Air France takes delivery of its twentieth Airbus A350-900

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This Friday, Air France welcomed the 20th Airbus A350-900, registration F-HTYT, to its fleet. The aircraft will make its first commercial flight (AF480) on Saturday, November 26 to Lima, Peru.

The aircraft is named “Angers”, in homage to this city in western France that was once home to the country’s kings. Since 2019 and with the delivery of its first Airbus A350, Air France has revived the tradition of naming its aircraft after French cities.

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In total, the airline has ordered 38 Airbus A350-900s, and deliveries will continue at a steady pace until 2025.

By 2030, latest generation aircraft (Airbus A350, Boeing 787, Airbus A220) will make up 70% of Air France’s fleet – up from 7% today – thanks to an ambitious investment plan of one billion euros per year.

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This winter, the Air France Airbus A350 will serve 20 destinations on four continents on departure from Paris-Charles de Gaulle: Atlanta, Chicago, Miami and Seattle (United States), Montreal (Canada), Mexico City (Mexico), San José (Costa Rica), Lima (Peru), Sao Paulo (Brazil), Buenos Aires (Argentina), Santiago de Chile (Chile), Conakry (Guinea), Bamako (Mali), Brazzaville (Republic of the Congo), Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of the Congo), Cairo (Egypt), Tel Aviv (Israel), Beirut (Lebanon), Delhi and Bangalore (India).

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