what changes for travelers

The reception capacities of the historic terminal of Paris-CDG airport have been increased after four years of work. Olivier Rateau – stock.adobe.com

Closed for two years due to the Covid-19 pandemic and then works, the terminal welcomes passengers from around fifty airlines from December 1.

It is a terminal known to travelers accustomed to flying long-haul with a foreign company. airport terminal 1 Paris-Charles de Gaulle reopens this Thursday, December 1, 2022 almost three years after having closed to the public. A closure caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and work (started in 2018) to allow the junction of satellites 1 and 3 and increase reception capacities (10.2 million passengers compared to 9 million in 2019). “More than 50 airlines are called upon to change terminals from December 1, 2022recalls the site of Aéroports de Paris (ADP). For a hassle-free journey, consult theflight informationof Paris Aéroport and check in real time the information on your departure or arrival terminal.»

A gradual move

The redeployment of airlines in the historic Paris-CDG terminal will take place in stages between now and January 13, 2023. On December 1, it will first welcome passengers from Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Eurowings, Lufthansa, Swiss. Then, on December 2, it will be the turn of Aegean Airlines, Icelandair, LOT, Norwegian and Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) to relocate.

This reopening also leads to some changes in terminal 2. Thus, British Airways leaves terminal 2C for 2B on December 5, while American Airlines moves from 2A to 2B from January 9, 2023. The transfer schedule for companies is detailed by ADP on this page.

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