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Air France to resume nonstop flights to Saint Martin (St. Maarten)

Air France Airbus A340-313 F-GLZO (msn 246) ZRH (Rolf Wallner). Image: 907174.

Air France is resuming its nonstop flight schedule between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Saint Martin – Juliana (SXM).

Two special nonstop flights for the Christmas holiday period will operate between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Saint Martin – Juliana on December 23, 2017 and January 6, 2018.

From January 13 to March 26, 2018, the end of the 2017-18 winter season, Air France will operate a nonstop service between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Saint Martin – Juliana once a week by Airbus A340 with a capacity of 275 seats (30 seats in Business, 21 seats in Premium Economy and 224 seats in Economy).

From March 27 to June 13, 2018, the start of the 2018 summer season, Saint Martin – Juliana will be served non-stop by Air France from Paris-Charles de Gaulle once a week by Airbus A330-200 with a capacity of 208 seats (40 seats in the Business cabin, 21 seats in the Premium Economy cabin and 147 seats in the Economy cabin).

From June 14 to October 27, 2018, the end of the 2018 summer season, two weekly flights will operate between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Saint Martin – Juliana by Airbus A330-200, with a capacity of 208 seats (40 seats in the Business cabin, 21 seats in the Premium Economy cabin and 147 seats in the Economy cabin).

Since the destruction caused by Hurricane Irma, the Air France-KLM Group has been constantly changing its services to Saint Martin and Saint Barthélemy according to changes in demand and the operational constraints involved in the operation of these flights.

Flight schedules (in local time)

Special flights on December 23/24, 2017 and January 6/7, 2018 by Airbus A340:

AF4140: leaves Paris-Charles de Gaulle at 10:30, arrives at Saint Martin – Juliana at 14:50
Flight operates on December 23, 2017 and January 6, 2018

AF4141: leaves Saint Martin – Juliana at 16:50, arrives at Paris-Charles de Gaulle at 06:10
Flight operates on December 24, 2017 and January 7, 2018

From January 13 to March 26, 2018 (end of 2017-18 winter season) – one weekly flight by Airbus A340:

AF498: leaves Paris-Charles de Gaulle à 10:30, arrives at Saint Martin – Juliana at 14:50

AF525: leaves Saint Martin – Juliana à 18:55, arrives at Paris-Charles de Gaulle at 08:15

Flight operates on Saturdays

From March 27 to June 13, 2018 (start of 2018 summer season) – one weekly flight by Airbus A330:

AF202: leaves Paris-Charles de Gaulle at 10:40, arrives at Saint Martin – Juliana at 13:45

Flight operates on Tuesdays from March 27 to June 13, 2018 (except from May 2-16, 2018, operates on Wednesdays)

AF209: leaves Saint Martin – Juliana at 15:45, arrives at Paris-Charles de Gaulle at 06:05

Flight operates on Wednesdays from March 27 to June 13, 2018 (except from May 3-17, 2018, operates on Thursdays)

From June 14 to October 27, 2018 (end of 2018 summer season) – two weekly flights by Airbus A330:

AF498: leaves Paris-Charles de Gaulle at 10:40, arrives at Saint Martin – Juliana at 13:45

AF499: leaves Saint Martin – Juliana at 15:45, arrives at Paris-Charles de Gaulle at 06:05

Flight operates on Wednesdays and Saturdays

Air France will also continue its daily service to Saint Martin – Grand Case (SFG) from Paris-Orly (ORY), via Pointe-à-Pitre (PTP), in partnership with Air Antilles, which operates flights between Pointe-à-Pitre and Grand Case.

In addition, KLM will also serve Saint Martin – Juliana twice weekly to and from Amsterdam-Schiphol by Airbus A330 with a capacity of 268 seats (18 seats in the Business cabin and 250 in the Economy cabin).

Also, Saint Barthélemy (SBH) will be served in partnership with the airline Winair as a connection of all Air France and KLM flights to and from Saint Martin – Juliana and daily via Pointe-à-Pitre in partnership with the airline Air Antilles.

Copyright Photo: Air France Airbus A340-313 F-GLZO (msn 246) ZRH (Rolf Wallner). Image: 907174.

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Air France-KLM to increase the number of flights to North America this summer

Air France-KLM Group (Air France and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines) (Paris and Amsterdam) have issued this statement:

This summer, in response to high market demand, Air France-KLM is strengthening its network in North America with new seasonal service between the United States and Europe. Starting May 4, Air France will operate nonstop flights between Minneapolis-Saint Paul and Paris-Charles de Gaulle. In addition, beginning May 8, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will operate nonstop flights between Dallas-Fort Worth and Amsterdam-Schiphol.

Air France Service from Minneapolis-Saint Paul

For the third consecutive year, Air France is offering nonstop flights between Minneapolis-Saint Paul and Paris-Charles de Gaulle. From May 4 until September 27, 2015, Air France will operate up to 14 flights a week connecting Minneapolis-Saint Paul and Paris, seven of which will be operated in codeshare by its joint-venture partner Delta Air Lines (Atlanta). The Air France flights will operate on an Airbus A340-300 (above), featuring a capacity of 275 seats (30 seats in Business, 21 in Premium Economy and 224 in Economy).

Flight schedules (local times)

AF673: Departure from Minneapolis at 7:55 p.m., arrival at 11:25 a.m. the next day
AF694: Departure from Paris-Charles de Gaulle at 1:45 p.m., arrival in Minneapolis at 3:50 p.m.

From May 4 to June 7, 2015, flights are scheduled on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. From June 8 to August 30, flights are scheduled daily. From August 31 to September 27, flights are scheduled every day except Tuesdays and Thursdays.

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Service from Dallas-Fort Worth

From May 8 until October 24, 2015, nonstop flights operated by KLM will connect Dallas-Fort Worth and Amsterdam-Schiphol. Over this period, the airline will operate up to five flights per week. An Airbus A330-200 (below) will be used for the flights, with a capacity of 243 seats (30 seats in Business and 213 in Economy). KLM has been flying to this seasonal destination since March 2008.

Flight schedules (local times)

KL670: Departure from Dallas-Fort Worth at 3:30 p.m., arrival at Amsterdam-Schiphol at 7:55 a.m. the next day.
KL669: Departure from Amsterdam-Schiphol at 10:35 a.m., arrival at Dallas-Fort Worth at 1:40 p.m.

From May 8 to October 4, 2015, flights are scheduled every day except Tuesdays and Thursdays. From October 5 to October 24, flights are scheduled on Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

19 Destinations in North America

During the 2015 summer season, Air France-KLM will serve 19 destinations in North America. In addition to the two new seasonal connections to Minneapolis and Dallas, the group is increasing its flights from Vancouver, Canada, with Air France operated flights to Paris-Charles de Gaulle that started on March 29, 2015. Starting May 19, 2015, KLM will begin service between Edmonton, Canada, and Amsterdam-Schiphol. Air France-KLM’s network is further strengthened by the transatlantic joint-venture between Air France, KLM, Alitalia, and Delta Air Lines – a partnership that represents 25% of total airline capacity between Europe and North America.

Top Copyright Photo: Rolf Wallner/AirlinersGallery.com. Air France Airbus A340-313 F-GLZO (msn 246) lands in Zurich.

Air France aircraft slide show: AG Airline Slide Show

KLM aircraft slide show: AG Airline Slide Show

Bottom Copyright Photo: TMK Photography/AirlinersGallery.com. KLM’s Airbus A330-203 PH-AOF (msn 801) taxies at the Amsterdam hub.