Air France-KLM recently revealed plans to retire its older widebody fleet, to replace it with more modern, fuel-efficient aircraft. The airline has already withdrawn A380 and Boeing 747 from service following the pandemic, and is now planning to retire its aging Airbus A330s and Boeing 777s, Group Chief Executive, Ben Smith spoke of the airline’s plans at the International Air Transport Association AGM in Istanbul. Speaking about the extended flight routings, Smith said: “A plane that is optimized at 15 hours and one that’s optimized at 12 is not necessarily the same. So, this, of course, now plays into the evaluation,

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