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Tue, 15 December 2020

Air France Adds Bordeaux to Train + Air Service

(31 Oct 2021) For 25 years, Air France and the SNCF have been offering customers a service allowing them to combine train and air travel in a single booking.

Called Train + Air (formerly TGV Air) and used every year by more than 160,000 customers, it links the following 14 stations to the Air France hubs at Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Paris-Orly: Angers Saint-Laud, Avignon TGV, Champagne-Ardenne TGV, Le Mans, Lille Europe, Lorraine TGV, Lyon Part-Dieu, Nantes, Nmes, Poitiers, Rennes, Saint-Pierre-des-Corps, Strasbourg and Valence TGV.

Air France has expanded the service to offer Train + Air between Bordeaux Saint-Jean station and Paris-Orly airport, with connections available to the entire international Air France network on departure from Paris-Orly airport, particularly to the French overseas territories: Cayenne, Pointe--Pitre, Fort-de-France and Saint-Denis de La Runion. Click to enlarge.

Air France today expanded the service to offer Train + Air between Bordeaux Saint-Jean station and Paris-Orly airport, with connections available to the entire international Air France network on departure from Paris-Orly airport, particularly to the French overseas territories: Cayenne, Pointe--Pitre, Fort-de-France and Saint-Denis de La Runion.

Customers will travel by train from Bordeaux to Massy TGV, before transferring to Paris-Orly by a taxi service. There will be 5 daily departures from Bordeaux Saint-Jean and 4 daily departures from Massy TGV, with adapted schedules for quick connections.

Customers travelling from Bordeaux will be able to enjoy all the advantages of the Train + Air product, including:

- a single ticket for the entire trip, with the guarantee of a transfer to the next flight or train at no extra cost, in the event of a missed connection;

- a First Class seat on board the TGV for customers in the Business or La Premire cabins on Air France; and

- Miles and Flying Blue XP earned on the entire trip, including the rail leg.

Vincent Etchebehere, VP Sustainability and New Mobilities said, Intermodality is at the heart of Air France's sustainable development roadmap and we are pleased to be working on its development alongside SNCF teams. Air France is committed to halving its CO2 emissions on the domestic network by 2024, notably by suspending routes on departure from Orly for which a rail alternative is available in less than 2hr30. The deployment of the Train + Air service on the Paris-Bordeaux route will make it possible to meet this commitment while maintaining connections to France and the rest of the world.

Air France and the SNCF are also in discussions to extend the Train + Air service to other routes.

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