and shortly San Francisco in the United States.

Discover all the latest Air France news in real time wherever you are on the free iPhone application on the corporate website and on smartphones at http://mobile-corporate.airfrance.com/en

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