Air France is the prominent airline company of France and its main flight base in Charles de Gaulle Airport. If your Air France flight has been cancelled or significantly delayed or if you have been denied boarding on an Air France flight for which you have a confirmed reservation, you are entitled to the rights defined in Regulation (EC) No 261/2004. Your compensation depends on the distance which is calculated based on the last destination.
You are also entitled to reimburse your extra costs due to the flight disruption such as meals and refreshments in reasonable relation to the waiting time, possibly hotel accommodation including transport costs to/from airport.
Air France was founded in 1933 by Air France-KLM in France. Air France’s headquarters are currently located in Tremblay en France and the main base in Charles de Gaulle Airport. Air France is not a star alliance member. The company has 4 stars on Skytrax rating. Franck Terner leads the company as the CEO. Its subsidiaries include Joon, HOP!, Transavia France, Servair and Soc Construct Repara Materi Aeronautiq.
It has declared $ 23,300,000,000 in revenue. Air France offers service to 191 destinations in 95 countries and they have carried more than 87.3 million passengers in 2014. Paris-Berlin,London-Paris,Istanbul-Paris,Istanbul-Dublin are some of the main flight destinations.
Air France’s fleet consists of Boeing 777 model aircrafts. The average age of the fleet is 12.9 years. The youngest aircrafts are the Boeing 787 at 1 years old. They rank 9 among 54 airlines operating this type of aircraft. The most common aircraft in the fleet is the Boeing 777 with 70 of them at hand. They rank 43 among 67 airlines operating this type of aircraft.
Air France have 11 accident reports to date. The most recent one is in 2009 at São Paulo Archipelago, Atlantic Ocean228 with Airbus A330 aircraft.