For the first time ever, China Airlines and Air France are code sharing to bring Taiwan and France closer together by connecting their respective hub airports.
The route will be flown by Air France with three flights a week, with the inaugural flight from Paris to Taipei having arrived at Taoyuan International Airport at 8:15AM on April 17.
China Airlines has long striven to build a more comprehensive network. In addition to the opening of new routes and destinations, China Airlines has also worked actively with SkyTeam member airlines and other carriers to create demand for travel and cargo.
As the leader of Taiwan’s airline industry, China Airlines plays an important role in providing transportation services between Taiwan and France. For this latest foray by Air France into the Taiwan market, China Airlines will serve as its most powerful and capable local partner. The direct flights will expand market demand and continue to foster closer links between France and Taiwan.
China Airlines became a member of SkyTeam in 2011 to extend its services worldwide. Code sharing with other SkyTeam members help connect Taiwan with the rest of the world. In addition to the Taipei-Paris route, China Airlines and Air France have partnered to offer extensions to Amsterdam and Frankfurt. China Airlines is also making its Taipei-Sydney and Taipei-Melbourne routes available to Air France on a code sharing basis, a move that will provide travelers between Europe and Asia with high-quality products and services that offer greater flexibility and convenience.
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