Mon, 5 December 2016

Air France Takes Delivery of First B787; Organises Four Special Flights

Air France has taken delivery of its very first Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

The new 276-seat aircraft is in a three-class configuration with 30 seats in Business, 21 seats in Premium Economy and 225 seats in Economy Class.

Franck Terner, Air France CEO, said, It is with great pride and honour today that Air France takes delivery of its first Boeing 787, the 9th in the Air France-KLM Group. The Boeing 787 marks a new step in the modernization of our fleet and will offer our customers the best Air France products.

Air France is inviting aviation enthusiasts to be amongst the first to experience the new Air France Boeing 787 Dreamliner with the following four special flights on 7 and 8 January 2017:

7 January at 08:30: Corsica and the Mediterranean, flight AF787;

7 January at 13:30: Southwest Gascony, flight AF789;

8 January at 08:30: Brittany, flight AF787; and

8 January at 13:30: Tour of France, flight AF789.

Air France's Boeing 787 will make its first commercial flight to Cairo on 9 January 2017.

The airline will take delivery of a second B787 aircraft in April 2017, which will serve Montreal starting 1 May 2017.

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