Starting 27 March 2011, Air France will begin operating a new service between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Phnom Penh, the Cambodian capital. Flight bookings and ticket sales are now open.
The three weekly flights between Paris and Phnom Penh, with a stopover in Bangkok, will be operated by Airbus A340-300 equipped with 275 seats (30 in Business, 21 in Premium Voyageur and 224 in Voyageur-Economy), and subsequently during summer 2011 by Boeing 777-200ER equipped with 309 seats (35 in Business, 24 in Premium Voyageur and 250 in Voyageur-Economy).
Flight schedules between Paris and Phnom Penh
Paris-CDG / Phnom Penh
AF 274, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
Departing at 19:30, and arriving in Bangkok at 11:50, the following day,
Departing for Phnom Penh the same day at 13:20, arriving at 14.35
Phnom Penh / Paris-CDG
AF 273, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays
Departing at 20:15, and arriving in Bangkok at 21:30
Departing for Paris the same day at 22:55, and arriving at 06:10, the following day.
Flight times allow you to benefit from convenient connecting opportunities to and from destinations worldwide at Paris-Charles de Gaulle.
Appeared in Bloomberg Business Week, Associated Press writer Sopheng Cheang reported that:
The three weekly flights between Paris and the former French protectorate will make Air France the first European air carrier to fly to Cambodia, said Khek Norinda, spokesman for the company that runs Cambodia’s airports. Its two international airports are currently served only by Asian carriers.