Air France Welcomes New A350 “Nice” to its Long-Haul Fleet

General CargoFeb - 10, 2020
Air France welcomed a new A350, named “Nice”, to its fleet on Tuesday, 4 February.

This new A350-900 is one of 38 that will progressively join the Air France long-haul fleet as part of a renewal plan running through until 2025.

The new arrival operated its first commercial flight to Bamako (Mali) and Abidjan (Ivory Coast) on 12 February.

During the summer season (29 March to 25 October 2020), Air France will deploy new A350 equipment on flights to six long-haul destinations out of Paris-Charles de Gaulle: Bamako, Abidjan, Bangkok (Thailand), Atlanta, Boston and Washington (United States).

The schedules for the new A350 are as follows:

FLIGHT NUMBER DEPARTURE                   ARRIVAL OPERATING DAYS
AF0520 CDG – 10:15 BKO – 01:55pm Daily
BKO ABJ – 04:50pm
AF0521 ABJ – 07:05 BKO Daily
BKO – 11:05pm CDG – 06:35
AF0166 CDG – 04:25pm BKK – 08:45am Monday, Wednesday, Saturday
AF0165 BKK – 10:45am CDG – 06:15pm Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday
AF0682 CDG -10:35am ATL – 02:05pm Daily
AF0681 ATL – 04:35pm CDG – 07:05am (+1) Daily
AF0334 CDG – 01:35pm BOS – 03:00pm Daily
AF0333 BOS – 10:20pm CDG – 11:15am (+1) Daily
From 04/05/20 : AF0322 CDG – 06:20pm BOS – 08:05pm Daily
From 04/05/20 : AF0321 BOS – 10:20pm CDG – 11:15am (+1) Daily
From 05/06/20 : AF0026 CDG – 04:40pm WAS – 07:10am (+1) Daily
From 05/06/20 : AF0027 WAS – 09:05pm CDG – 10:40 (+1) Daily


The new A350 is more eco-friendly, with 20% lower environmental impact, thanks to lighter materials. It also produces 40% less noise than its predecessor.

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