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Air France is the flag carrier of France and is headquartered in Paris and is a founding member of the SkyTeam global alliance. Air France flies to many destinations around the world including Aberdeen, Abidjan, Agen, Ajaccio, Djibouti City, Douala, Dubai, Johannesburg, Jersey, Jakarta, Istanbul, Manchester, Miami, Milan, Monrovia, Montevideo, Montreal, Seoul, Seville, Shanghai, Singapore and many others. Air France has hub airports at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and Paris Orly Airport. Air France is a subsidiary of Air France-KLM Group and also owns HOP!Transavia France and Joon.

Air France has a number of codeshare and interline agreements with airlines including Aeroflot, Air Europa, AircalinBelavia, Flybe and Winair.

Air France is featured as one of the best airlines for value for money on our blog about the cheapest airlines!

Want to book flights with a French-speaking airline? Air France is a French-speaking airline. All cabin crew are required to be fluent in French. If you need any assistance onboard and would like to speak French, the Air France cabin crew will be able to assist you.

Baggage Policy

Air France provides different rules for carry-on and checked baggage. Read on to find out what requirements you need to consider. Alternative Airlines customers are now able to book extra baggage at the time of purchasing their Air France flight.

Carry-on Baggage

The number of hand luggage items permitted will vary from passenger to passenger depending on their class fare or Blue flying status. Hand luggage dimensions must not exceed 55cm x 35cm x 21.7cm including wheels, pockets and handles.

Checked Baggage

The number of checked baggage permitted per passenger will vary according to ticket fare and Blue flying status. Please check your ticket for your individual baggage allowance. The total dimensions for checked baggage must not exceed 158cm (62.2 in) including any pockets wheels or handles.

Cabin Classes

Air France has 3 cabin classes - Economy, Business and First. Discover the benefits and services included in each class below.

Economy Class

A fleece blanket and towel are included, plus an eyemask for sleeping and a refreshing towel.

In-flight entertainment is included with the latest movies each month and each seat has its own individual screen. Enjoy games, music and movies for the duration of the flight.

Air France Economy Class Facilities

Each seat has a reclining back function with an adjustable footrest to give more space for your knees and legs. Various seat options can be chosen depending on the flight you are on.

Air France Economy Class Seats

Seat Plus - Guarantees more legroom

Duo Seat in a Row of Two - Guarantees travel in a row of two seats

Seat positioned at the front of the cabin - Ensure you are one of the first passengers to exit the aircraft.

Duo Seat on the A380 upper deck - offers a calmer area of the cabin. Benefits travelling with just one passenger next to you.

Business Class

When they arrive at the airport, Air France Business Class passengers are treated to excellent customer service "à la française" to make them feel at ease throughout their journey. At Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport, customers can enjoy an exclusive Clarins spa treatment for both men and women. They can avoid the usual airport hustle and bustle by relaxing in the Air France Business Class lounge.

Air France Business Class Facilities

Each Business Class seat with Air France is equipped with a personal screen so you can enjoy over 500 hours of entertainment on demand. Business Class passengers are also provided with hypoallergenic feather pillows, soft and cosy duvets and an amenities kit with Clarins skincare products.

What Are Air France Business Class Seats Like?

Your Air France Business Class seat is designed for maximum comfort. Within seconds, you can convert your seat into a 2m/ 6.5ft in bed. When sitting, you can adjust the seat controls to find the most comfortable position for you. Air France Business Class seats mould to the shape of your body for optimum comfort and to give you the best night's sleep possible. Passengers can also efficiently work from their seats thanks to power outlets, reading lamps and noise-cancelling headphones.

First Class

First Class Facilities

Air France is ready to welcome you in its lounges located in airports around the world. At Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport, enjoy a peaceful and relaxing break in the La Première lounge. In the Biologique Recherche centre, enjoy a personalised spa treatment from 20 minutes to 2 hours, including facials and body treatments tailored to the needs of frequent travellers.

What is First Class Seating Like?

In the La Première cabin, you will receive a tailored personalised service from our staff at all times. In your private suite, you can sleep soundly. Your comfortable upright seat transforms into a bed measuring 2 m in length. It has a memory foam mattress, a pillow and a large fluffy duvet. You will be given control of a complete, latest-generation entertainment system. Feature movies are available in HD, transforming your 24-inch screen into a veritable movie theatre.

