Direct route Lyon - Dakar from March 28, 2021

Air Senegal announces direct flights from Lyon to Dakar

Apr 28, 2021

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Février 2020

Vols Lyon Dakar à partir du 28 mars 2021
Liaison directe Lyon - Dakar avec Air Sénégal

Senegal and West Africa now available from Lyon-Saint Exupéry airport 

Air Senegal has announced today the opening of the direct Lyon - Dakar route  as of March 28, 2021. 

Residents of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region will be able to fly non-stop to Dakar from Lyon from March 2021.Air Senegal will offer 3 frequencies per week with a wide choice of connections for the public traveling between the Lyon-Saint Exupéry airport and West Africa. 

In Dakar, passengers will be able to benefit from fast connections  for Ziguinchor (Senegal), and for Côte d'Ivoire (Abidjan), Mali (Bamako), Guinea (Conakry), Gambia (Banjul), and Mauritania (Nouakchott).

All flights will be operated on  Airbus A321 configured with 16 business class seats with flat bed seats and 149 economy class seats.

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Air Sénégal Lyon-Dakar

Flight schedule 

  • Lyon - Dakar every Tuesday, Friday, and Sunday.
Departure from Lyon at 11h00 for an arrival in Dakar at 14:35 (local time).
  • Dakar - Lyon  every Tuesday, Friday, and Sunday.
Departure from Dakar at 00:25 for an arrival in Lyon at 09:50 (local time).

Passengers flying from Lyon will be able to benefit from a baggage allowance of 46kg (two pieces) for all Air Senegal destinations and will also benefit from the frequent flyer program that the airline has just launched.

Flights are now available for sale on the airline's official website with attractive prices for all destinations served by Air Senegal which connect in both directions via Dakar.

*From Dakar, the new service will operate in a triangular way, with a stop in Marseille without getting off the plane before serving Lyon. The Lyon-Dakar flight will be operated non-stop.