With headquarters near Paris in Tremblay-en-France, Air France is one of the largest airline companies in the world, operating a global passenger and cargo service to an incredible 184 destinations in 87 countries. Locally they fly to and from 32 destinations in France. Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport is the airline’s main hub, while Paris Orly airport, Lyon-Saint Exupéry airport and Nice Côte d'Azur airport act as secondary hubs.
Air France employs over 100,000 people stationed all over the world and after its merger with KLM, is now the third largest airline in the world. Cheap flights from Air France depart from 20 UK airports including: London City Airport, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Liverpool, Leeds Bradford, and Manchester. On their long-haul routes, Air France operates a large fleet of wide-body Airbus (A380) and Boeing jetliners, while for short-haul routes, the Airbus A320 family aircraft are the preference.
Air France information regarding check-in online or by mobile phone is available from 30 hours before scheduled flight time. Boarding deadlines in the UK are from 30 to 60 minutes depending on destination.
Bags must weigh 23kg or less and measure less than 62 inches (height + length + width) as standard. Hand luggage is limited to one item no larger than 55 x 35 x 25 cm and must not exceed 12kg in weight.
The seating pitch or leg-room on cheap flights from Air France for both Economy and Premium Economy is set at 31 inches.
Frequent Flyer Programme
Air France has a very rewarding frequent flyer programme called Flying Blue. Passengers have a choice of collecting miles, taking advantage of awards, or sharing the pleasure of giving.
During the autumn months passengers can take advantage of the airline’s opportunity to purchase cheap flights from Air France. Departing from London City Airport there are a dozen exciting European city destinations to be had for as little as £99 return.