Air France has unveiled its summer 2023 schedule, announcing plans to increase services and open new routes to East Africa.
The carrier will launch a new route to Dar Es Salam, Tanzania as a continuation of its service to Zanzibar (also located in Tanzania), it said in a statement released on November 28, 2022.
Air France will commence services to Dar Es Salam, Tanzania’s largest city, from June 12, 2023, operated three times weekly from its Paris-Charles de Gaulle hub by a Boeing 787-9, the airline added.
Dar Es Salam is also served by KLM with daily flights departing from Amsterdam.
Increased services to East Africa with flights to Tanzania, Kenya and Madagascar
Air France also announced that it will increase flights to Zanzibar, (Tanzania), Nairobi (Kenya) and Antananarivo (Madagascar).
Alongside its new route to Dar Es Salam, Air France will increase its service to Zanzibar to three flights per week during the beginning of summer 2023, up from a twice weekly service in 2022.
From June 12, 2023, Air France will also increase to non-stop daily flights between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Nairobi Kenya, against its current six weekly flights. These flights will be operated by its Boeing 787-9 fleet.
The Paris-Charles de Gaulle-based airline also revealed that it will offer five non-stop weekly flights to Antananarivo (Madagascar) operated by its Airbus A350-900 fleet compared to its current four weekly flights.