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Anne Rigail – Chief Executive Officer just sent out her message and wishes for 2021. She hopes that the new vaccines will enable people to resume experiences and will allow everyone to be closer to their loved ones.

She comes back on Air France’s mission statement for 2021 and on Air France’s accomplishments for 2020:

  1. Air France reimbursed 1.7 billion euros to their customers due to the COVID19 crisis. The sales teams are still processing the customers’ requests.
  2. Air France developed a label to ensure a safer travel: Air France Protect.
  3. All Air France tickets are fully-modifiable and refundable until the day of departure for all trips until Sept 30 2021.
  4. Air France contributed to transport surgical masks and medical equipment and will also contribute to transport vaccines around the world.
  5. Air France objective for 2021 is to reopen the skies, while continuing to impose the strictest health conditions.
  6. Environmental Air France’s objective is to reduce CO2 emissions, notably by renewing their fleet and to transform their domestic network, especially by developing intermodal connections with the train.

 

EU officials are discussing a joint response to a new, more infectious Covid-19 variant in the UK, which has sparked travel bans by many countries. (see article)

In Paris and eight other French cities, restaurants, bars, cinemas and other establishments were being forced to close no later than 9 pm to try to reduce contact among people. (see article)

Expert answers questions for on how to handle a travel quarantine and travel ban; what are the current travel quarantine rules in the US by states and how to get professional help with navigating a travel quarantine and ban.

The following countries on the list has no quarantines, no COVID-19 testing requirements and is accepting American travelers: Albania, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Turkey, Serbia, Tanzania, Kosovo, North Macedonia (see article on Travel off Path)

Every year, the European Best Destination organization releases its approved list of beautiful European cities that host the best Christmas markets. This year’s list includes destinations where you can enjoy Christmas while still following strict health and sanitary rules, like Madeira Islands, Portugal; Tallinn, Estonia; Vienna, Austria; Criova, Romania; Prague, Czech Republic or Dresden, Germany. (see article)




Paris Fashion Week is starting in a few days and will be both digital and in-person this year. Check the calendar for more detail.

ILTM (International Luxury Travel Market) goes virtual. ILTM Cannes postponed to 2021.

Please have a look to   the COVID-19 Travel Regulations Map  to have the last updated information regarding the travel regulations due to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Paris Airport : Covid-19 new measures update, including terminal changes. Paris CDG Airport: Terminal 1, 2D, 2G and 3 are temporarily closed until further notice.

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has begun testing a self-service facial recognition system to verify traveler IDs as travel begins to return amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Airlines planned to offer 3.2 million seats in August on international flights from the U.S (77% less than last year). See  Travel Weekly article.

United, American and Delta are getting rid of the change fee for travel within the USA! See Conde Nast Traveler article.

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Brexit and Travel – What do you need to know

On December 24th 2020, the EU and UK reached a trade and cooperation agreement. January 1st 2021, The United Kingdom officially exited the EU. New rules apply to travel and business between the UK and Europe. One change is that EU rules on free movement will no longer apply to travel to and from the

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Guidelines for the France Visa Application

For the past 38 years, Frenchway travel has been the best corporate travel agency in Paris and New York. We provide customers the best corporate travel experience. In this blog, we will provide you information regarding if you need a visa for your next business travel in France and how to obtain it. All the

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Flying from New York to Paris – 2010-2019

The following paragraphs will present an analysis of the travelling historic from New York to Paris. The dataset is from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics.  2010-2019 Trend   From 2010 to 2019, The number of passengers flying from New York to Paris steadily increased by 55%, from 0.58 million to 0.9 million. The Number of

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Flying from the US to Paris – 2010 to 2020

In this article, we have analyzed the trends of travelers flying to Paris from the US. From which city do they travel? Did it change in the last few years? What is the favorite season of the years of the travelers? Read on to know more… The dataset is from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics.

