Quito and Paris connected by the new direct route of Air France
The French airline will offer three weekly flights (Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays) operated with an Airbus 340-300 with capacity for 278 passengers
From this May 23, the skies of Quito will open for the direct route, nonstop Quito - Paris, with three weekly frequencies (Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays). These will be operated by the airline Air France with an Airbus 340-300 aircraft, with a capacity for 278 passengers.
In 2018, Quito received around 15,000 French tourists, so the Quito destination promotion strategy is also concentrated in this market, which is considered a priority.
Quito is an attractive tourist destination for European tourists looking for a unique and unforgettable experience. A city that due to its privileged geographical position in the center of the world, offers the traveler a perfect combination of culture, nature, adventure, gastronomy and warmth of its people.
The new route Quito - Paris is the result of several years of negotiations and joint work of Quiport, Ministry of Tourism and the Mayor of Quito through Quito Turismo. This management was strengthened after the meeting of the most important air connectivity in the continent, Routes Americas, which took place in Quito in February 2018. Another factor that influenced the crystallization of this project was the signing of the Executive Decree of Open Skies. , signed by President Lenín Moreno in December 2017.
With the opening of the new Quito - Paris direct route, an increase in the entrance of tourists from this area and a greater exchange of cultural experiences between both continents is expected.