Air France Logo - Air France (formally Société Air France, S.A.), stylised as AIRFRANCE, is the French flag carrier headquartered in Tremblay-en-France, (north of Paris). It is a subsidiary of the Air France-KLM Group and a founding member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance. As of 2011 Air France serves 35 destinations in France and operates worldwide scheduled passenger and cargo services to 156 destinations in 91 countries (including Overseas departments and territories of France) and also carried 59,513,000 passengers in 2011. The airline's global hub is at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, with Paris Orly Airport, Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport, Marseille Provence Airport, Toulouse Blagnac Airport, and Nice Côte d'Azur Airport serving as secondary hubs.Air France's corporate headquarters, previously in Montparnasse, Paris,are located on the grounds of Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport, north of Paris.
Air France Company - In 2006, Gilles Pélisson, nephew of Accor co-founder Gerard Pélisson, took over the group as CEO, replacing former CEO Jean-Marc Espalioux.Accor appointed Serge Weinberg, head of Weinberg Capital Partners, chairman of the supervisory board.In February 2009, CEO Gilles Pélisson was appointed chairman and CEO.Gilles Pélisson had previously been head of Bouygues Telecom, chairman of NOOS, the leading cable network in France, and CEO of Euro Disney. He was co-vice-president of the Novotel brand in 1994.In September 2007, Gerard Pélisson and Paul Dubrule published a book called Reaching for the Impossible, recounting the expansion of the Group across the world. In 2009, Denis Hennequin joined the Group’s board of directors and replaced Gilles Pélisson as CEO in January 2011.