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Air France launching flights to Cayenne and Belém

Air France is expanding its Caribbean regional network and launching a direct flight between Cayenne, French Guiana, and Belém, Brazil

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From May 5, 2023, a weekly flight will be operated on an Airbus A320 between Cayenne and Belém. Additionally, new flight times between Pointe-à-Pitre and Miami will be introduced to offer connections from Fort-de-France and Cayenne.

Air France is continuing to expand its Caribbean Regional Network, which connects French overseas territories, to make travel and exchanges between the countries’ inhabitants easier. The airline operates two Airbus A320s based in Pointe-à-Pitre, providing year-round service with up to 23 weekly flights between Pointe-à-Pitre, Fort-de-France, Cayenne, and Miami.

Starting on May 5, 2023, Air France will begin offering a weekly direct flight between Cayenne, French Guiana, and Belém, Brazil. The flight will originate in Pointe-à-Pitre, stopping in Fort-de-France and Cayenne before arriving in Belém, providing travelers from Guadeloupe and Martinique with a direct connection to Brazil. The aircraft used will be an Airbus A320, which has a seating capacity of 168 (12 in Business class and 156 in Economy class), and will be equipped with Wi-Fi.

Cayenne-Belém Flight schedules

provided in local times

Flight AF602: Leaves Cayenne at 15:40, and arrives in Belém at 17:15, on Fridays
Flight AF603: Leaves Belém at 09:35, arrives in Cayenne at 11:10, on Saturdays

Bookings will open on Monday, January 23, 2023, at Air France platform or through travel agencies and online booking systems.

Cayenne-Belém flight calendar

Visit Belém, Brazil

Belém, the city of mango trees, is the capital of the state of Pará. It is situated at the mouth of the Amazon River and close to the Atlantic Ocean. As the second most populous city in northern Brazil, it is known for its abundance of mango trees, as well as the Mercado Ver-o-Peso, a famous open-air market dating back to 1625 and considered one of the largest in Latin America. The city also boasts elegant 19th century villas from Brazil’s Belle Époque and rubber boom, giving it a distinct charm.

Val de Cans International Airport, which is also referred to as Belem International Airport, is the primary airport serving the city of Belém, Brazil. It is located about 13km from the city center and offers both domestic and international flights. The airport has undergone significant renovations and expansions, such as the construction of a new terminal building and parking areas. It is well connected to the city center by public transportation options like buses and taxis. The airport is one of the most active airports in the northern region of Brazil, handling both passenger and cargo traffic.

Pointe-à-Pitre – Miami flights

As of March 30, 2023, Air France will adjust the schedule of its Pointe-à-Pitre – Miami route to make it easier for customers from Fort-de-France and Cayenne to travel to Florida. The new schedule will offer two weekly flights on an Airbus A320, which has a capacity of 168 seats.

Pointe-à-Pitre – Miami Flight schedules

Provided in local times

Flight AF616: Leaves Pointe-à-Pitre at 16:30, arrives in Miami at 19:55, on Thursday and Saturdays
Flight AF617: Leaves Miami at 09:55, arrives in Pointe-à-Pitre at 13:10, on Fridays and Sundays

Calendar of Pointe-à-Pitre – Miami flights

Pointe-à-Pitre International Airport

Pointe-à-Pitre International Airport, also known as Aéroport Guadeloupe Pôle Caraïbes, is the main airport serving the island of Guadeloupe, a French overseas department in the Caribbean. It is located in the town of Pointe-à-Pitre, on the island of Grande-Terre.

The airport of Pointe-à-Pitre handles both domestic and international flights, with regular service from major airlines such as Air France and Air Caraïbes. Amenities at the airport include duty-free shops, restaurants, and car rental services. It serves as hub for Air Caraïbes and Air Antilles Express.

The flight schedules herein are subject to change and pending the necessary governmental authorizations. Their rollout will take into account any pandemic measures in effect in the different countries or destinations served.

Air France advises customers to verify travel restrictions and necessary documents for their destination prior to departure. Additional details can be found on

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