Air France recently took delivery of its ninth Airbus A380, with 516 seats divided between four cabin classes.
This aircraft, delivered at the Airbus factory at Hamburg-Finkenwerder, is the latest addition to Air France’s long-haul fleet.
“The arrival of this new aircraft illustrates our commitment to invest in a modern long-haul fleet, offering latest-generation products and services for the benefit of our customers,” said Frédéric Gagey, chairman and CEO of Air France.
A tenth aircraft will be delivered in 2014.
The Air France Airbus A380: 6 destinations in September 2013
- North America: New York-JFK (a daily flight), Washington-DC (a daily flight) and Los Angeles (a daily flight)
- Africa: Johannesburg (a daily flight)
- Asia: Tokyo-Narita (a daily flight) and Shanghai-Pudong (three weekly flights)
On 2 September, Air France became the first European airline to serve Shanghai with its superjumbo.