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Discover French bee Airline – French, Smart-Cost and Long-Haul

Founded in 2016, French bee is the first French smart-cost long-haul airline

to operate between Paris and USA, the first affordable airline to fly from San Francisco to the South Pacific, and the first airline to operate solely with Airbus’s newest efficient aircraft, the A350-900 XWB. 


French bee allows you to choose the services your clients need at the price that suits them. French bee offers accessible fares with a tailor-made, à la carte travel experience granting passengers the unique opportunity to build their own perfect trip catering to their needs. Upon boarding, travelers are welcomed by spirited and authentically French flight attendants and crew members who ensure a comfortable international flight experience that goes above and beyond expectations.


Since 2018, French bee has rapidly expanded its U.S. footprint. Within the past two years, the airline opened three nonstop U.S. routes to Paris. On July 15, 2021, French bee launched its first East Coast route in the U.S. between Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and Paris Orly Airport (ORY), making French bee the only and most affordable non-stop leisure carrier from New York to Paris Orly at the time. In April 2022, Los Angeles became French bee’s fifth destination with nonstop service to Paris from the USA. French bee welcomed its first Southeast route from Miami to Paris-Orly, making it the most affordable nonstop flight from South Florida to the closest airport to the City of Light.


The Best Planes with the Best Layouts

French bee is the first airline to have chosen the Airbus A350 XWB as the only aircraft for its entire fleet.

French bee’s flights are operated by six Airbus A350s, which are recognized as one of the world’s most modern and efficient aircrafts. The aircraft offers comfortable long-haul flights and advanced technology such as unmatched cabin pressurization, ambient lighting, high ceilings and temperature-controlled air quality.  


The airline chose the German manufacturer Zim, known for quality in its production, to furnish the seats in Economy and Premium classes with lower back support and vertically and horizontally movable head-rests, extra-wide HD touchscreens with a program of entertainment both free and generous, and don’t forget Wi-Fi as an available options. Book a flight and try them out!


Everything of course with pricing previously unheard of in long-haul travel. French bee ambition is to take your clients further away, more often, and for way less! French bee offers three customizable ticket options:


Basic, the lowest-priced option, which welcomes one 26-lb carry-on bag


Smart, the Basic offering plus one 50-lb checked bag and an in-flight meal (with a range of options including vegetarian and fish)


Premium, the Smart offering plus one additional 50-lb checked bag, a premium meal, complimentary beverage service, Premium cabin seat choice, line jump, priority boarding, and priority luggage delivery.


New USA Routes

Beginning last December 15, French bee started operating three weekly nonstop flights from Miami International Airport (MIA) to Paris Orly Airport (ORY) and increased to four flights per week by in April 2023. Other USA gateways for French bee to Paris include: EWR, LAX, SFO, MIA and SFO for flights to Tahiti (Papeete).


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