Air France to start services on Chennai-Paris route

Air France announced resumption of flight services on Chennai-Paris route from June. The European carrier discontinued flying between the two cities more than a decade ago due to low passenger demand.

It currently operates flights to Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru.

In its come back, the carrier would fly three times per week between Chennai and Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport starting June 14 with Boeing 787 (Dreamliner) plane, Air France said in a release.

These flights will be operated by a 279-seater Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner with 30 seats in business, 21 in premium economy, and the rest 228 in economy class, the airline said.