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Delta to increase operations at Paris CDG for the summer season

Delta Air Lines (Atlanta) is increasing its flight options from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport for the summer 2015 season. The airline will restart nonstop flights from Paris CDG to both Philadelphia International and Pittsburgh International airports, both effective May, 11, 2015. These flights start after Delta adds a third daily flight to Boston’s Logan International Airport on March 29, complementing the existing daily Delta and Air France service. With the addition of these flights, Delta will operate up to 13 peak-day departures between Paris CDG and the United States during the summer months.

Delta’s services between Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Boston will be operated in conjunction with joint-venture partner, Air France-KLM. The airline will use a 167-seat Boeing 757-200 aircraft (above) on flights to Pittsburgh and Philadelphia and a 245-seat Boeing 767-400 aircraft on the Boston route.

Copyright Photo: Michael B. Ing/AirlinersGallery.com. Boeing 757-232 N688DL (msn 27587) departs from Los Angeles.

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Air France to bring the Airbus A380 to Miami starting on December 1

Air France (Paris) is bringing the Airbus A380 to Miami. Starting on December 1 the A380 with replace the Boeing 747-400 on the Paris (Charles de Gaulle)-Miami route.

During the 2014-2015 winter season (October 26, 2014 – March 28, 2015), Air France will offer up to 7 flights a week to Miami from Paris-Charles de Gaulle. From December 1, 2014 until the end of the season, each flight will be operated by Airbus A380 aircraft.

Daily flight schedules: *

From December 1, 2014 to March 28, 2015 (local time):

AF 090: departure from Paris-Charles de Gaulle at 13:50, arriving in Miami at 18:05
AF 099: from Miami at 20:55, arrival at Paris-Charles de Gaulle at 11.20 the next day

* flights daily except Wednesday from January 5, 2015 to February 1, 2015 and March 9, 2015 to March 28, 2015.

The Air France A380 has 516 seats in four cabins Travel: The First (9 seats); Business (80 seats); Premium Economy (38 seats) and Economy (389 seats).

Copyright Photo: Christian Volpati/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A380-861 F-HPJB (msn 040) taxies at the CDG hub.

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United launches nonstop San Francisco-Paris service

United Airlines (Chicago) yesterday (April 26) launched daily nonstop service from San Francisco to Paris (CDG).

Flight UA 990 departs San Francisco daily at 2:45 p.m. (1445) and arrives at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport at 10:45 a.m. (1045) the next day. For the return, flight UA 991 departs Paris at 10:05 a.m. (1005) and arrives in San Francisco at 1 p.m. (1300) the same day. (All times are local.)

United operates this new service with Boeing 767-300 aircraft, which offer 30 flat-bed seats in United BusinessFirst, 49 seats in United Economy Plus and 135 seats in United Economy. The BusinessFirst cabin includes 15.4-inch touchscreen monitors for personal on-demand entertainment, electrical and USB outlets, iPod jacks and five-course meals with fine wines. Seats in Economy Plus offer customers more legroom to stretch out and relax. Each seat in United Economy features a 9-inch touchscreen with personal on-demand entertainment, and all rows include access to electrical outlets.

San Francisco is United’s largest West Coast hub. With approximately 9,000 employees in the Bay Area, United offers nearly 300 flights a day from San Francisco International Airport, more than any other airline, including nearly 30 daily nonstop flights to more than 15 international destinations.

United also operates an extensive maintenance center at San Francisco International Airport, where the airline’s technicians are completing a multi-year project to upgrade the airline’s cabins with new interiors, flat-bed seats and personal on-demand entertainment in United Global First and United BusinessFirst, and new entertainment systems for customers in United Economy. United’s San Francisco-based technicians are also outfitting the airline’s fleet with satellite Wi-Fi.

Copyright Photo: Mark Durbin. Boeing 767-322 ER N668UA (msn 30024) with Blended Winglets is tugged at the San Francisco hub.

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