Air France has signed at least two contracts pertaining to sustainable aviation fuel or SAF with firms based in Dubai, it was decided at a high-level delegation held with aviation leaders at Expo 2020 Dubai.
Air France CEO Anne Rigail hosted a special networking reception at the French pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, where she welcomed guests from the Emirati community, the Ambassador of France to the UAE – Xavier Chatel, elite members of the Air France Flying Blue loyalty programme, airline staff, partners and representatives of the French business community.
Rigail also signed two SAF contracts with Dubai-based companies, and visited the airline’s regional offices at Dubai Airport Free Zone (DAFZA).
Speaking at the reception at the French pavilion, at Expo 2020 Dubai, Rigail said: “Air France is proud to have served the UAE and help connect the community to France and our international network for 46 years and this work continues.”
“Today, our clients can fly day and night to Paris and beyond. We recently opened our new regional headquarters at Dubai Airport Free Zone with a strong emphasis on sustainability, which is at the heart of what we do, across our passenger and cargo services, including with the increasing use of sustainable aviation fuels, which we have supported for many years,” he added.