Air France may increase services to Tokyo from summer 2014
Air France recently announced it is planning to increase its flights services to Tokyo in 2014. The airline in a statement said that Air France flights are likely to be introduced between Paris’ Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Tokyo’s Haneda Airport from the summer of 2014.
Air France is already into a codeshare agreement with Japan Airlines and has been selling seats on Japan Airlines-operated flights between Paris-CDG and Tokyo-Haneda since 2010.
The airline said that the new direct service would enable customers to make easier connections to other domestic airports in Japan as many domestic services are currently being offered from Tokyo-Haneda.
Air France-KLM disclosed that it will be offering up to 51 weekly flights from Paris-CDG and Amsterdam-Schiphol, including some codeshare flights in association with japan Airlines, this winter.
The airline also disclosed that it would be expanding this offer with the launch of new service to Fukuoka starting from April 3, 2013. The new flights to Fukuoka would be operated by KLM thrice weekly utilizing a Boeing 777-200 aircraft.