New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Air France will operate a new flight service between Chennai and Paris’s Charles de Gaulle airport from June this year.

According to the airline, the thrice weekly direct services will start from June 14, on a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft.

The aircraft type has a capacity of 279 seats with 30 in business, 21 in premium economy and 228 in economy class.

“Chennai will be our fourth gateway in India and the second in south India. This start emphasises the group’s commitment to further strengthen our presence in India,” Jean-Noel Rault, General Manager, Air France-KLM, Indian sub-continent said in a statement.

The flight will be available for sale by early March.

Currently, Air France operates flights from Delhi, Mumbai & Bengaluru.




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