For the 10th consecutive year, Air France is a partner of the Lumière Festival in Lyon. This new edition will take place from 12 to 20 October 2019.
On this occasion, the company is strengthening its commitment to the world of cinema and is offering special fares for customers flying to the event from 5 to 27 October 2019, with up to 50% off flights in metropolitan France (including Corsica).
The Lumière Festival is the world film festival for heritage cinema. Once a year, the world of cinema comes to Lyon, the birthplace of the famous cinematographer, to celebrate his vitality and memory, with a contemporary look-back at works from the past (restored films, retrospectives, guests, tributes etc.). Air France, a founding partner of this event, promotes heritage cinema in the open air from Lyon and throughout the world.
Air France customers can fly to Lyon from 51 cities, including 22 in metropolitan France, representing 536 weekly flights.
Air France and cinema, a real love story
A true ambassador of cinema in France and abroad, Air France has been promoting high-flying movies in the sky since 1966.
Cinema has become an integral part of Air France's DNA and an essential part of the travel experience. Today, the company has one of the largest movie theatres in the world. With varied content and state-of-the-art equipment, Air France offers more than 1400 hours of programmes every month, in 12 languages, on the 38,000 individual screens on board its long-haul aircraft. On its in-flight entertainment channels, the company offers French and international films, TV series, cartoons, documentaries, music and video games.
Air France also illustrates its commitment to the movie industry with emblematic partnerships such as the Lumière Festival in Lyon, Unifrance, the Cannes Film Festival, the Deauville Film Festival and the Toronto Film Festival (TIFF) among others.
Air France Studio, Air France's audiovisual and film production service
Air France also promotes the world of cinema, fashion and media with Air France Studio, which provides a variety of unique environments for movie professionals (aircraft, cabins, lounges, accessories etc.) and recently organized the film shoots for the Netflix series Chef's Table about the pastry chef at the Ritz, the movies Libres, by Gabriel Le Bomin with Lambert Wilson, Malawas by James Huth, Proxima by Alice Winocour with Eva Green and Matt Dillon, and Sibyl by Justine Triet with Virginie Efira, Adèle Exarchopoulos and Gaspard Ulliel, as well as for television with Rendez-vous en terre inconnue by Pierre Stine with Thomas Pesquet.