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10 Iconic Places to Visit in Paris

Paris, a city full of historical monuments, famous museums, and other sites that magnetize millions of tourists each year. It is also one of the most romantic cities in Europe and one of the most visited cities in the world. This historical and cultural city is also very fashionable. In this article, we will introduce

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Hotels : The Peninsula

Located close to the Champs-Elysées, the Peninsula Paris is one of the most prestigious hotels in Paris. With 200 rooms, including 34 suites, a gourmet restaurant “L’Oiseau Blanc” held by Christophe Raoux with breathtaking views of the Parisian rooftops and a Luxurious Spa, his Palace is the perfect place to get pampered and treated like royalty. Frenchway enjoys partnerships with

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Festival season is here…

This year’s 72nd Cannes film festival kicks off on May 14th with headliners such as Quentin Tarantino, Pedro Almodovar and Abdellatif Kechiche, but also a stage to discover new talents such as: – Mati Diop with her first feature film, “Atlantic” – Ladj Ly, also with his first feature film on police violence, “Les Miserables” – Waad

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Sports

The fortnight of Roland Garros 2019 will start Sunday, May 26th. Once again tennis lovers will visit Porte d’Auteuil to see the man of the house, Rafael Nadal or to rediscover Roger Federer on the clays of Paris. Beyond the sporting aspect, the 2nd Grand Slam tournament of the season is also the rallying point

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Spotlight : Cape Town

This year we saw many production companies traveling to South Africa for their photo and video shootings, especially for the automobile industry. With breathtaking scenery between mountains and the sea, Cape Town is the perfect destination during Europe’s greyer months. Check out a few of the productions we sent there: Peugeot /// Citroën /// Sixt Call us to get your

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Travel and Fashion : Louis Vuitton presents its collection

Direction New York and the former JFK terminal for Louis Vuitton; On the occasion of its Croisière collection runway show on May 8th, the French house inaugurated the TWA Flight Center, closed since 2001 and rehabilitated as a hotel (opening May 15). The building’s modern architecture, designed by Eero Saarinen, refers to the art of travel, a

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Frenchway Travel X Red Star Lab

The Red Star is an emblematic Football club in France and now becoming a reference in the fashion and lifestyle world thanks to Super Vision Office (Première Heure), David Bellion and their collaborations. Through their non-profit organisation, Red Star Lab, the Saint Ouen football club organizes artistic and cultural activities “to introduce young club graduates to culture, to stir their curiosity and expand their field

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Travel Tips: Top Trends In Corporate Travel for 2020

We are almost halfway 2018, and as predicted, it has been to be a dynamic year in the corporate travel world. We did some research about recent trends in business travel and we would like to share those with you. Bleisure Travel We normally distinguish between leisure travel and business travel. A big upcoming trend

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Travel Tips: Best Ways To Sleep On An Airplane

Do you know the feeling when you’ve just arrived at the airport after a long-haul flight and you didn’t sleep at all? We’ve all been there….waiting for our suitcases at the luggage carousel and feeling exhausted! For the best sleep, obviously a seat in business or first class is better than an economy seat. (Many of

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Traveling in France during COVID-19

The COVID-19 remains present in France and worldwide. It is therefore very important that everyone remains alert and respects both the barrier measures and the remaining restrictions. While the 2nd lock down in France has been lifted since December 15th, a curfew is in effect from 6pm to 6am on France metropolitan territory. As travel

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Coronavirus Face Mask Airlines’ Policies

    Masks are mandatory at the airports and during the entire flight. All the airlines don’t follow exactly the same policy. To help you see more clearly between the different airlines’ rules, we have listed the Coronavirus Face Mask Policy of seven of them. Air France Who Must Wear:  Passengers aged 11 and above

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Flying Business Class with Air France post COVID-19

As the French flag carrier and the country’s largest airline, Air France flies to about 35 destinations within France and about 170 destinations in 93 other countries. This blog is mainly talking about your experience if you fly business class with Air France and how Air France acts to guarantee a safe trip for you

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COVID-19 Updates

Travel Safely – COVID-19 With the outbreak of COVID-19 all over the world, we should pay more attention to our safety. Even when travelling, protect ourselves while protecting other. In this special period, Frenchway is ready to assist travelers, open on regular hours to manage your travel needs. Please read on for our travel tips,

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