AIRFRANCE launch Airbus A380 and Boeing 777-300ER service to Washington from June 2011

AIRFRANCE today announced 5th destination in its network to be served by Airbus A380 aircraft. From 06JUN11 to 05SEP11, 1 of 2 Daily Paris CDG – Washington Dulles AF028/039 service is to be operated by 4-class Airbus A380 (configuration of Premium Voyageur posted on the blog 10OCT10), replacing 777-200ER.

From 06SEP11, AIRFRANCE readjust planned capacity on this 2 daily flight, which sees the end of Boeing 777-200ER operation. A380 service is reduced to 4 weekly, the remaining 3 weekly service sees service entry of Boeing 777-300ER on regular basis for the first time

Details and schedules:

AF028 CDG1040 – 1300IAD 388 D
AF026 CDG1640 – 1910IAD 772 D

AF039 IAD1625 – 0545+1CDG 388 D
AF027 IAD2155 – 1130+1CDG 772 D

effective 06SEP11
AF028/039 388 Day x234 77W Day 234
AF026/027 332 Daily (There will be no First service on this flight)