Good Air France Business Class fares available ex-UK



We don’t normally see many good Business Class deals for travel that originates in the UK but Air France is currently running a sale that may be worth a closer look. If you’re expecting amazing fares to all Air France destinations you may be a little disappointed but with most major regions covered in one way or another and with roundtrip long-haul fares starting at under £1,300, this is a good sale by UK standards.

Key terms

The fare rules will vary from destination to destination but (generally speaking) this is what you’ll find:

  • Most of the better deals need to be booked by 27 September or 11 October 2022
  • Most fares require customers to book no less than 7 – 14 days before departure
  • Fares are valid for travel between 6 October 2022 and 31 March 2023
  • A minimum stay of between 5 – 7 nights is required (or a Saturday night stay is required)

You’ll find detailed fare rules for each destination on the pages linked below so make sure you read them carefully before booking.

Also, keep in mind that as these fares are being offered by Air France and as they’re for departures from the UK (5 UK airports are covered), all trips will require a change of aircraft in Paris so it’s worth checking what British Airways is charging to see if a non-stop flight is materially more expensive (or even cheaper).

Example fares

Best Africa deals

  • Abidjan – from £1,557
  • Abuja – from £1,662
  • Accra – from £1,469
  • Douala – from £1,607
  • Kinshasa – from £1,547
  • Lome – from £1,588
  • Lagos – from £1,669
  • Nairobi – from £1,562

Link to Air France Africa deals

Best Asia deals

  • Bangkok – from £1,564
  • Mumbai – from £1,712
  • Seoul – from £1,595

Link to Air France Asia deals

Best Caribbean/Central America deals

  • Cancun – from £1,659
  • Guadeloupe – from £1,518
  • Havana – from £1,853
  • Punta Cana – from $1,675
  • Saint Martin – from £1,874

Link to Air France Caribbean/Central America deals

Best Middle East deals

  • Beirut – from £942
  • Cairo – from £1,059
  • Dubai – from £1,289
  • Tel Aviv – from £671

Link to Air France Middle East deals

Best North America deals

  • Boston – from £1,778
  • Chicago – from £1,794
  • Montreal – from £1,717
  • Toronto – from £1,723
  • New York City – from £1,693

Link to Air France North America deals

Best South America deals

  • Bogota – from £1,523
  • Buenos Aires – from £1,818
  • Cayenne – from £1,573
  • Lima – from £1,666
  • Rio de Janeiro – from £1,715
  • Sao Paulo – from £1,390

Link to Air France South America deals

Obviously, there are more fares available than just the ones shown above so if you don’t see your preferred destination listed, make sure you check the Air France deal page (but be prepared to see fares over £1,800).

Bottom line

Air France is currently running a sale for departures out of multiple UK airports and with long-haul Business Class fares to destinations like Bangkok, Dubai, Guadeloupe, Sao Paulo, and Seoul all starting at under £1,595 for roundtrip travel, this may be a good time to consider and end of year or 1Q 2023 trip.

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