Air France will begin operations with new Boeing 787-9s on Jan. 9, 2017, with a service from Paris Charles De Gaulle (CDG) to the Egyptian capital of Cairo, the airline announced Sept. 20. The new aircraft will operate in a three-class configuration, with 30 business, 21 premium economy and 225 economy seats. They will have the new standard Air France cabins, notably with wider premium economy seats (2.5cm or 1 in.), wider armrests, additional legroom (5 cm or 2 in.), and a seat recline of ...

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