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A380-223P Sheet 30 perso France "1. Flight PARIS-SHANGHAI A380 AIR FRANCE 2013"


N°A380-223P: FRANCE 2013 - Whole sheet of 30 Personalized Postage Stamps (TPP) 20g VERTICAL Green Letter with GREEN background "First flight AIRBUS A380 Air France Paris CDG (France) - Shanghai PVG (China), 02-09-2013 - Eiffel Tower and Panda"

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Collector's Edition - Edition of 10 sheets - Rare

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02.09.2013: the Air France A380 flies to SHANGHAI (China)

Since September 2, 2013, Air France has offered its customers three weekly flights from Paris Roissy-CDG to Shanghai-Pudong by Airbus A380. Air France thus becomes the first European airline to serve Shanghai, the economic center of China, with a wide-body A380. “The arrival of our largest aircraft in Shanghai demonstrates Air France’s desire to continue its development in China, a strategic region in full expansion. With the A380, our customers benefit from optimal comfort in all travel cabins, as well as numerous attentions specially adapted to Chinese culture,” said Frédéric. Gagey, Chairman and CEO of Air France.

AF A380 flight schedules (in local time)

AF 116: Departure from Paris-Charles de Gaulle at 11:20 p.m., arrival at Shanghai-Pudong at 4:20 p.m. the next day

AF 111: Departure from Shanghai-Pudong at 11:20 p.m., arrival at Paris-Charles de Gaulle at 5:35 a.m. the next day.

A collection of personalized postage stamps and limited edition aerophilatelic covers, bearing the special stamps of the inaugural outward and return flights, was created especially for this first Paris - Shanghai flight.


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