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Air France inaugurates its new lounge at Paris-Orly 3

As from 16 January 2020, Air France is inviting its Business customers and Flying Blue Elite Plus members to discover its new lounge dedicated to long-haul flights departing from terminal 3 at Paris-Orly airport. An area spanning 720 sq. m synonymous with elegance, refinement and tranquillity has been exclusively designed for customers travelling to Cayenne […]

A world first – an autonomous baggage tractor tested in real conditions

In November 2019, Air France, CHARLATTE AUTONOM and Toulouse-Blagnac airport brought into service an autonomous tractor for transporting baggage between the baggage sorting area and aircraft. The testing in real conditions of this baggage tractor brings us one step closer to creating the smart airport of the future. With the roll-out of smart, autonomous vehicles, […]

Air France and Hertz launch “Hertz DriveU”

Air France and Hertz have signed a new partnership aimed at offering Air France customers an exceptional service, called Hertz DriveU, a private chauffeur service. A tailor-made service, easy to use and accessible to all Air France customers and Flying Blue members can now enjoy the Hertz DriveU service: a transfer service with a private driver […]

Air France chooses new, more spacious luggage compartments to equip its Airbus A320 fleet

Air France chooses new, more spacious luggage compartments by Safran to equip its Airbus A320 fleet On its domestic and European network, Air France is continuing to improve its customers’ travel experience by offering them more space to store their cabin luggage as from 2020. Air France is the first airline in the world to […]

Air France and Paris Aéroport launch cooperation to ensure baggage tracking using RFID technology

As from 2020, Air France will ensure baggage tracking at Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport using tags equipped with RFID chips in cooperation with Paris Aéroport. Air France is one of the very first airlines in the world to have decided, in collaboration with Paris Aéroport, to implement the use of RFID technology. For Air France […]

Air France unveils its new La Prairie beauty treatment centre in the New York-JFK lounge

On February 6, 2019, Air France inaugurated its new beauty treatment centre in its terminal 1 lounge at New York-JFK airport, in exclusive partnership with luxury beauty and skincare specialist, la Prairie.  After revamping its dining area in December, the Air France lounge has introduced new attentions dedicated to its customers’ well-being. A moment of […]

Air France unveils its new long-haul travel cabins available on board Airbus A330

Air France unveils its new long-haul travel cabins exclusively available on board its Airbus A330s. The company offers a new travel experience in its Business (36 seats), Premium Economy (21 seats) and Economy (167 seats) cabins. 15 aircraft will be completely redesigned by 2020 thanks to a global investment of 140 million euros. The first […]

Air France survival is at stake, says French minister

In a consultative referendum, 55.44% of Air France employees refused the multi-year salary plan that was offered by the board. As he said he would do on April 20, 2018, Jean-Marc Janaillac, CEO of Air France-KLM since May 2016, resigned. On April 16, 2018, a draft wage agreement was presented to the unions. It offered […]