AIR FRANCE TO LAUNCH A RIVAL SERVICE TO EUROSTAR

Faster rail journeys from the UK to France, the Netherlands and Germany could be a reality in two years as Air France-KLM has signalled its intention to run a rival train line to the current Eurostar service. Journey times are expected to be slashed from the 2hr 15min it currently takes to travel from London to Paris to just under two hours, with fares also predicted to fall when competition increases. The airline plans to launch its London to Paris and Paris to Amsterdam service by October 2010 according to reports. “This shows that airlines now realise that high-speed rail … Continue reading AIR FRANCE TO LAUNCH A RIVAL SERVICE TO EUROSTAR