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Air France Reveals First New Features of Winter 2021-2022 Schedule With Three New Destinations
Updated: Jul 9, 2021
Today, Air France has revealed the first new features of their winter 2021/22 schedule including new service to Zanzibar (Tanzania), Muscat (Oman) and Colombo (Sri Lanka). Additionally, all tickets will be fully modifiable and refundable through December 2021.
On Thursday (July 1, 2021), Air France announced the first new features of their long-haul winter 2021/22 schedule which runs from October 2021 through March 2022. The schedule will include service to three new destinations on departure from Paris-Charles de Gaulle, including Zanzibar (Tanzania), Muscat (Oman) and Colombo (Sri Lanka). This winter, Air France is adapting their network and increasing flights to popular leisure destinations. All tickets will remain modifiable and fully refundable through December 31, 2021.
Starting October 18, 2021, Air France will offer twice-weekly service to Zanzibar in Tanzania, a new destination, which will be operated with a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner as a continuation of the flight to Nairobi, Kenya. To meet strong demand, the carrier will also increase their flight schedule to Papeete, French Polynesia, as a continuation of service to Los Angeles. From November 3, 2021, Air France will offer up to five weekly frequencies on the route, which will be operated with a Boeing 777-200.
Air France will also launch three weekly Boeing 787-9 flights to Muscat in Oman starting October 31, 2021. Additionally, the airline will increase service to Dubai with up to 14 weekly frequencies starting October 23, 2021. Starting November 1st, 2021, Air France will launch new service to Colombo, Sri Lanka, with three weekly frequencies as a continuation of service to Malé in the Maldives. The route will be operated wit a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. Finally, the carrier will also increase frequencies to Miami, with up to 12 weekly flights operated with Boeing 777-300s and Airbus A350s.
With ‘Air France Protect’ customers can book with confidence, as the carrier offers fully modifiable tickets for travel through December 31, 2021. Reservations can be changed free of charge and customers can request a refundable credit voucher if they no longer wish to travel. If the flight is canceled by Air France, customers can postpone their trip, request a full ticket refund, or choose a credit voucher, which is also refundable if not used.
The health and wellbeing of Air France’s guests and team members is at the heart of the airline’s concerns. Air France is committed to providing optimum health and hygiene conditions at every stage of the journey. Surgical masks are required onboard and the cabin air is renewed every three minutes. Air France’s aircraft have also been equipped with hospital operating room grade HEPA filters, which help filter airborne particulates as the cabin air is refreshed. Additionally, the airline has reinforced aircraft cleaning and sanitization procedures, with high-touch areas such as armrests, tray tables, and touch screens disinfected before each flight.
Source: Air France