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Air France to operate five new African destinations in summer 2011

1-Oct-2010 10:23 AM

Air France announced (30-Sep-2010) in winter 2010-2011, Air France and KLM’s available capacity will increase by more than 4% (measured in terms of available seat kilometres) compared with the previous year. By summer 2011, flights will be operated to five new destinations in Africa, subject to obtaining traffic rights:

  • Bata (winter 2010), twice weekly served by Air France Dedicate A319;
  • Kigali (winter 2010), served by KLM, via Entebbe, five times weekly;
  • Freetown (summer 2011) twice weekly, served by Air France;
  • Monrovia (summer 2011), served by Air France, three times weekly;
  • Tripoli (summer 2011), served five times weekly by Air France as well as daily flights operated by KLM.

Air France and KLM will also increase their services to five destinations including:

  • Pointe Noire, five time weekly operated by Air France;
  • Libreville, five times weekly operated Air France (subject to obtaining traffic rights);
  • Malabo, seven times weekly operated by Air France Dedicate service from Sep-2010;
  • Dar Es Salaam and Kilimandjaro, served seven times weekly by KLM.

KLM will also increase its frequencies to serve Tripoli with seven times weekly services, Abuja/Kano four times weekly, and Entebbe/Kigali six times weekly. [more]