Air France (formally Societe Air France) is a French airline based in Roissy-en-France, France, and is one of the world\'s largest airlines. It is a subsidiary of the Air France-KLM Group and a founding member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance. Air France flies to 20 domestic destinations and operates worldwide scheduled passenger and cargo services to 150 international destinations in 83 countries (including Overseas departments and territories of France). The airline\'s global hub is at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, with Paris Orly Airport, Lyon-Saint Exupery Airport, and Nice Cote d\'Azur Airport serving as secondary hubs. Air France\'s corporate headquarters, previously in central Paris, are located at Roissy-Charles de Gaulle, north of Paris.
Air France was formed on 7 October 1933, from a merger of Air Orient, Air Union, Compagnie Générale Aéropostale, Compagnie Internationale de Navigation Aérienne (CIDNA), and Société Générale de Transport Aérien (SGTA). In 1990, the airline acquired the operations of French domestic carrier Air Inter and international rival UTA - Union des Transports Aériens.