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From new services to top destinations to events, discover all the latest from Air France!

Anne-Sophie Pic: a 3-star chef
in the La Première cabin

In the La Première cabin, you can now indulge in the culinary delights of France's only female chef with 3 Michelin stars, who was also named World's Best Female Chef in 2011. Respect, flavor and basic products are at the heart of Anne-Sophie Pic's compositions. During your flight, enjoy a unique combination of flavors, including free-range chicken chutney and dates with pepper, semi-cooked lobster and celery, and langoustine with sweet spices. Anne-Sophie Pic's dishes are available from December through January on our flights departing from Paris-Charles de Gaulle to New York, Tokyo and Los Angeles.

Welcome to our new lounge
at New York-JFK!

Our lounge at New York-JFK just got a makeover! Its curved and soft design offers plenty of natural light. We now welcome our La Première, Business and Elite Plus passengers in this bright, relaxing setting that spans 2 floors. New features include 2 Clarins spa treatment centers, as well as prestigious chefs and sommeliers who are eager to share their culinary expertise with you. Experience the warm and inviting atmosphere of our brand-new lounge and take a moment to enjoy a meal, replenish your energy, work, or just sit back and watch the graceful movement of the planes.

Paolo Basso crafts a new wine list
for your flight

In the La Première and Business cabins, discover a unique wine list specially crafted by Paolo Basso, named the world’s top sommelier in 2013, and Michel Bettane and Thierry Desseauve, the authors of the Grande Guide des vins de France (The Great Guide to French Wines).

Together, these 3 wine connoisseurs have prepared a wine-tasting experience that features vintages perfectly suited to an in-flight service. Taste your way through prestigious domains and oenological discoveries including Champagne Krug Grande Cuvée,
Saint-Emilion Château Beau-Séjour Bécot and Médoc Château Rollan de By!

Caviar prepared by Joël Robuchon
in the La Première cabin

This fall, discover Joël Robuchon’s newest culinary creations! The “chef of the century” is adding a few seasonal delicacies—specifically caviar in delicate harmony with salmon tartar and shiso sprouts—to the La Première menu. And to ensure a fine dining experience every time you fly, Joël Robuchon has created 2 different meals for October and November. From lobster with spicy coralline sauce to duck confit with truffle flakes to pan-seared scallops, enjoy a unique culinary experience in the sky on our flights between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and New York-JFK, Los Angeles and Tokyo.

A business aviation service
tailored to your needs

Take advantage of our new business aviation service. With our partner Wijet, you can travel in a private jet between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and your preferred airport in metropolitan France or Europe, available before or after your flight in the La Première cabin. Depart at the time of your choice for a perfectly streamlined trip. On board your private jet, you will experience service à la française (French style), including the comfort of 4 leather Club seats, and exceptional champagne and pastries from a prestigious Paris bakery.

Our new cabins on display

Following its launch in Shanghai in May and a connection in New York in June, the exhibition “Air France, France is in the Air” continues its world tour with a stop in Paris in September. In honor of this occasion, you can discover the exhibition’s website and learn about the art of travel à la française according to Air France. Cabins, cuisine, extra care and attention to detail: embark with us on a rediscovery of everything that has made up the Air France style and philosophy for 80 years.

Air France exhibition at the Grand Palais, from September 13-14 and September 17-21. Free entry.

Culinary creations by Régis Marcon
in the La Première cabin

Throughout the months of August and September in our La Première cabin, enjoy the culinary creations of Régis Marcon, triple Michelin-starred chef and winner of the Bocuse d'Or prize. On flights departing from
Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport to Los Angeles, New York and Tokyo, discover this renowned chef's specially crafted seasonal recipes. Delight in brill and shrimp bouillabaisse with chanterelle mushrooms, free-range chicken accompanied by black morel mushrooms, or braised veal shank. Let Chef Marcon transport you to a unique universe of flavors drawing on the traditions of his native Auvergne region of France!

Two awards for the
La Première lounge in Paris

Our La Première lounge at Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport received 2 top prizes at the 2014 World Airline Awards: Best First Class Airline Lounge and Best First Class Airline Lounge Dining. The awards recognize a space designed to make your stay a unique moment of relaxation and enjoyment. Our lounge offers personal work stations, a library in which you can browse art books or read the news, a Biologique Recherche spa center devoted to your wellbeing, and more. In addition, our lounge also features menu items crafted by Alain Ducasse, a leading ambassador of French cuisine.
As soon as you arrive at the airport, you enter the La Première universe.
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