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Air France’s 9th Airbus A380 Lands At Paris-Charles de Gaulle

AirFrance_Group_01Air 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.

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