Air France contributes concrete support to development projects via four long-standing partnerships: the Air France Corporate Foundation, the Air France Humanitarian Aid department, Acting for Life and Aviation Sans Frontières.
The Air France Corporate Foundation
has adapted its projects while pursuing its primary objective: supporting children. The long‑standing projects on the themes of education for sick, disabled and vulnerable children are being pursued and now include environmental issues. In 2022, the Air France Foundation was active in 45 projects (13 projects for environmental education, 24 projects for children in difficulty, 4 projects for sick or disabled children and 4 projects to support the social and health crisis) in 25 countries with 70,000 beneficiaries. Among these projects, 12 concern France, with 30,000 beneficiaries on the national territory. The Friends of the Air France Foundation network mobilizes more than 4,800 employees around different volunteering, skills-sharing and donation-based initiatives.
The Air France Humanitarian Aid Department
The Humanitarian Patronage Service supports 18 medical NGOs working with children. In 2022, following the health situation related to Covid-19, 520 tickets were issued for medical teams and the repatriation of sick children. In addition, free excess baggage fees were offered to more than 26 NGOs for the transportation of medical equipment and health emergencies within the context of the health crisis, i.e. 143 pieces of baggage.
Acting for Life
For over more than 40 years Air France has partnered Acting for Life which, In 2022, Acting for Life, of which Air France has been a partner for more than 40 years, was involved in 12 projects in Africa and Latin America. Acting for Life works to promote sustainable territorial economic and social development.
The air transport humanitarian aid association Aviation Sans Frontières
Thanks to the financial support and transportation facilities donated by Air France, the emergency aid organization Aviation Sans Frontières accompanied more than 950 sick children on the airline’s flights and shipped nearly 7,500 packages of medicines and minor medical supplies to 26 destinations.