Air France is the French flag carrier headquartered in Tremblay-en-France and is one of the world's largest airlines. It is a subsidiary of the Air France-KLM Group and a founding member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance. Air France sells airline tickets to over 36 destinations in France and operates worldwide scheduled passenger and cargo services to 168 destinations in 93 countries. The airline's global hub is at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, with Paris Orly Airport, Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport, and Nice Côte d'Azur Airport serving as secondary hubs. Air France's headquarters are located on the grounds of Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport, north of Paris.
How to Check In
Air France Check In times vary by destination and departure airport. Online and mobile check-in is available from 30 hours before the scheduled flight time. Automatic check-in, where you book your flight and the airline issues your boarding pass 30 hours before your flight is scheduled to depart is available on flights within Europe and from Europe to North Africa. Check-in deadlines range from 30 minutes for medium-haul flights and 60 minutes for long-haul flights. Departures from London City Airport have a check-in deadline of 15 minutes. You can also check-in at the airport by presenting your e-ticket or by using the self-service kiosks. You must check-in no later than 60 minutes before your flight departure time.
Baggage Allowance and Fees
Air France baggage allowance will vary according to flight class. In general, passengers are allowed one piece of hand baggage and one personal item to carry on the plane. The combined weight of both items should not exceed 12 kg or 18 kg, depending on the assigned cabin. For checked baggage, the number of baggage allowed will vary depending on flight class, fare, and Flying Blue status (for members). In general, however, passengers should take care that their baggage does not exceed the following dimensions: 158 cm / 62.2 in (a + b + c), (including pockets, wheels and handles).
Meals, Snacks and Drinks
Air France flights are known for their award-winning menu of exquisite wines and delectable French cuisine for First Class, Business, and Economy passengers. In first and business class flights, Air France passengers enjoy a premiere dining experience with meals from Michelin Star restaurants and chefs from a mouthwatering a la carte menu. Premium economy and economy guests will enjoy a range of hot meals and exquisite French cuisine inspired by French culinary tradition. There is even a self-serve buffet on long-haul flights! Complimentary meals and snacks are provided on all flights. Whether it’s a delicious hot meal or a snack depends on the length of the flight. Both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks are available and, on long-haul flights, an aperitif. For all flights lasting more than 10.5 hours, a self-service buffet is open throughout the flight.
In Flight Entertainment
Air France invests with its in flight entertainment and offers an extensive library of exciting TV shows, award winning films, music, games and more. Passengers can browse through countless selections on their personal touch screens, to ensure that boredom doesn’t get the best of them on the flight. The media library is updates every month and varies from aircraft to aircraft. For a complete list of this month’s movies, TV shows and more, visit the Air France US website to scroll through what’s playing now!
Air France Airlines continually ranks among the ten top airlines in various categories, from Best Customer Service to Best First Class Dining and more. In 2016, the airline won first place in theSkytrax awards for Best Airline Lounge Dining and Best First Class Comfort Amenities.