Paris – Algiers flights for Eid: full with Air Algerie, high prices with Air France and Transavia

Paris - Algiers flights for Eid: full with Air Algerie, high prices with Air France and Transavia

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The period of Eid, a religious festival marking the end of the month of Ramadan, is considered for travel between France and Algeria. peak period, In fact, we are seeing strong demand for flights, especially from France.

This week, Algerians will celebrate Eid al-Fitr like all Muslims. In Algeria, the date of Eid al-Fitr for this year will be officially announced during the Night of Doubt which is scheduled for Monday 8 April.

Air Algerie flights are full during the Eid period

So, the party will take place on either Tuesday 9th April or Wednesday 10th April. Characterized by family gatherings, the celebration of the Eid festival generates strong demand for travel even internationally.

During these last days of the month of Lent, the demand for flights departing from France, the country that is home to the largest number of Algerian immigrants, is very high, so high that it is difficult to find a seat on a flight.

With Air Algerie, most flights departing from the two main Paris airports, namely Paris-Orly and Paris-Charles de Gaulle, are sold out during the Eid period. For the few places available, prices are very high, exceeding €400 one way.

, There is no availability on selected flights/dates. please change your selection », indicates Air Algerie reservation site on departure flight search Paris-Orly To Algiers between 7 and 14 April.

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Here are some of the seat prices available on Air France and Transavia

Departing from Paris-CDG, we were able to find two availability before Eid, in this case on April 6 and 8, but there is only one space left on each flight. Even on return flights departing from Algiers, all seats on Air Algerie planes are taken at least until the end of the current month.

The situation is similar at other French airports, including Lyon and Marseille. On other companies serving Algeria, including Air France and Transavia, we see relative availability of seats, but at very high prices.

A round trip from Paris to Algiers (7 and 14 April) with Air France costs €743.94 at the standard rate, including cabin baggage and one carry-on luggage with a gross weight of 12 kg and checked baggage weighing 23 kg. One piece included.

paris algiers air algeria ticket price

On Transavia, only three to four seats appear to be available on flights during this period. A Paris-Orly-Algiers round trip (7 and 14 April) costs €798 at the Plus rate, which includes one small hand luggage and 20 kg of hold baggage.

paris algiers air algeria ticket price

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