Air France facilitates the return of 240,000 people from 82 countries during the coronavirus crisis

The airline maintains flights between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and some destinations in France and other countries

Air France has facilitated the return of more than 240,000 people to their homes from 82 countries during the coronavirus crisis, including nearly 130,000 French citizens repatriated in collaboration with the French Ministry of Transport and Foreign Affairs.

«Since March 14 we have been concentrating our efforts on repatriating those who are far from home,» said the airline’s executive director, Anne Rigail, in a letter addressed to customers.

In the letter, the directive has pointed out that the coronavirus has led to an «unprecedented» situation, which has forced decisions to prevent the spread of the disease, such as movement restrictions that have caused the suspension of almost all flights. operated by the French airline.

However, for those who «have no choice but to travel,» the airline has decided to maintain a certain number of flights between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and some destinations in France and other countries. After the closure of the Paris-Orly airport on March 31, the company has had to concentrate all operations to and from the Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport.

In addition, the airline has reported that it has extended the date to postpone the booked trips at no additional cost until November 30 of this year.