On July 1, 2020, Air France KLM will be re-assuming air services to and from the UAE, following the gradual lifting of travel restrictions.
Air France will offer three weekly flights from Paris on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, with return services from Dubai scheduled for Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Air France flight AF655 will depart Dubai International’s terminal 2 at 00:40, arriving at Paris-Charles De Gaulle Airport at 06:10. Return flights will depart Paris at 13:25, arriving in Dubai at 22:15. This route will be operated by an Airbus A350-900 aircraft.
From July 1, KLM will also be offering daily flights between Amsterdam to Dubai, to be operated by a Boeing 777-200. Flight KL428 will take off from Dubai International Airport terminal 2 at 02:50, arriving at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport at 08:15, while flight KL427 will take off from Amsterdam Schilphol Airport at 16:30, arriving in Dubai at 01:10.
General manager, Air France KLM – Gulf, Iran and Pakistan, Yeshwant Pawar enthused on the news: “Our passengers comfort, well-being and health remain our highest priority. All of our flights are operated with additional sanitary measures to ensure our passengers safety. We profoundly thank our customers for their patience and the authorities involved in the UAE, in France and in the Netherlands for their continuous support.”