Air France will begin serving Abidjan with an Airbus A380 during the winter 2014/15 season.
The French flag carrier will operate the type on three weekly flights to the Ivory Coast’s biggest city.
Four additional weekly frequencies will be flown with the Boeing 777-300.
Air France currently operates 10 weekly flights to Abidjan with 777-300s, having lifted frequencies in April 2013.
An earlier version of this story erroneously referred to Abidjan as the Ivory Coast’s capital; in fact, Yamoussoukro is the capital