First non-stop Paris-Ho Chi Minh City flight
Wednesday 3, November 2010
Air France will begin operating a non-stop service between Paris and Ho Chi Minh City. The flight will leave at 23:25 tonight and will land in Ho Chi Minh City at 16:55 after a flight time of 11 hours and 30 minutes.
This winter, the airline will offer its customers 5 weekly frequencies between Paris and the Vietnamese city on the Mekong, and in partnership with Vietnam Airlines, 5 weekly non-stop flights between Paris and Hanoi.
The Airbus A340 operating the Bangkok service will be exclusively dedicated to this destination. Daily flights take off at 19:20 and arrive in Thailand at 12.25 local time.
In South East Asia, starting 27 March 2011, Air France will begin operating a new service between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Phnom Penh in Cambodia.
The three weekly flights, with a stopover in Bangkok, will be operated by Airbus A340-300s equipped with 275 seats (30 in Business, 21 in Premium Voyageur and 224 in Voyageur), and subsequently during summer 2011, by Boeing 777-200ER equipped with 309 seats (35 in Business, 24 in Premium Voyageur and 250 in Voyageur):
Paris-CDG / Phnom Penh
AF 274, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
departing at 19:30, and arriving in Bangkok at 11:50, the following day,
departing for Phnom Penh the same day at 13:20, arriving at 14:35.
Phnom Penh / Paris-CDG
AF 273, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
departing at 20:15, and arriving in Bangkok at 21:30
departing for Paris the same day at 22:55 and arriving at 06:10 the following day.
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