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Air France has daily service connecting Paris and Lyon with Ajaccio and Bastia. Air Corsica (formerly Compagnie Corse Méditérranée) connects Ajaccio and Bastia to Nice and Marseille with several flights a day. Delta connects with Air France for flights from the United States to Corsica from May to October.

Contacts

Air Corsica (04–95–29–05–09; 04–95–65–88–60; 0825/35–35–35 toll-free in France. www.aircorsica.com.)

Air France. A member of the SkyTeam global alliance. 04–95–29–45–45 Ajaccio; 01–45–46–90–00 Paris. www.airfrance.com.

Air Méditerranée. Headquartered in the Tarbes-Lourdes-Pyrénées Airport in southern France, this airline operates charter and cargo flights mostly out of Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport. Book online. Prices include all taxes and fees, excluding excess baggage. 04–95–76–04–99 in southern France; 0826/460–730 toll free in France; 33/581–312–999 outside France. www.air-mediterranee.fr/404.cfm.

Delta (800/221–1212 in U.S.; 800/241–4141. www.delta.com.)

Airports

Corsica has four major airports: Ajaccio, Bastia, and Figari. The airports at Ajaccio and Bastia run regular shuttle-bus services to and from town. Taxis are also available in front of the terminals. Expect to pay around €25 to €30 to go from Campo dell'Oro to Ajaccio; €37 from Poretta Airport to Bastia. At Figari a bus during summer months meets all incoming flights and will take passengers as far as Bonifacio and Porto-Vecchio for about €9.

Contacts

Bastia–Poretta (Aéroport International de Bastia-Poretta, Luciana, 20290. 04–95–55–96–96. www.bastia.aeroport.fr.)

Figari–Sud Corse (BP 20, Figari, 20114. 04–95–71–10–10. www.aeroport.fr.)

Ajaccio–Campo dell'Oro (Campo Dell'Oro, 20090. 04–95–23–56–56. www.2a.cci.fr/Aeroport_Napoleon_Bonaparte_Ajaccio.html.)

Calvi–Ste Catherine (Rue du Nouveau Port, 6.5 km (4 mi) southeast of Calvi, Bastia, 210–20293. 04–95–65–88–88. www.calvi.aeroport.fr.)

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