French National airline, Air France will soon resume flights between Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) in Paris and Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi after an 18 year absence.
The airline has announced it will operate the new route beginning 25th March 2018, three times a week on a Boeing 787-9.
Air France previously served Nairobi until March 2000.
Air France is a subsidiary of the Air France–KLM Group and a founding member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance. The airline’s global hub is at Charles de Gaulle Airport with Orly Airport. Air France’s corporate headquarters, previously in Montparnasse, Paris, are located on the grounds of Charles de Gaulle Airport, north of Paris.
Air France-KLM Group is one of the largest airlines in the world in terms of operating revenues, passenger numbers and kilometres. Although owned by a single company, Air France and KLM continued to fly under their own brand names.