Air France said would increase flights to China

An Air France airplane lands at the Charles-de-Gaulle airport in Roissy
An Air France Airbus A350 airplane lands at the Charles-de-Gaulle airport in Roissy, near Paris, France April 2, 2021. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann/

BEIJING, Jan 30 (Reuters) - Air France (AIRF.PA) said on its official social media account in China on Monday that it will gradually increase flights to China.

Air France said it has been increasing flights between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and China after Chinese authorities lifted travel restrictions. Currently it operates one flight to Beijing every week, two flights to Shanghai per week which will be increased to three from Feb. 3.

Since July 1, the carrier will operate daily flights to Beijing Shanghai and Hong Kong, it said.

Reporting by Sophie Yu, Brenda Goh, Editing by Louise Heavens

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