Christian EscudiŽ, newly appointed manager of the Air France sales office in Atlanta, will speak at a luncheon of the French-American Chamber of Commerce (FACC) to be held on Thursday, June 4, at the Swiss™tel in Buckhead.

      Mr. EscudiŽ will discuss the launch of Air France’s daily, non-stop flight to Paris on Friday, June 19.  He is responsible for the airline’s sales in Georgia, Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, Tennessee and South Carolina.

      The flight will depart from Atlanta at 9:10 p.m. daily and arrive at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport at 11:35 a.m. the next morning (local times).  The Paris-to-Atlanta Air France flight will leave Paris at 4:05 p.m. daily and arrive at 7:30 p.m.

      During the luncheon a drawing will be held for a pair of roundtrip Atlanta-Paris tickets.

      Mr. EscudiŽ was formerly with Air France in Houston where he was president of Houston’s FACC chapter.  He has joined the board of the FACC’s Atlanta chapter.

      Cost of the luncheon is $35 for FACC members and $50 for non-members and guests.

      For more information, call ValŽrie Polevoy at (404) 874-2602; fax, (404) 875-9452.