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Air France To Reintroduce Seasonal Direct Flights between Paris And Cape Town

Air France is proud to announce that the airline will be reintroducing seasonal direct flights between Paris and Cape Town. Starting 17 October 2023, Air France will offer direct flights between Cape Town International Airport (CPT) and Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG). This seasonal route will operate during the peak travel period, providing an exciting opportunity for travellers to experience the best of both cities.

These seasonal flights will operate on a Boeing Dreamliner 787-900 on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays according to the following schedule:

  • Flight AF864 will depart Paris at 10:10 and arrive in Cape Town at 21:20. 
  • Flight AF871 will then depart Cape Town at 23:35 and arrive in Paris at 11:20 the following morning.

These flights will be operated by a Boeing Dreamliner 787-900 and are in addition to Air France’s existing daily flights between Paris and Johannesburg.

“Air France is thrilled to connect the culturally rich and cosmopolitan city of Paris with the breath-taking wonders of Cape Town,” comments Wilson Tauro, Country Manager Southern Africa for Air France-KLM. “Air France understands the demand for the route during this seasonal period and looks forward to welcoming passengers on board, providing an unparalleled travel experience and fostering connections between two extraordinary destinations.” Tickets for this new seasonal route are now on sale at

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