Paris - Brasilia with Air France, from 31 March to 2014
Starting with 31 March 2014, Air France will operate flights to Brasilia, the third destination in Brazil. Route Paris - Brasilia will be honored with 3 weekly flights, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, departing from Paris-Charles de Gaulle.
Will fly with aircraft Boeing 777-200 configured in three classes: 35 of seats in Business, 24 of seats in Premium Economy and 250 of seats in Economy.
Operating to Brasilia, Air France will strengthen its presence in Brazil and provide passengers with better connections to 20 from Latin American destinations, this being possible due to a codeshare agreement with Gol Transportes Aereos.
Operational program on the Paris - Brasilia route:
AF520 CDG 13: 30 - 19: 10 BSB 772 - Monday, Wednesday and Friday
AF515 BSB 22: 55 - 14: 20 + 1 CDG 772 - Monday, Wednesday and Friday
The hours are local for each destination!
Also, the Air France-KLM group expands its operations in Brazil. In the first half of 2014, Air France plans to fly with NOT at Sao Paulo. Currently, the French carrier has 9 Airbus A380 aircraft in the fleet, all with the capacity of 516 seats divided into four classes (La Première, Business, Premium Economy and Economy). It all depends on government approvals and airport authorities.
Starting with 30 March 2014, Air France will introduce aircraft Boeing 777-300 on night flights to Rio de Janeiro. With 381 seats capacity (42 at Business, 24 at Premium Economy and 315 at Economy), this type of aircraft will replace the current Boeing 747 and allow the company to offer Premium Economy Class on all flights to / from Rio de Janeiro.
KLM will maintain the 5 flight on the Amsterdam - Rio de Janeiro route, the one introduced starting April 2013, and after 27 October 2013. This flight is operated by aircraft Boeing 777-200 equipped with 318 seats (35 at World Business and 283 at Economy).
Air France-KLM continues its expansion in Brazil because it is following a very active period from a sporting point of view (the 2014 World Football Championship and the 2016 Olympics), but also because Brazil is becoming an increasingly economically sought after market. and tourism.