• Chidozie Uzoezie

Air France to Commence Paris-Accra Flights

French Carrier, Air France will begin a 3-weekly non stop service between Paris Charles de Gaulle and Kotoka International Airport Accra, Ghana on February 28, 2017.

The service will initially be operated using a 3-class Airbus A330-200 aircraft with 208 seats and will be upgraded to a 312-seat Boeing 777-200ER for the summer season from 28 March 2017.

Air France chairman and CEO Frédéric Gagey said partner KLM Royal Dutch Airlines operates daily flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Accra. “We also want to support Ghana’s buoyant economy, led by the development of the oil industry. Finally, our long-haul network is expanding in a region where we are already a leader.”

Air France-KLM operates to 46 destinations in Africa. In addition, a joint venture withKenya Airways delivers 18 additional African destinations to the Group network.

A codeshare agreement with South Africa-based Comair and low-cost carrier adds five additional cities in South Africa via Johannesburg or Cape Town.

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