Starting November 21, Air France will start operating its new Pointe à Pitre-Atlanta route.
The airline will operate two weekly Guadeloupe-US flights with Airbus A320 aircraft offering up to 170 seats.
According to Aviation Tribune, passengers departing from the US and Canada will have easier access to the French West Indies, French Guiana and Air France’s regional Caribbean network as a continuation of the flight from Atlanta.
This new route is in addition to the regional Caribbean network operated by Air France, which links Pointe à Pitre, Fort de France, Cayenne, Port au Prince, Miami and now Atlanta.
Two Airbus A320s (170 seats) and crews dedicated to this network operate more than 60 weekly flights between these different economic regional centres.
In addition, Air France offers eight destinations on departure from Pointe à Pitre or Fort de France: Saint Lucia, San Juan, Santo Domingo, Saint Martin Grand Case, Saint Maarten Juliana, St. Barthelemy, Fort de France and Barbados, operated on a code-share basis with Air Antilles. With its partner Winair, Air France customers also have access to 7 destinations in the Caribbean via Saint Martin: Saint Barthélemy, Dominica, Tortola, Saba, Saint Eustache, Saint Kitts and Nevis and Antigua.