The tricolor firm is accused of raising its tariffs to repatriate the victims of hurricanes Irma and Jose. Even so, it has established extremely reduced rates considering the fact that Friday. But the number of locations is insufficient in relation to demand from customers.
Saturday, Air France was the target of a “terrible excitement” on commercial exploitation of the distress of the victims of the hurricane Irma . A on the internet petition was signed by fifty,000 folks who accuse the tricolor firm of exorbitant charges on its flights to the metropolis not only from Saint Martin – that it no longer serves considering the fact that the hurricane alert – but also from Guadeloupe.
But the firm has claimed to have established up from Friday tariffs ranging from 269 to 301 euros for a trip in between Pointe-à-Pitre and Orly for the economic system and even premium lessons.
Air France has marketed at reduced value the several locations still offered in the eco and premium class, ten to 15 seats in each and every of the two flights it supplies every day in Boeing 777-three hundred (468 seats), in between Guadeloupe and Orly. The charges for locations offered in organization class, on the other hand, remained at the normal selling price.
A 3rd flight a working day departing from Pointe-a-Pitre
This supply of seats is naturally insufficient as opposed to the demand from customers of a lot of travellers who desire to find safety and comfort and ease in metropolis following acquiring crossed the catastrophe. The firm could from Tuesday insert an additional flight in between Guadeloupe and Orly. “We have currently launched a phone for volunteers with pilots and hostesses and stewards and we are prepared,” mentioned a spokesman for the firm.
Also, as soon as it has attained authorization from the DGAC and the authorities, Air France ideas to established up an A320 airlift in between Saint-Martin airport, now in services for military plane, and Fort-de-France.