Air France will deploy its Airbus A380 on the Paris-Hong Kong route this summer.
From 27 May to 8 June 2014, the double-decker jet will operate four weekly services (Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays) to Hong Kong, with the remaining three being served using the Boeing 777-300ER. But then from 9 June to 25 October, the A380 will be deployed on all seven weekly flights.
Services will depart Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport at 2325 each day, arriving at Hong Kong International Airport at 1720 the following day. On the return leg, flights leave HKIA at 0050, getting back into the French capital at 0800 the same day.
Air France will operate its 516-seat A380 to Hong Kong, with nine seats in first class, 80 in business class, 38 in premium economy and 389 in economy.
This summer, Air France’s nine A380s will fly to seven destinations: Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Washington DC, Johannesburg, Shanghai and Hong Kong.