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Air France CEO signs Sustainable Aviation Fuel contracts in Dubai

A special networking reception was held at the French pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai by the CEO Air France, Anne Rigail, where she welcomed guests from the Emirati community, the Ambassador of France to the UAE – Xavier Chatel, members of the Air France Flying Blue loyalty programme, airline staff, partners, and representatives of the French business community.

During her visit to Dubai, Rigail also signed two Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) contracts with Dubai-based companies and visited the airline’s regional offices at Dubai Airport Free Zone (DAFZA).

Speaking at the reception at the French pavilion, at Expo 2020 Dubai, Anne Rigail said: “I am delighted to be here in Dubai. Air France is proud to have served the UAE and help connect the community to France and our international network for 46 years and this work continues.

“Today, our clients can fly day and night to Paris and beyond. We recently opened our new regional headquarters at Dubai Airport Free Zone with a strong emphasis on sustainability, which is at the heart of what we do, across our passenger and cargo services, including with the increasing use of sustainable aviation fuels, which we have supported for many years.”