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Guided History Of French Bee

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French Bee History

French Bee is a low-cost, long-haul airline based in France. It was established in 2016 and began operations in September 2017. The airline is a subsidiary of the Dubreuil Group, which is also the parent company of Air Caraïbes. French Bee aims to provide affordable and comfortable travel options for both leisure and business travelers.

The airline started with a fleet of three Airbus A330-300 aircraft, offering flights from Paris Orly Airport to several destinations including Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, San Francisco in the United States, and Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean. French Bee's focus on long-haul flights distinguishes it from other low-cost carriers in Europe.

French Bee has since expanded its fleet and route network. It now operates a total of seven Airbus A350-900 aircraft, which are known for their fuel efficiency and passenger comfort. The airline has added new destinations such as Tahiti in French Polynesia and Mauritius in the Indian Ocean. French Bee has also increased its frequency of flights to existing destinations, providing more options for travelers.

More Airline Insights & Tips

Here are a few of helpful resources & tips that can further enhance your knowledge of French Bee airlines and how to best be prepared for your trip:

  • Delays are an unfortunate fact of the life of an air traveler. Arm yourself against surprises by knowing the flight status of your BF French Bee flight before heading to the airport, as this could save you a lot of time, or even your trip to the airport if your flight is canceled.
  • Info can be found here on French Bee’s company structure, headquarters, etc.
  • See which partnerships and alliances French Bee has here. This is useful if you want to build up your frequent flyer points on partner airlines.
  • Want to know which plane types are in service? Check out BF’s fleet list here.
  • When considering a flight booking on French Bee, be aware that third-party travel sites might require you to use their customer service instead of French Bee's, which may be less than ideal in certain situations.

Beyond the history presented here for French Bee, if you’re wanting more aviation history, read about the history of commercial flight here, or the history of the airline industry here.

One of the key features of French Bee is its commitment to sustainability. The airline has implemented various initiatives to reduce its environmental impact, including the use of biofuels and the optimization of flight operations. French Bee is also actively involved in carbon offset programs to mitigate its carbon emissions.

French Bee has gained a reputation for its friendly and attentive service. The airline offers a range of amenities on board, including comfortable seating, in-flight entertainment, and a selection of meals and beverages. Passengers can also enjoy the convenience of online check-in and seamless connections with partner airlines.

For more information about this airline, check out our comprehensive French Bee Guide.

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