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Air France joins the KLM - Kenya Airways joint venture

Posted 26 March 2018 · Add Comment

From March 25, Air France will be part of the joint venture that has been in existence since 1995 between KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Kenya Airways.

The move will consolidate the Air France-KLM group's capacity in East Africa. 

Air France, KLM and Kenya Airways' customers will be able to reserve flights operated on a code-share basis by one of the three airlines on round-trip services between Paris-Nairobi and Amsterdam-Nairobi.
 
With this new agreement, customers will benefit from a streamlined travel experience between Europe and East Africa through the three hubs and improve connections to 26 beyond Nairobi's destinations.
 
In addition, on 25 March 2018, Air France inaugurated its new service connecting Paris-Charles de Gaulle to Nairobi (Kenya). 
 
Air France-KLM in Africa
 
This summer, the Air France-KLM group's airlines will offer 51 African destinations with 489 weekly flights - 
Air France: 34 destinations and 258 frequencies from Paris-Charles de Gaulle;
KLM: 13 destinations and 75 frequencies from Amsterdam-Schiphol ;
Transavia: 15 destinations and 146 frequencies from Europe;
Joon: 2 destinations and 10 frequencies from Paris-Charles de Gaulle.
 
As from 1st April 2018, Joon will begin serving Cape Town (South Africa) from Paris-Charles de Gaulle.
 
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