Air France to launch more flights to the United States – .

Air France to launch more flights to the United States – .

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Air France – France’s flag carrier – has revealed it will start increasing the frequency of its flights between France and the United States in the coming months, aiming to restore up to 90% of its capacity overall. The news comes after the recent announcement that restrictions between the EU and the US should be relaxed, with the airline forecasting what it expects to be a busy winter season for travel.

With France being a popular vacation destination for American travelers – and vice versa – the move is sure to be well received by travelers, and will add to what is already an extremely competitive market for flights across the United States. ‘Atlantic Ocean. Here is an overview of Air France’s announcement, as well as a reminder of the evolution of restrictions between countries and a recap of the restrictions that travelers will find in France.

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The pandemic has been tough on airlines. Those who were fortunate enough to survive the pandemic without going bankrupt still had to deal with canceled routes, reduced flight frequencies and staff shortages that alone could have put an end to the situation. industry on its knees. However, with cases falling, vaccinations increasing and restrictions easing around the world, air travel is poised for a period of resurgence.

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Air France is among the airlines preparing to make the rest of 2022 count and began by announcing its intention to restore capacity to 90% of what it was in 2019. To help it achieve this goal, the Air France airline has unveiled details of its U.S. operations over the next few months, both with increased flight frequencies and using larger planes so it can carry more passengers.

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Air France currently flies to 11 destinations in the United States – New York JFK, Boston, Washington DC, Detroit, Atlanta, Chicago, Miami, Houston, Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles. The airline hopes to increase capacity with 100 weekly flights, a feat it hopes to achieve by adding flight frequencies to major destinations such as New York, Miami or Los Angeles.

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Ben Smith, CEO of Air France-KLM has revealed that the change in restrictions by the United States has resulted in a significant increase in bookings for transatlantic flights, which explains the decision to increase flight frequencies. After several long months of border closures throughout the duration of the pandemic, the United States has announced it will welcome fully vaccinated travelers from several EU countries. While full details have not yet been made public, the easing of restrictions is expected to take place from November.

For travelers hoping to go the other way, there are a few key restrictions in France to be aware of. People must present a health pass to access places of leisure and culture and events with more than 50 people, as well as bars, restaurants, shopping centers and before long-distance travel. Passes can be digital on the TousAntiCovid app or in paper form, and must indicate vaccination, test, or recovery status. The EUDCC application is also accepted.

France currently has an average of just over 4,000 daily cases and 31 deaths per day. The country has made solid progress in its vaccination efforts, with 75% of people injected with the virus and two-thirds of the population now fully immunized.

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