New Air France route from Glasgow to Paris starts 27 March

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From 27 March Air France will offer a new route from Glasgow to Paris and onward connections to hundreds of destinations worldwide. The new daily flight will depart at 9:00 from Glasgow and arrive at Paris-Charles de Gaulle at 11:50. Paris-Charles de Gaulle offers a seamless travel experience to connecting passengers: there’s no need to change terminal to connect to Tokyo, Shanghai, New York and many more intercontinental flights. Return flights from Paris will be daily, too, departing at 7:30 and arriving in Glasgow at 8:15.

On board the flight to Paris, you can choose between Business and Economy class, and on intercontinental flights Air France offers up to four travel cabins: La Première, Business, Premium Economy, Economy. With impeccable on-board service on all flights and complimentary Champagne offered in every travel cabin, Air France is the airline of choice for your trip to Paris and the world.

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Next summer fly short-haul with Hop Air France

With a consistently expanding portfolio of long haul and short haul destinations, Air France has announced it will be segmenting its broad flight selection with the introduction of a new regional subsidiary called Hop Air France.

Set to launch next summer Hop Air France will be serving the group’s short haul routes, aiming to offer customers a more responsive and individualised approach.

Air France and KLM to expand Canada network

With the start of the summer 2015 season Air France and KLM passengers will be able to take advantage of a broader selection of services to Canada as the airlines are launch new routes to Vancouver and Edmonton.

The new service to Vancouver will be provided by Air France and will be available starting from 29 March 2015. Flights between Paris Charles de Gaulle and Vancouver will initially operate five times a week before switching to a four-times weekly service from 14 September 2015.

Starting from 05 May 2015 passengers will also be able to take advantage of a new service between Amsterdam and Edmonton operated by KLM. Serviced by an A330-200 in a three-class configuration, flights will initially be available three times a week before the service increases to four-times weekly on 22 June 2015.

New codeshare services to North America from Air France and Alitalia

Air France passengers can now take advantage of a selection of new services between Rome and North America, as the airline extends its codeshare network with partner Alitalia. The new codeshare services include Alitalia flights from Rome to Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami and Toronto.

Soon fly to Bogota and Cali with KLM

KLM is expanding its South America network with a new three times a week service to Bogota and Cali due to launch on 31 March 2015. The service will first arrive to Bogota with a further stop in Cali before returning to Amsterdam. The flights will be available Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and are already on sale.

The launch of the new route will allow Air France and KLM to offer a total of 10 flights per week to the Colombian capital, enabling passengers to find the most suitable flight options for their schedules.

Double BlueBiz rewards on UK – Europe flights

Air France and KLM passengers planning to travel to Europe this autumn will be pleased to know that they can now earn double Blue Credits on their flights, thanks to a special BlueBiz promotion. To take advantage of the offer BlueBiz account holders simply need to travel between UK and Europe during September and October.

With a choice of 17 UK departure airports, an extensive European network and convenient connections via the Air France hub in Paris, KLM hub in Amsterdam and partner Alitalia hub in Rome, the BlueBiz promotion is a great opportunity to earn Blue Credits to spend on future tickets and upgrades.

The promotion also applies to Flying Blue frequent flyer programme members, allowing them to earn Flying Blue Miles.

New Business Class fares to Paris and more from Air France and KLM

Business Class passengers can now enjoy lower prices on flying to Paris and other European destinations, as Air France and KLM introduce new One Way fares. The offer provides customers flexibility with no minimum stay restrictions and departures from several airports around the UK.

Airlines Response to Malaysian Airlines Crash

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On Thursday, 17 July 2014, Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 that was travelling on one of the busiest corridors in the world, from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, crashed in eastern Ukraine. The initial report suggests that the airplane was shot down by a ground missile. Many airlines that travel the same path, including Lufthansa, Air France, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Aeroflot, Turkish Airlines, KLM and Transaero, have already announced that they will avoid that path. Emirates Airlines has cancelled flights to Kiev starting 01 August 2014. Also, US Federal Aviation Agency has prohibited all US flights over Easter Ukraine until further notice.