Air France makes wearing a face mask compulsory on all flights from May 11

Air France has announced it will ask customers to wear a face mask throughout their journey as of 11 May 2020, the company said.

The move is in response to French instructions making the wearing of a mask compulsory on public transport.

This is in addition to the measures implemented by Air France and its partners in response to the COVID-19 health crisis, which include:

-The modification of customer channels on the ground with the implementation of physical distancing along the customer journey at the airport and the installation of Plexiglas protection screens at airports each time it is possible,
-The implementation of physical distancing on board where possible.
-The reinforcement of daily aircraft cleaning procedures, with the disinfection of all surfaces in contact with customers.
-The introduction of a specific procedure for the periodic disinfecting aircraft by spraying an approved virucidal product effective for 10 days.
-Adapting in-flight service to limit interaction between customers and crew members.

​Air in the cabin is renewed every 3 minutes.

Air France reminds passengers that the health and safety of its customers and staff is an absolute priority. All the airline´s teams are fully mobilized to ensure the highest levels of health and safety for its customers and to ensure they travel in complete confidence.