On 21st March 2016, the CEO of CGNEE Mr. LU Wei met with the CEO of Air France Mr. Frédéric Gagey and the Senior Vice President Asia-Pacific Mr. Antoine Pussiau. Both sides conducted in depth exchanges on cooperation.
Mr. Lu Wei briefly introduced the situation of CGN Group, CGN EE, the Guangdong Economic & Trade Representative office in France and the Shenzhen General Chamber of Commerce in Europe, and Mr. Frédéric Gagey introduced generally the business cooperation between Air France and China, he indicated also that CGN and Air France are both important platforms for building a bridge between China and France, these two groups have a great potential for cooperation.
Air France is wholly owned by Air France-KLM. Headquartered in Paris Charles de Gaulle airport, Air France-KLM is the largest airline in Europe, and one of the largest airlines in the world. It is also one of the founding companies of the Sky Team Alliance, and its 17.6% shares are held by French government. Its main businesses are passenger transport, freight transport and aircraft maintenance.