Air France and KLM incorporated numerous sanitary measures on board their aircraft
They extract more than 99.99% of the smallest viruses, including those that do not exceed 0.01 micrometers, ensuring that the cabin air meets quality standards
To ensure a safe journey for its passengers, Air France and KLM incorporated numerous sanitary measures on board their planes and at airports. In this video, KLM shows how the air in the cabin on all company airplanes is renewed every 3 minutes with outside air, using a standardized procedure, since the aircraft are equipped with HEPA (High) filters. Efficiency Particulate Air, "identical to those used in hospital operating rooms.
These filters remove more than 99.99% of the smallest viruses, including those that do not exceed 0.01 micrometers, ensuring that the cabin air meets quality standards. Coronavirus-like viruses are trapped by HEPA filters. Cabin air flows from the ceiling to the ground rather than from the front to the back, thus creating a more effective flow of clean air.
Expansion of the Air France KLM air network worldwide
In Argentina, the return of commercial operations for Air France and KLM passengers is scheduled for the first week of September. In Chile, Air France will resume operations with a weekly flight from July 6. In Brazil, the companies will add, from July 6, 18 flights per week, a leading operation between Brazil and Europe, which represents three times the weekly operation of Air France KLM in Brazil at the end of March, at the beginning of the crisis .
Globally, Air France will fly to around 150 destinations in July and August (80% of the usual number of destinations at this time of year), while KLM will arrive at 73 in this period. The increase in Air France operations represents 35% of the normal number of flights in July and 40% in August, while KLM will fly between 35% and 40% of its usual number of flights for this time of year.
The reinforcement in the global network will take place mainly within France for Air France, in addition to another 40 destinations in Europe and more than 30 intercontinental destinations. KLM, for its part, will expand mainly in southern Europe and in the intercontinental operation. Among the countries in Europe to which companies will return and / or increase their operations are Portugal, Spain, Italy and Greece.