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A business aviation service tailored to your needs

07/30/2014
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.

Jet off to Jakarta, the vibrant heart of Indonesia

07/18/2014
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

07/11/2014
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

06/19/2014
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

06/19/2014
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.

New La Première cabin: a designer suite

05/28/2014
Discover the new La Première cabin, which will progressively be made available on all our long-haul Boeing 777-300 aircraft beginning in September. Composed of 4 private suites measuring 3 m² each, the La Première cabin provides an exclusive in-flight experience that combines luxury, comfort and privacy. Amenities include a large seat that transforms into a full bed with a futon mattress, a personalized coat service, storage space for your belongings and thick curtains secured with leather tiebacks so you can enjoy full or partial privacy. It’s so good to feel at home in an elegant and stylish suite in the sky!

Michel Roth: authentic and modern cuisine in the La Première cabin

05/15/2014
Throughout the month of May in the La Première cabin, discover the culinary creations of Michel Roth, double Michelin-starred chef of the Ritz Paris' famous restaurant L'Espadon. Enjoy lobster medallions, green asparagus and raspberry vinaigrette, slow-cooked sea bass, mussel juice with cream and simmered green vegetables, sautéed scallops with tartuffon, pan-seared polenta and snow peas. Winner of the “Bocuse d'Or” and “Meilleur Ouvrier de France” awards, Michel Roth provides a fresh take on French cooking while preserving all the authenticity of its traditions. You will love his inventive and modern cuisine!

Destination Stavanger: the Oil Capital of Norway!

04/17/2014
As of March 31, 2014, we now offer 2 daily flights between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Stavanger, Norway. The discovery of oil fields in the North Sea transformed this city into the capital of the Norwegian oil industry. In just a few years, this picturesque port town has emerged as one of Europe’s major business hubs. Now known as the Oil Capital of Norway, Stavanger is also one of Norway’s most dynamic cultural cities and the surrounding area abounds with breathtaking natural wonders, including towering waterfalls and majestic fjords.