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Planning to book flights to your next destination but wishing to travel with an airline that offers speaks French?

Look no further than Alternative Airlines! We've crafted this handy guide to assist you in finding airlines with French-speaking cabin crew, learning about their flight routes and gaining insights into some frequently asked questions.

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Popular French-speaking Airlines

Air France

Air France is the flag carrier airline of France. Established in 1933, the airline is headquartered in Paris and operates an extensive international network of routes from Charles de Gaulle Airport. Air France serves more than 200 destinations globally and boasts a growing fleet of over 200 aircraft.

Busiest international destinations:
Dubai, Montreal, New York, Doha, Dakar, Tunis, Atlanta, Algiers, Los Angeles, Casablanca

Busiest domestic destinations:
Nice, Toulouse, Marseille, Bordeaux, Réunion, Montpellier, Lyon, Nantes, Brest, Biarritz

Air Canada

Air Canada is a Canadian airline based in Montreal, Quebec. Air Canada operates various subsidiary airlines, including Air Canada Rouge and Air Canada Express, which serve domestic and international routes. Air Canada staff aren't required to be fluent in French, however, a French-speaking cabin crew will likely be onboard flights to/from Quebec.

Busiest international destinations:
New York, Chicago, Paris, Dulles, Los Angeles, Orlando, San Francisco, Boston, London, Mexico City

Busiest domestic destinations:
Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver, Ottawa, Halifax, Edmonton, St. John's, Winnipeg

Swiss International Airlines

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) is the national airline of Switzerland, based in Zurich. With a fleet of around 90 aircraft, SWISS serves over 100 destinations worldwide, providing a high-quality travel experience to passengers. French is an official language in Switzerland, therefore, the SWISS cabin crew will be able to speak French with you should you need their assistance.

Busiest international destinations:
London, Paris, Amsterdam, Porto, Barcelona, Zurich, Lisbon, Brussels, Madrid, Frankfurt

Brussels Airlines

Brussels Airlines is the flag carrier airline of Belgium, headquartered in Brussels. Operating from Brussels Airport, the airline connects travellers to over 120 destinations, with a focus on Europe, Africa, and North America, as well as select routes to Asia. French is one of two languages spoken in Belgium therefore you can expect the Brussels Airlines cabin crew to be fluent in the French language.

Busiest international destinations:
Madrid, Barcelona, Lisbon, Rome, London, Milan, Geneva, Frankfurt, Malaga, Berlin, New York, Dubai, Tel Aviv, Bangkok, Chicago

Air Caraïbes

Air Caraïbes is a French airline known for its French-speaking cabin crew. Headquartered in Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe, the airline primarily serves destinations in the Caribbean, French Guiana and select cities in North America and Europe, offering travellers connections to over 13 destinations.

Busiest destinations:
Paris, Fort de France, Saint Martin Grand Case, Cayenne, Montréal, Port-au-Prince, Saint Barthelemy, New York, Miami

Air Tahiti Nui

Air Tahiti Nui is the flag carrier airline of French Polynesia, based in Papeete, Tahiti. With Faa'a International Airport as its main hub, the airline offers flights to various international destinations, including cities in France, Japan, the United States and New Zealand, providing travellers connections to over 10 destinations across the globe. French is the official language of French Polynesia.

Busiest destinations:
Auckland, Los Angeles, Paris, Seattle, Tokyo

Air Austral

Air Austral is an airline based in Sainte-Marie, Réunion, a French overseas department. As the second-largest airline in the region after Air France, Air Austral operates international routes to destinations in Africa, Asia and Oceania, connecting travellers to nearly 15 destinations. The airline maintains a fleet of around 10 aircraft. French is the official language of Réunion.

Busiest destinations:
Bangkok, Dzaoudzi, Johannesburg, Tambo, Marseille, Mauritius, Paris, Toamasina

Air Corsica

Air Corsica is a regional airline based in Ajaccio, Corsica, France. Although smaller in scale, Air Corsica offers flights to around 20 destinations, primarily serving cities in France and nearby European countries. With a fleet of approximately 10 aircraft, the airline provides a convenient and essential air service to passengers travelling within and to the beautiful island of Corsica.

Busiest destinations:
Lyon, Marseille, Nice, Paris, Toulouse, Venice, Zurich, Rome

Other French-speaking Airlines:

France: Air Guyane Express, Chalair Aviation, Air Mayenne, Finist'air, French Bee, Air France Hop, La Compagnie, Transavia France, Twinjet

Canada: Air Canada Rouge, Air Creebec, Air Inuit, Air Montmagny, Air Transat, Jazz Aviation, Sunwing Airlines

Switzerland: Chair Airlines, Helvetic Airways

Democratic Republic of the Congo: Air Kasai, Compagnie Africaine d'Aviation, Congo Airways

Republic of the Congo: Canadian Airways Congo, Equaflight, Trans Air Congo

Gabon: Afrijet Business Service, La Nationale

Madagascar: Air Madagascar, Tsaradia, Tiko Air

Cameroon: Camair-Co

Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire): Air Côte d'Ivoire

Burkina Faso: Air Burkina

Senegal: Air Senegal, Transair

Guinea: Air Annobón, CEIBA Intercontinental, Cronos Airlines, Guinea Ecuatorial Airlines, Punto Azul

Rwanda: RwandAir

Djibouti: Air Djibouti, Daallo Airlines

French Polynesia: Air Moana, Air Tahiti, Motu Link Airline (yet to launch)

New Caledonia: Air Calédonie, Aircalin, Air Loyauté

Vanuatu: Air Vanuatu

Seychelles: Air Seychelles

Comoros: Int'Air Îles

Central African Republic: Karinou Airlines

Togo: ASKY Airlines

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You can book flights with French-speaking airlines right here at Alternative Airlines! We ticket 600+ airlines, including popular French-speaking carriers such as Air France, Air Tahiti Nui, Air Canada, French Bee, Air Moana and many more. Many of these airlines operate flights to all six continents, so you can find a flight to any destination of your choice with a French-speaking cabin crew.

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