Air France's Paris CDG-New York JFK flights have taken over the 'iconic Concorde callsigns'!
From October 29, customers flying on the Paris CDG-New York JFK route with Air France will notice a change in flight callsigns.
Air France has decided to reassign callsigns AF001 and AF002 for flights AF015 (JFK to CDG) and AF022 (CDG to JFK) respectively. The iconic flight numbers were previously assigned to Concorde flights until the supersonic aircraft was retired in 2003.
The news was announced as Air France highlighted plans to fly to a total of 167 destinations in 79 countries this winter, including 84 long-haul destinations.
As previously reported, the airline will launch new routes to Raleigh-Durham and Abu Dhabi this winter, with long-haul capacity reaching 98% of 2019 levels.
In the 2023-2024 winter season, Air France will operate long-haul flights to 84 destinations, with 212 flights to 20 destinations in the US, Canada and Mexico, representing a 20% increase in capacity to North America compared to 2019 .
Services to Asia remain below 2019 levels, but will increase by 60% from winter 2022-2023, with daily flights to Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong and 16 weekly flights to Tokyo's two airports – Narita and Haneda.