Air France’s low-cost arm Joon will fly from Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) Airport to Quito in Ecuador from 14 May next year.
The carrier will utilise an Airbus A340 on the thrice-weekly service and will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays during the summer season.
This is in addition to that of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, which offers a daily flight to Quito and Guayaquil by Boeing 777 from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
Along with the Quito route, Joon’s long-haul network from Paris CDG also includes to Fortaleza in Brazil twice a week and then three times a week for the 201 winter season.
And it also operates flights to Mahe in the Seychelles three times a week, a daily flight to Cairo in Egypt, three weekly flights to Cape Town then five weekly flights for the 2018 winter season and a daily flight to Mumbai in India.
Joon’s European network consists of seven daily flights to Berlin, and Barcelona, four daily connections to Lisbon, three weekly to Porto, seven daily to Rome and two daily to Naples.
To Norway it operates three daily to Oslo and one daily flights in the winter season to Bergen, while it also runs one daily flights to Istanbul and will start three daily flights to Budapest for the winter season.
Joon was launched in December 2017, and its fleet consists of Airbus A320 and A321 on its medium-haul network and A340 on its long-haul network.