Air France has unveiled a brand new lounge located in terminal 2F at Paris-Charles de Gaulle.
Dedicated to Business customers and Flying Blue Elite Plus members travelling on Air France’s short- and medium-haul Schengen network, the lounge is one of the airline’s largest, with a surface area of 3,000 square metres and 570 seats spread over two levels.
Found at the heart of the airport, the lounge is open, airy and uncomplicated. There is something for everyone, depending on the amount of time customers have before boarding, to rest, freshen up, work or enjoy something to eat and drink.
On arrival, guests are greeted by a giant sculpture linking the reception area and the lounge. This work of art, inspired by the wings of an aircraft, symbolises flight, technology and the avant-garde. It reinforces the “cocoon” spirit that dominates the lounge.
At the heart of the lounge is a huge curved window with a view of the sky and the airport runways.
A dedicated area for Flying Blue Ultimate customers, directly accessible from the reception area, offers a fully personalised service and has its own private lounges.
Gourmet kiosks are located on each level, offering quick bites such as mini sandwiches, salads and hot quiches. There is also a dedicated counter with pancakes in the morning, dishes of the day made by a chef at lunchtime, as well as an aperitif service. Cheeses and desserts complete the offering. The wine list, chosen by Paolo Basso, world’s best sommelier in 2013, offers a wide selection of wines and champagnes.
In an eco-responsible approach, Air France favours regional and seasonal products. In addition, to limit the use of single-use plastics, the airline provides its customers with water fountains throughout the lounge.
At the heart of the lounge, a giant staircase invites guests to discover the upper floor and enjoy the runway view and relaxation areas. There is a dedicated zone with large, comfortable loungers and subdued lighting to relax in a cozy atmosphere. Comfortable recliner seats also allow guests to enjoy the unique view of the runways in complete tranquillity.
A Clarins treatment area offers guests the opportunity to discover the new Traveller Spa concept. Express beauty or radiance treatments, 20-minute tailor-made facials are available to prepare for the flight. A wellness area with ten showers and a changing room is also available.
Located between the two boarding areas at terminal 2F at Paris-Charles de Gaulle, this new Air France lounge is open from 5:30am-10pm. Accessible free of charge for Business and Flying Blue Elite Plus customers, and for a fee of €35 for customers travelling in the Economy, subject to availability.
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