Air France Announces New Low Cost Fares

Air France, a France-based airline, has announced low cost fares for its passengers.

The Mini fare is the cheapest economy offering from the airline and does not include seat selection, checked luggage or frequent flyer miles. The new fares, commence from €49, and are on offer for 58 destinations in the domestic, as well as medium-haul routes.

The tickets are on offer currently, for travel from February 6, 2013, and are offered as an option that does not include the airline’s Flying Blue frequent flyer miles, or checked baggage.

The new fare is also being extended to six Cityjet-operated routes from London City to Brest, Nantes, Pau, Avignon, Toulon and Paris Orly.

The airline will also be continuing to offer its Classic fare, commencing from €69, which includes amenities such as seat selection, checked luggage, Flying Blue miles, complimentary snack, drink and newspaper, and a flight change facility.

Alexandre de Juniac, the chairman and chief executive of Air France, said, ‘With this new fare range that makes the Air France quality of service accessible to all, Air France is continuing to implement its Transform 2015 plan, which aims to put the customer at the heart of its development strategy.

This initiative is in addition to the renewal of the commercial offer launched in October 2012 with the strategy of moving up-market on the medium-haul network.

Air France is clearly illustrating its ambition to pursue a policy of constant adaptation of its products and services, and earn its customers’ preference.’

The airline currently offers services to more than a dozen destinations in the UK.