Air France Introduces Exclusive Flights from Los Angeles to French Riviera for Cannes Film Festival and Monaco Grand Prix
In May 2024, Air France will offer two special flights directly connecting Los Angeles to the glamorous French Riviera. Scheduled for May 13 and 27, the flights are ideal for Cannes International Film Festival attendees and the Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix.
This new service meets the surge in demand from travelers on the US West Coast seeking to immerse themselves in the excitement of these prestigious events. As an official partner of the Cannes Film Festival, Air France is dedicated to facilitating a seamless journey for film enthusiasts and professionals heading to the festival. Meanwhile, racing fans will appreciate the convenience of traveling directly to the heart of the action for the Monaco Grand Prix.
Whether you’re a movie buff or a motor racing fan, these special flights from Air France are your ticket to a star-studded adventure on the French Riviera this spring.
Air France connects Hollywood to the Cannes Film Festival
The Airbus A350 is ready to elevate your flight experience to new heights. Decked out with the airline’s most modern cabins, every class of service ensures comfort and privacy. Business class offers a revolutionary sliding door feature for each seat, allowing you to ensconce yourself in your private cocoon. These seats transform into full-flat beds stretching almost two meters, providing the perfect setting for a restful sleep.
Step up to Premium Economy and relax in the latest recliner-type seats. With a generous 48-cm seat width and a 121° recline, you’ll enjoy a journey of relaxation. The airline does not leave Economy class passengers behind on comfort. They can unwind in seats with ergonomic foam, a 119° recline, and 79 cm of legroom.
You can stay connected with in-flight Wi-Fi in all classes. Dive into a world of entertainment on large High-Definition touch screens, making time fly as quickly.
Air France Flight Schedule Los Angeles to Nice (local time)
- May 13, 2024 – AF041 – Leaves Los Angeles at 13:15, arriving in Nice at 9:35 the following day.
- May 27, 2024 – AF040 — Leaves Nice at 13:55, arriving in Los Angeles at 17:05 the same day.
Air France aims to enhance the glamour and convenience of flying to the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in 2024. They’ve scheduled four exclusive flights directly connecting New York’s JFK Airport with Nice, just in time for the renowned festival, which will take place from June 17 to June 21, 2024.
If you plan to attend this premier event, you can fly out of New York on June 15 or 16 and return from Nice on June 20 or 21. These special flights are a treat for travelers, as they’ll be aboard the Airbus A350 – a standout in Air France’s long-haul fleet.
The Airbus A350 isn’t just about comfort and style; it’s also a much greener choice. Flying on this aircraft means a 25% cut in CO2 emissions compared to older planes, which is a significant step towards reducing the environmental impact of your travel. Plus, the A350 reduces the noise by 40%, meaning a quieter, more peaceful flight for everyone.
So, when you’re heading to Cannes for creativity and inspiration, Air France offers you a stylish, eco-friendly journey with their latest cabin comforts aboard the exceptional Airbus A350.
Air France Bolsters Service to the United States
Air France is gearing up to expand its flights to the U.S. during the 2024 summer season. Starting May 13, 2024, the airline will resume flights to Minneapolis, Minnesota. Additionally, it’s extending its flight offerings to include Raleigh-Durham in North Carolina for the summer period. More exciting news—the airline is introducing a brand-new route to Phoenix, Arizona, beginning on May 23, 2024.
When flying with Air France, travelers will now have an impressive lineup of 17 U.S. destinations. These destinations span the country, offering rich cultures and landscapes.
Full List of Air France U.S. Destinations:
- Atlanta - Detroit - New York-Newark
- Boston - Houston - Phoenix
- Chicago - Los Angeles - Raleigh-Durham
- Dallas - Miami - San Francisco
- Denver - Minneapolis - Seattle
Air France Celebrates 44 Years of Partnership with the Cannes Film Festival
This year marks the 44th consecutive year of Air France’s partnership with the prestigious Cannes Film Festival for its 77th edition, which will dazzle audiences from May 14 to May 25, 2024. As the festival lights up the French Riviera, Air France is also celebrating its longstanding love affair with the world of cinema.
Since 1951, when An American in Paris graced the screens aboard a Constellation aircraft traveling from New York to Paris, cinema has become ingrained in Air France’s identity. Today, it remains a cornerstone of the Air France travel experience. The airline prides itself on its in-flight entertainment offerings, especially on long-haul flights, where passengers can enjoy movies on the latest high-definition screens.
With 1,500 hours of in-flight entertainment, Air France keeps passengers spoiled for choice. Their curated selection includes many French movies and past Cannes Film Festival winners. The film catalog caters to the diverse preferences and cultures of Air France’s global clientele. Films are often presented in their original language to preserve authenticity.
Whether you’re a die-hard cinephile or an off-and-on movie buff, you’ll appreciate the selection. Air France’s extensive library of films proves that cinema isn’t just something the airline shows – it’s in their heart.
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