- Joe Breitfeller
Air France to Offer Daily Service to Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong From July 1st, 2023
Air France will gradually increase service to China, and will offer daily service to Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong from July 1st, 2023. The carrier currently offers one weekly flight to Beijing, twice-weekly service to Shanghai and three weekly flights to Hong Kong.
On Thursday (January 26, 2023), Air France announced that with the lifting of travel restrictions, they will gradually ramp up service to China, offering daily frequencies to Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong from July 1st 2023. The carrier currently offers one weekly flight between Paris-Charles de Gaulle to Beijing-Capital Airport, and twice-weekly service to Shanghai-Pudong Airport, which will increase to three weekly flights from February 3, 2023. Air France also resumed service to Hong Kong on January 9, 2023 with three weekly flights.
Shanghai flights will be operated with a 369-seat Boeing 777-300ER featuring Air France’s latest long-haul cabins with 40 Business, 48 Premium Economy and 273 Economy Class seats. Flights to Beijing and Hong Kong will be operated with a 279-seat Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner featuring 30 Business, 21 Premium Economy and 228 Economy Class seats. Air France has served China since 1966, and offered up to 32 weekly flights to and from Mainland China prior to the onset of the global COVID-19 pandemic. The carrier urges customers to check destination entry and documentation requirements prior to traveling, which may include mandatory masks (ages 6 and up) and a negative PCR test result.
Source: Air France