Air France News

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

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.

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.
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