PARIS, April 8 (Reuters) – Air France announced Wednesday that it will modify its service to China, used to transport medical equipment between China and France, following new crew health checks by Chinese authorities. .
Flights to operate the Paris Charles de Gaulle – Shanghai route will have their itinerary changed to Paris Charles de Gaulle, then Seoul, then Shanghai.
The first plane flying on the route took off from Paris Charles de Gaulle today at 1 p.m. His return from Shanghai is scheduled for April 9, arriving in Paris Charles de Gaulle in the evening of the same day, said the airline.
From April 9, Air France plans to operate a daily flight between Shanghai and Paris Charles de Gaulle using Boeing 777s or Boeing 777s generally used for passenger transportation, of which only the holds will be loaded. (Report by Sudip Kar-Gupta; Edited by Jan Harvey)