Joon S.A.S. was a French airline primarily based at Charles de Gaulle Airport, north of Paris.[3] Based in 2017 as a subsidiary of Air France, the airline ceased operations on 27 June 2019, and was merged again into Air France.[4]

Historical past

Joon was aimed toward younger folks, in response to its father or mother firm Air France,[5] with the phrase “Joon” sounding much like the French phrase jeune, which means younger. It meant to serve locations with heavy competitors from low-cost carriers.[6] Joon commenced operations on 1 December 2017, serving brief and medium-haul locations inside Europe, with preliminary routes to Barcelona, Berlin, Lisbon and Porto.[7][8] Lengthy-haul locations within the Americas and Africa had been added in Summer time 2018.[9]

In April 2018, it was introduced that Joon had plans to function 28 plane by 2020, consisting of 18 brief to medium haul and 10 lengthy haul plane. Nonetheless, it was not specified whether or not the plane could be transferred from Air France or ordered solely for Joon.[10] A few of the lengthy haul plane Joon deliberate to function had been Airbus A350-900s.[11]

On 29 November 2018, French newspaper Le Figaro reported that Air France–KLM’s newly appointed CEO, Benjamin Smith, was contemplating dissolving Joon and reintegrating its operations into these of Air France, nevertheless no determination had been made by the board on the time.[12] On 10 January 2019, Air France confirmed that it might reabsorb Joon’s plane and workers by 26 June 2019.[13][14][4]


A former Joon Airbus A340-300
A former Joon Airbus A321-200
A former Joon Airbus A320

As of 27 June 2019, on the time of the airline’s reintegration, Joon operated the next plane:


Joon had operated to the next locations as of 27 June 2019, with some locations already discontinued by that date:

See additionally


  1. ^ a b c “The Airline Codes Web site”. Archived from the authentic on 2017-11-11. Retrieved 2017-11-14.
  2. ^ “Will Air France new subsidiary Joon succeed in pleasing millenials”. Impolite Baguette. 2017-08-29. Retrieved 2017-09-07.
  3. ^ Schlappig, Ben (20 July 2017). “Air France’s New (Delusional?) Airline, Joon”. One Mile at a Time. Retrieved 9 August 2018.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j ok l m n o p q r s t Liu, Jim (22 February 2019). “Air France to conclude JOON model in late-June 2019”. Routesonline. UBM (UK) Ltd.
  5. ^ “Meet ’Joon,’ Air France’s new airline for Millennials”. USA TODAY. Retrieved 2017-07-31.
  6. ^ - ”Air France Joon - The revolution that is not one” (German) 25 September 2017
  7. ^ “France’s Joon could goal Iberian market initially - Gagey”. ch-aviation. 2017-08-01. Retrieved 2017-08-09.
  8. ^ “Air France Is Beginning a New Low cost Service Aimed at Millennials”. Fortune. 2017-09-25. Retrieved 2017-09-25.
  9. ^ “YOUNG AND CONNECTED… DISCOVER JOON!” (PDF). Air France. 2017-07-20. Retrieved 2017-08-09.
  10. ^ Moores, Victoria (24 April 2018). “Air France’s Joon to function 28 plane by 2020”. Air Transport Worldwide – Retrieved 21 Could 2018.
  11. ^ Ostrower, Jon (2017-07-20). “Congratulations Millennials, you now have your personal airline”. CNNMoney. Retrieved 2017-08-09.
  12. ^ Collet, Valérie (29 November 2018). “Air France prête à stopper l’aventure Joon” [Air France ready to stop the Joon adventure]. Le Figaro (in French).
  13. ^ “Air France wanting to scrap low-cost airline Joon”. BBC Information. BBC. 10 January 2019. Retrieved 10 January 2019.
  14. ^ Wert, Jakob (10 January 2019). “Air France confirms plans to shut down Joon model”. Worldwide Flight Community. Retrieved 10 January 2019.
  15. ^ Liu, Jim (13 December 2017). “JOON S18 enlargement as of 12DEC17”. Routesonline. UBM (UK) Ltd. Retrieved 13 December 2017.
  16. ^ Air France outlines JOON operation from Dec 2017 25 September 2017
  17. ^ a b c d Liu, Jim (eight October 2018). “Air France strikes further European factors to JOON in S19”. Routesonline. UBM (UK)Ltd. Retrieved 13 March 2019.
  18. ^ a b c Noëth, Bart (30 November 2017). “Air France has launched Joon, the low-cost airline ”with a new era journey expertise“. Retrieved 13 March 2019.
  19. ^ Zhang, Benjamin. “Air France simply launched a ’boutique’ airline for millennials — here is the whole lot we know”. Enterprise Insider. Retrieved 13 March 2019.
  20. ^ - ”Air France sends Joon to Berlin” (German) 25 September 2017
  21. ^ a b Liu, Jim (23 April 2018). “Air Frances strikes 2 European locations to JOON in W18”. Routesonline. UBM (UK) Ltd. Retrieved 13 March 2019.
  22. ^ “Uncover Mumbai with Joon”. Air France. Retrieved 2018-04-29.
  23. ^ a b c Liu, Jim (13 December 2017). “JOON S18 enlargement as of 12DEC17”. Routesonline. UBM (UK) Ltd. Retrieved 13 March 2019.
  24. ^ a b c “Air France model to disappear from Portugal”. Retrieved 13 March 2019.
  25. ^ Liu, Jim (28 September 2018). “Air France strikes St. Maarten to JOON service in S19”. Routesonline. UBM (UK) Ltd. Retrieved 13 March 2019.

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