If I'm not mistaken, AF's changing its entire flight number system, everything will get a 4-digit number.
Great news; I guess KLM is doing pretty well at AUH since it delinked AUH from BAH and its now a dedicated service. I wonder if, in some remote way, this is to tie in with Abu Dhabi's cultural development as a Paris of the Middle East (a Sorbonne, Louvre etc. )
Flying Belgian From Belgium, joined Jun 2001, 2357 posts, RR: 10 Reply 9, posted (3 years 5 months 14 hours ago) and read 2718 times:
France had strongly reinforced the political and cultural link with Abu-Dhabi recently. Hence the new flight I assume. I think in that way that this new flight will be a small setback to Etihad whose O&D traffic out of CDG wasn't too bad.
With the downturn in Dubai, Abu-Dhabi is slowly becoming the place to be in the Gulf region.
They really impressed me with that Formula One Grand Prix in November. It was by far the most extravagant track and venue for years in Motorsport history. And it was designed and supervised by many French companies...