Air France launches new service from East Midlands Airport to the world

Air France and Flybe join forces to increase travel options from East Midlands Airport

Air France has announced a new service from East Midlands Airport to the rest of the world via Paris through a new code share partnership with Flybe.

The twice-daily service that commences from 28 October 2012 will give business and leisure travellers from the East Midlands region the opportunity to connect with Air France’s extensive global network of 180 destinations from Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport.

Flights will be operated with Bombardier Q400, 78 seat aircraft with the schedule as follows:

From East Midlands Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle:
Depart Arrive
Mon – Sat 06:50 09:25
Mon – Fri / Sun 18:20 20:50

From Paris Charles de Gaulle to East Midlands Airport:
Depart Arrive
Mon – Sat 10:10 10:35
Mon – Fri / Sun 21:35 22:00

Says Henri Hourcade, General Manager Air France KLM UK and Ireland: “The new flights offer travellers from the East Midlands region a world of convenient onward connections to 117 long haul destinations, operated by Air France and our partners. We are very excited to be further expanding our services from East Midlands Airport through another joint venture with Flybe.”

This new service bolsters the existing partnership between Air France and Flybe. Flybe and Air France already operate within the framework of a code-share agreement on numerous routes between France and the UK.

Published on: 26/10/2012 13:40:41

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