Europe & North Africa
New destinations :
EREVAN (EVN - Armenia) - 3 x Weekly A320.
LEIPZIG (LEJ - Germany) - 2 x Daily (ERJ145 Regional Airlines)
KATOWICE (KTW - Poland) - 3 x Daily weekdays (1 x Daily on Sat, 2 x Daily on Sun.) CRJ Brit'Air
New frequencies :
TLV : 2 x DAILY A320 (with a night stop and an early departure from TLV)
KBP : 2 x DAILY (3 x DAILY if you include the codeshare with Air Ukraine)
ATH : 5 x DAILY
OPO : 4 x DAILY - All flights operated by AF's partner Porugalia in codeshare
ZAG : 2 x DAILY operated by Regional (with a night stop)
VLC : 2 x DAILY & AGP 3 x DAILY, all flights are now operated by AF's partner Air Europa in codeshare.
EIN : 3 x DAILY
ALG : 3rd DAILY flight from/to CDG (the 2 other DAILY flights remain from/to ORY)
GVA : The 11th DAILY frequency introduced this winter will continue during the summer.
RAK : 2 x DAILY from ORY
ORY -> LCY : a 7th DAILY frequency is added.
Additional frequencies will be provided to TUN, CMN, RBA, IST, LIS, & NAP from mid-july to the end of August.
The second DAILY flight to MEX (A343) and IAH (A332) are confirmed.
The second frequency should continue during the next winter program (5 x Weekly).
SSG : + 2 Weekly flights = 4 x Weekly A319ER Dedicate
NKC : + 1 Weekly = 6 x Weekly A319ER Dedicate
CKY : 4 x Weekly A332 nonstop both ways
BGF : The weekly flight becomes nonstop both ways
NDJ : 5 x Weekly (4 x A319ER Dedicate + 1 x A332)
DXB : + 1 x Weekly = 13 x Weekly (B772ER + A332)
THR : + 2 x Weekly = 1 x DAILY (A332)
BEY : B773ER Daily
LAX : 17 x Weekly (DAILY B773ER + DAILY B772ER + 3 x Weekly B744)
SEL : B773ER Daily
PVG : 10 x Weekly (B772ER)
For the low summer season, SCL will be served via EZE (DAILY) but the very successful nonstop CDG-SCL relaunched this winter will be resumed next winter 2006/2007.
The B773ER will be largely deployed in Asia, serving NRT, KIX, SIN, SEL, HKG & PEK.
All the A343 fleet is now reconfigured with the new seats in two different versions :
12 a/c = 36J/236Y
8 a/c = 30J/261Y
10 A332 (out of a total of 16) are reconfigured 40J/179Y
14 B744 (out of a total of 16) are reconfigured ( 5 a/c = 17J/457Y, 9 a/c = 40J/393Y). The two last a/c (ex-Combi) will not be reconfigured with the new seats as they are due to be converted into all Freighters next year.
The first B772ER (out of 25) has been reconfigured 4P/49J/211Y with a second generation of the new Business & First class seat.
The 4 B743 based at ORY should all be retired next summer.
The first B773ER in a two Class high density config., to be used on the Caribbean/Indian Ocean network will join the fleet next june.
It will start to operate ORY-PTP on june 12th (one of the two DAILY flights) and ORY-FDF on June 19th. Those two destinations will be completely served by the B773ER starting August 2006 (2 x Daily to both PTP & FDF)
A total of 7 B773ER (Config : 14J/36S/422M) will be used on this network to replace the 4 B743 and 2 B744.
5 additional B773ER will be delivered from May 2007.
AF will then operate 24 B773ER + 25 B772ER.
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