Founded in 1933, Air France is considered one of the major and the oldest airlines in the world. Air France is the primary national flag carrier of France and is headquartered in Paris. It operates out of its main operational site at Charles de Gaulle International Airport. Air France is a founding member of SkyTeam Alliance, a member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
Today, Air France operates an average of 1500 domestic and international flights per day to more than 200 destinations in over 90 countries. Air France fleet consists of 225 aircraft of modern different models.
In order to expand its destinations, Air France signed agreements with the following airlines:
First class passengers are privileged with several on- ground services. They are welcomed at the airport waiting for lounges and are offered assistance during check-in and boarding procedures.
Air France was established
Air France operated a fleet of 130 aircraft, one of the largest fleets in the world at the time.
Air France operated flights through the Concorde aircraft, which is considered the fastest plane in the world, from Charles de Gaulle International Airport to Washington Dulles International Airport.
Air France celebrated its Golden Jubilee. Air France labor force reached more than 34 thousand individual and the fleet reached 100 jet aircrafts making Air France the largest commercial global airline and the second largest cargo airline.
Air France established Amadeus system for booking in cooperation with Lufthansa, Iberia Airline, and Scandinavian Airlines.
SkyTeam Alliance has been established and Air France was a founding member of it.
Air France merged with Royal Dutch Airlines becoming the largest airline in the world in terms of revenues, and the third largest airline in Europe in terms of the number of passengers carried.
Air France announced a 3-year transformation plan, aiming at restoring competitiveness through cost-cutting, rapid reduction of debt and restructuring the short and medium operational processes.