San Fransisco lands XL Airways

By Michael Garko, In Airline News

San Fransisco International Airport announced Thursday that XL Airways France will begin twice-weekly flights to Paris Charles de Gaulle.  Flights will begin on May 26.

Photo by NYC Aviation's phinalanji

“XL Airways France’s new SFO route provides our customers with yet another choice for service to Paris, one of our top international destinations,” said San Francisco International Airport Director John L. Martin in a release. “And, with flights from Paris to locations in Corsica, Italy and the Maldives, XL Airways presents even more options for planning a unique summer getaway via SFO.”

XL Airways will operate 264-seat Airbus A330-200 aircraft, including 21 seats in XL’s Galaxy Class.  Galaxy Class seats come with “leather seats, daily press and magazines, complimentary pre-takeoff champagne, choice of hot meals and desserts, fine wines, individual entertainment screens, comfort kits and warm towels.”

XL Airways France also offers US flights from Paris to New York-JFK and Las Vegas.

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