Since 12 January 2015, the new Air France cabin classes have been available on flights to Sao Paulo in Brazil. After New York, Tokyo, Singapore, Jakarta and Shanghai, Brazil’s economic capital is also benefiting from these new cabins offering each customer optimum comfort…
Air France is continuing to deploy its new cabins on its Boeing 777, the heart of its long-haul fleet. Since 12 January 2015, customers have been able to fly to Sao Paulo on board a Boeing 777-200 equipped with the new Business, Premium Economy and Economy cabins.
This winter, Air France is offering 14 weekly flights to Sao Paulo from Paris-Charles de Gaulle. The gradual implementation of equipped aircraft means Air France has been able to offer the new cabins to this destination once a week since 12 January 2015, and up to seven times a week in summer 2015.
Flight schedules (local time)
AF 456: Leaves Paris-Charles de Gaulle at 10h30, arrives in Sao Paulo at 19h20 the same day
AF 459: Leaves Sao Paulo at 21h25, arrives at Paris-Charles de Gaulle at 11h35 the following day
AF 454: Leaves Paris-Charles de Gaulle at 23h20, arrives in Sao Paulo at 8h15 the following day
AF 457: Leaves Sao Paulo at 18h15, arrives at Paris Charles de Gaulle at 8h30 the following day
Personalized services for Brazilian customers
At Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport, Air France ground staff speaking Portuguese are available to assist Brazilian customers with formalities on departure, arrival and when they have a connection.
On flights in and out of all Brazilian destinations served by Air France (Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia) the Company employs Portuguese-speaking cabin crew. Over 60 Brazilian cabin crew have been recruited by the company and nearly 500 speak Portuguese.
On board, the announcements are made in Brazilian Portuguese on these routes. In addition, Air France offers its customers a selection of daily and weekly Brazilian newspapers and magazines. A choice of 200 to 300 CDs of various musical genres, including a selection of Latin American tracks is also available, enabling passengers to compile their own playlist. In each cabin, individual screens show up to 125 movies available in up to 9 different languages, including Portuguese and Spanish. In total, 600 hours of programs are available.