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Air France reveals three new destinations for 2021-2022 winter season

Air France is continuing to increase services to leisure destinations. For the 2021 winter season (October 2021- March 2022), the airline will be flying to 3 new destinations in addition to increasing services to already served cities. All these flights will be served from Paris Charles de Gaulle airport.

3 new destinations

As of 18th October 2021, Air France will fly to Zanzibar (Tanzania), which is a brand-new destination for the airline. The flights will be operated twice-weekly by Boeing B787-9, as a continuation of the flight to Nairobi, Kenya.

Starting 31st October 2021, the flag carrier of France will offer 3-weekly Boeing B787-9 Dreamliner flights to Muscat, Oman.

As of 1st November 2021, the French national airline will start operating flights to Colombo, which is also a brand-new destination for the carrier. The 3-weekly flights will be operated as a continuation of the flight to Malé by a Boeing B787-9.

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Increasing frequencies

This winter, to meet strong passenger demand, Air France will be reinforcing its flight schedule to Papeete, French Polynesia, as a continuation of the flight to Los Angeles. As of 3rd November 2021, the airline will offer up to 5-flights-a-week to this destination, operated by Boeing B777-200. Air France recently ramped up services to French Polynesia for Summer season.

The airline will also strengthen its flight schedule to Dubai, United Arab Emirates and offer up to 14-weekly flights as of 23rd October 2021. Rival carrier Lufthansa has also announced a new route between Munich and Dubai.

Finally, starting 31st October 2021, the airline will increase services to Miami and will offer up to 12-weekly flights operated by a combination of Boeing B777-300ER and Airbus A350. Recently, both Emirates and Spirit Airlines announced plans to serve Miami.

As part of its commercial policy, Air France is currently offering fully modifiable tickets for travel until 31st December 2021. Passengers can change their reservation free of charge, or request a refundable credit voucher if they no longer wish to travel. If the flight is cancelled by the airline, passengers have the choice of postponing their trip, requesting a full ticket refund or requesting a credit voucher, which is also refundable if not used.

Meanwhile, Air France announced flights between Paris and Helsinki.

Featured image by YouTube/Air France

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