AF566/AF565 CDG-BEY-CDG were tests flights on that day to promote the new AF's First and Business Class to the Lebanese customers.
It was said that AF could use regularly the B773ER to BEY this summer to boost its capacity in J and Y : The B773ER are configured with 8P/67J/235Y against 12P/58J/202Y for the B772ER.
AF will also offer an additional flight (AF562/561) with a B772ER on Fridays during the highest peak of the summer season from June 28 to early sept.
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Next winter, the B772ER will be replaced on Tu./Sa/Su.by an A343. It will reduce the offer in J (30J iso 58J) but will increase the offer in Y from 202Y to 261Y, as the a/c used for this flight will be equipped with the new seats configuration (30J/261Y).
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