Air Transat resumes direct flights to France

Air France adds more flights to Vancouver-Paris summer route

MONTREAL — Air France is ramping up its Canada-Paris summer schedule with up to 49 flights a week, including a daily flight between Vancouver and the City of Lights.

This increases the airline’s number of weekly flights out of Vancouver by two, while overall departures from Canada will increase 27% compared to summer 2019.

“After two years of curtailing flights, we are proud to be able to measurably increase the number of departures from Vancouver and our other Canadian destinations,” said Catherine Guillemart Dias, who adds that this will make “Air France the leading European airline in terms of capacity between Europe and Canada.”

Effective March 27, passengers will fly between Vancouver and Paris aboard B777-200s equipped with 28 seats in Business class, 24 in Premium Economy and 260 in Economy.

Air France’s reduced roundtrip fares on outbound flights from Vancouver are as follows:

Paris: $745 Economy, $1,245 Premium Economy, $1,995 Business

Rome: $959 Economy, $1,459 Premium Economy, $2,209 Business

Dubai: $985 Economy, $1,485 Premium Economy, $2,235 Business

Malaga: $985 Economy, $1,485 Premium Economy, $2,235 Business

Cairo: $1,035 Economy, $1,535 Premium Economy, $2,285 Business

Accra: $1,345 Economy, $1,845 Premium Economy, $2,595 Business

More destinations are available. Fares are in effect until March 30, 2022, for travel by May 6, 2022 or between Oct. 16-Dec. 10, 2022. Business fares are valid for travel effective immediately, through Dec. 10, 2022. Fares include all taxes, complimentary inflight meal, breakfast or snack, alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages including champagne in all cabin classes.

As part of the Air France Protect program, all tickets are 100% changeable. Bookings may be postponed or cancelled regardless of the reason, giving customers the flexibility to change their flight or obtain a non-refundable voucher valid for one year from the issue date to book a new flight.


Together, Air France and KLM will be offering a combined 81 flights a week to Europe.

Air France will operate 49 weekly flights to Paris-Charles de Gaulle from Montreal (25), Toronto (14) and Vancouver (7), plus three flights out of Quebec City, a new service being inaugurated on May 17.

KLM will fly to Amsterdam via 32 departures, including Toronto (10), Vancouver (7), Calgary (7), Montreal (5) and Edmonton (3).

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