The airline is now part of the massive German owned TUI holiday group, however Corsair remains at present an independently managed French airline. The name has been amended to Corsair International in anticipation of a re-branding in the future to TuiFly, which will feature across all the groups’ airlines.
Corsair International has bases at Paris, Brest, Nantes, Lyons, Bordeaux, Toulouse and Marseilles.
The airline flies to many destinations including Montreal, Moncton, St Maarten, Pointe a Pitre, Fort de France, Nairobi, Mombasa, Antanarivo, Isle Maurice, La Reunion Agadir, Fez and Marrakech. Corsair also fly to Mauritius.
Any item of hand luggage must fit the dimensions of 40 x 55cm x 20cm, or 115cm when combining the dimensions.
Passengers in Economy class are permitted 1 x 12kg item for their hand luggage.
Passengers in Premium or Business class are allowed 1 x 18kg for hand luggage.
Checked luggage allowance is dependent on the class flying, and the destination of your flight. It will either be 1 or 2 pieces of either 23 or 32kg luggage. Look at your e ticket or booking confirmation to see how much baggage you are permitted. Alternatively, look at Corsairs website directly to work out your allowance according to your class and route flying.
Passengers can check in for their flight online, from 48 hours before and up to 2 hours before departure.
Passengers should aim to arrive at the airport at least 4 hours before their flight is due to depart. Visit the Corsair desk in Orly 4, gate 42D. Check in will close 1hour 30 minutes before your flight is due to depart.
Club Corsair is a frequent flyer program which offers to its members benefits for every flight with Corsair and savings, free tickets, discounts, exclusive privileges.
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Passengers in economy seat get a taste of the luxury at economy prices. It provides a comfortable and enjoyable flight, with the option of selecting your seat for the plane, and even upgrading to seats with extra legroom.
Passengers are provided with amenities to help enhance the relaxing and restful nature, such as a blanket and a pillow. To help passengers with adjusting to being in the air, the A330-300s are equipped with mood lighting, which allows passengers to adjust by simulating dusk or sunrise according to the stages of your flight. Passengers are provided with their own touchscreen personal entertainment system, with access to music, radio, TV and podcasts. Passengers also are served a meal and a non-alcoholic beverage, including soft drinks and tea or coffee on their flight, which will vary according to the time and route of your flight.
Seats in economy are described as being ‘next-generation’, with great technical advances and great comfort.
Premium economy passengers can begin their privileges the moment they enter the airport. From fast-track check-in and priority security lanes and boarding, passengers spend less time waiting around and queueing. There is also access to the premium private lounges in most airports.
Passengers have extra hold and cabin luggage in premium. On board, passengers get a comfort amenity kit which features ear plugs, eye masks, flight socks, a comb, lib balm, scented spray and a toothbrush with toothpaste. Passengers also enjoy special meals on board, which are all served on porcelain dishes and served with quality wines. The in-flight entertainment system is the same as that in economy class.
In premium class, passengers enjoy wide and ergonomic seats allowing for a comfortable flight.
Business class on this airline is fairly new, with it only being introduced in September 2017. It provides luxury travel at a competitive prices, to provide travellers with a very special experience.
There is a generous allowance of baggage in business class, with passengers allowed 2 x 18kg cabin baggage and 2 x 32kg hold baggage. Passengers can enjoy Michelin-starred chef designed food on board, with an exclusive and impressive menu featuring items such as caviar and lobster. Amenity kits includes high-end skincare and cosmetic products, and the entertainment on board is on a 13-inch personal iPad screen.
The business class cabin has flat bed seats, complete with duvets and pillows which are designed to maximise your rest levels. They also provide maximum comfort should you wish to be productive and get some work done. Seats are spaced 152cm apart, giving you plenty of personal space and room to relax.
There is currently no first class cabin on this airline. To enjoy a luxurious flight, upgrade to business class.
Paris Orly Airport, often called Orly Airport or even just Orly, is an international airport located just outside Paris, France. This is also the hub for Air France, HOP!, French Bee and Transavia France. In 2018, it remained as the busiest airport in France for domestic traffic, and the second busiest in France for overall passenger traffic.
The airline also operates flights for many airlines flying to Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Caribbean, North America and Asia. These airlines include Aigle Azur, Icelandair, Level and Royal Air Maroc.
31st May 2018
Corsair reveals the two parties interested in acquiring a stake in the French carrier. The first is Intro Aviation of Germany, and the second is a Chinese investor, who is one of the shareholders in Loong Air. Both contenders looking to acquire a stake in the French carrier, which is owned by the TUI Group.
TUI is considering bids from both companies, however the investor in Loong Air is a foreign company, and would be capped at a 49.9% stake.
The shareholder change comes amid a possible fleet change, as Corsair is expected to retire its three B747s by 2020-2021. Replacement aircraft have not been identified.