Published on : Saturday, September 24, 2016
To meet the strong market demand, Air France will fly to Cancun throughout 2017 from Paris-Charles de Gaulle, increasing the number of services to 4 weekly flights during the 2016-17 winter season, operated by Boeing 777-300 (296 seats) and 3 weekly flights during the 2017 summer season, operated by Boeing 777-200 (312 seats).
“By launching services by A380 on the Paris-Mexico City route in January 2016, Air France was the first airline to fly to Central and South America with the super jumbo. With today’s announcement of Paris-Cancun services throughout the year, which so far have been operated only in winter, Air France-KLM is confirming its development strategy on the Mexican market. These direct flights to Cancun all year round offer our French and European passengers direct access to the Riviera Maya, a very popular region with tourists”, said Patrick Alexandre, EVP Commercial, Sales and Alliances at Air France-KLM.
Flight schedules for the 2016-17 winter season (in local time):
AF650: leaves Paris-Charles de Gaulle at 12:15, arrives in Cancun at 16:05;
AF651: leaves Cancun at 18:20, arrives at Paris-Charles de Gaulle at 11:00.
Flights operated on Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
DISCOVER CANCUN, GATEWAY TO YUCATAN WITH TRAVEL BY AIR FRANCE
Air France offers all curious, demanding and passionate travellers a digital and original travel blog: travelby.airfrance.com. With two new cities added each month, Cancun is one of the 104 destinations available. In this way, Air France customers can explore a wide selection of hidden restaurants, boutique hotels and scenic spots, drawn up by people who love their city (bloggers, e-influencers, journalists, etc.).
Air France has designed this guide not only as a source of inspiration to help customers choose a destination, but also as a real travel guide during their stay.
AIR FRANCE-KLM, EUROPEAN LEADER TO CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN
During the 2016-17 winter season, the Air France-KLM group will operate up to 18 weekly flights to Mexico:
4 weekly flights between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Cancun, operated by Air France;
7 weekly flights between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Mexico City, operated by Air France ;
7 weekly flights between Amsterdam-Schiphol and Mexico City.
Air France, the first airline to serve Mexico City by Airbus A380, also offers services between Paris and Mexico City on a codeshare basis with Aeromexico, providing a wide range of connecting opportunities on the Mexican airline’s domestic network.
Leader in Central and South America and the Caribbean in terms of seat capacity, Air France-KLM serves 27 destinations* in this region, and offers more than 261 weekly flights on departure from Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Amsterdam-Schiphol.
Source:- Air France