Air France News

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

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.

Jet off to Jakarta, the vibrant heart of Indonesia

The Indonesian capital is now open to everyone: since July 9, Air France provides daily service to Jakarta as a continuation of the Paris-Singapore flight, or departing from Singapore. When departing from Paris or returning from Jakarta, you benefit from a night flight that enables you to enjoy your entire day!
Once the maritime crossroads of the Hindu and Buddhist kingdoms, Jakarta later became a Portuguese trading post as well as the capital of the Dutch East Indies. Today, it is the most populous city in Southeast Asia! Get swept away by the dynamic life of this metropolis, where past and future mix at every turn.

An Airbus A380 decorated to celebrate French-Chinese relations

2014 marks the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between France and the People’s Republic of China. To celebrate, an Airbus A380 decorated with a Chinese Pan Chang knot has been traveling the skies since the beginning of May. In Chinese tradition, this endless knot symbolizes the connection between individuals and brings good luck to anyone wearing or looking at it. Air France offers daily service to Hong Kong and 4 weekly flights to Shanghai via the A380.

The Business cabin welcomes a taste of the Ritz Paris bar

Grab a seat in our cocktail bar* in the sky! On June 24, the “world's best bartender” Colin Field will be on board flight AF 008 between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and New York-JFK in the Business cabin. The head bartender of the Ritz Paris' famous Hemingway Bar will be serving up an exclusive selection of cocktails to enjoy while flying across the Atlantic. Sip one of his original creations like the Serendipity, which blends Calvados, fresh mint, apple juice and champagne. Or try the Pink Gin, a cocktail that is steeped in history. C'est si bon (it's so good) to enjoy something special!

* Excessive consumption of alcoholic beverages is hazardous to your health. Please drink with moderation.

Joël Robuchon: culinary excellence in the La Première cabin

Joël Robuchon, the chef with the most Michelin stars in the world, is serving up exceptional meals for your travel in the La Première cabin. Throughout June and July, discover his gourmet dishes on flights between
Paris-Charles de Gaulle and New York-JFK, Los Angeles and Tokyo: lobster with Malabar pepper, langouste, sucrine lettuce and asparagus, and roasted Guinea fowl with a spring salad of garden peas and orange honey. Grab a seat at the Chef of the Century’s table and enjoy a rare fine dining experience in the sky.
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