Wednesday, February 26, 2014


I received this postcard today...from Russia.

It is an ad postcard for Air France.  I think it's kind of a neat postcard; however, I was a bit disappointed that the sender didn't write a single word on the back of it.  :(

I was interested (slightly) in learning something about Air France.  This is some of what I learned about the airline.

  • Air France is headquartered on the grounds of Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport located north of Paris.
  • Air France was formed in 1933 from a merger of several airlines.
  • Air France served as France's primary national flag carrier for seven decades prior to its merger with KLM in 2003.  (A flag carrier is an airline or ship-line registered under the laws of a country whose government gives it partial or total monopoly over international routes.)
  • In 2004, Air France ranked as the largest European airline with 25.5% total market share.
  • In 2004, Air France was the largest airline in the world in terms of operating revenue.
  • In 2011, Air France carried 59,513,000 passengers.
  • As of 2013, Air France serves 36 destinations in France and operates worldwide scheduled passenger and cargo services to 168 destinations in 93 countries.

   Business Dictionary

1 comment:

  1. I flew on Air France one time. Still have the boarding pass, too. :)