126 weekly flights between France and Russia
Wednesday 3, March 2010
Each week Air France operates 126 flights between France and Russia, flying between Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Moscow and Saint Petersburg.
This winter, in aircraft from the Airbus A320 family of aircraft, Air France connects the largest Russian cities with the rest of the world. Both ways there are:
Customers may also choose to fly via Amsterdam, with KLM which has:
The flight schedule has been designed to provide fast connecting flights to and from the rest of the world via hubs in Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Amsterdam-Schiphol. Over half the passengers travelling between Moscow, Saint Petersburg and Paris are on connecting flights at Paris-Charles de Gaulle.
Air France, has heightened awareness about Russian culture among Air France staff who, for example, greet Russian passengers at Paris-Charles de Gaulle and who may call on Russian interpreters for assistance.
In March 2010, in the gallery on board A380 aircraft – an area dedicated to discovery and culture – Air France gives passengers an opportunity to learn about the history of Russian Christianity through over four hundred works of art, for the most part originating in Russian museums and libraries brought together in France.
Air France is a partner of Aeroflot, both member airlines of the SkyTeam alliance. The Russian airline has been a member airline since 2006.
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