Wi-Fi

Enjoy all the pleasures of the internet when you connect to Air France WIFI. Air France offers three types of WIFI, so there's something for everyone! Choose from 'The Free Message Pass', 'The Surf Pass' or 'The Stream Pass' and enjoy WIFI on select Air France flights. By 2020, Air France WIFI will be available on all Air France flights.

​​​​​Air France WIFI Price

Air France WIFI costs €5 EUR for 20MB, €10 EUR for 50 MB and €30 EUR for 200 MB.

Food & Drink

Depending on the length of your flight, Air France may offer meal options onboard. Snacks and beverages can also be purchased onboard from the in-flight menu.

Meal Options

The meal that you receive on Air France will depend on your duration, departure time, class of travel and destination, meaning that you may receive one or more of the following: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner or a snack.

For long-haul flights, passengers can purchase in advance their meal from the ‘A la carte’ menu, meaning the meal is personalised to your preference. These meals must be requested at least 24 hours before departure, on the Air France website under ‘Review/modify your reservations’.

Special Dietary Requirements

Passengers with a specific dietary requirement can request a special meal for flights longer than 2 hours and 35 minutes. The special meals offered are:

Drinks & Alcohol

A choice of beverages are provided on all flights. This will include hot and cold beverages, and options for alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages.

Check-In

With Air France, you can check-in online or at the airport. Keep reading to find out when online and airport check-in is available for your flight.

Online Check-in

Online check-in opens 30 hours before flight departure. Passengers can check in online on the Air France website or using the mobile app.

Airport Check-in

Passengers can check in at the airport using the Interactive kiosks which are available 24/7.

Airline Alliance

SkyTeam Alliance is a leading global airline network, with 20 member airlines. SkyTeam alliance was founded in 2000 and now consists of member airlines such as Aerolineas Argentinas, AeroMexico, Air Europa, China Southern, Alitalia, China Airlines, Delta, Garuda Indonesia, Kenya Airways, KLM and others. SkyTeam Alliance network has nearly 16,323 daily flights, with 1,052 destinations in 177 countries.

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Destinations that Air France flies to

Air France flies to a range of cities across Europe, Africa, the Americas, Asia and Oceania. Click below to see all the cities and airports that Air France flies to.

Alternatives to Air France

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Hub Airport

Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport

Charles de Gaulle Airport is France's largest airport and is the hub airport for Air France and XL Airways France. It has four runways and can handle nearly 65 million passengers. Other airlines which fly to and from Charles de Gaulle include Adria Airways, Aegean Airlines, Aer Lingus, Air China, Air Europa, TAM Airlines, Thai Airways, Tunisair, Turkish Airlines, Turkmenistan Airlines, United Airlines, Ukraine International Airlines and previously Air Méditerranée.

Paris Charle de Gaulle is notorious for its luxury airport shopping opportunities. In particular, Terminal 2 has a great selection of household names within the fashion industry.

Paris Charles de Gaulle is also the hub airport for Joon and ASL Airlines France.

Fleet

The Air France fleet currently includes 18 Airbus A318-100, 35 Airbus A319-100, 36 Airbus A320-200, 5 Airbus A321-100, 11 Airbus A321-200, 15 Airbus A330-200, 6 Airbus A340-300, 10 Airbus A380-800, 25 Boeing 777-200ER, 43 Boeing 777-300ER and 6 Boeing 787-9 aircraft.

Book Air France Flights

Book your Air France flights with Alternative Airlines and complete the reservation in English. At Alternative Airlines we care about communicating with our customers in a language they understand, that's why we have an excellent customer service team ready to answer any of your queries in English.

At Alternative Airlines we make the booking and paying for flights really flexible and tickets with Air France is no exception. To learn about some of the different payment options available for Air France services including Buy Now, Pay Later please visit our dedicated Air France - Fly Now, Pay Later page.

You can find a range of different offers on Alternative Airlines. Purchase last-minute flights with Air France and find cheaper flights.

Seat Selection

Choosing the seat that you want can make all the difference on your flight! Buy flights with Alternative Airlines and select your Air France preferred seat. Alternative Airlines allow you to pick your Air France preferred seat through an interactive map that displays Air France seat availability on all flights.

You can now pre-book Air France seats with Alternative Airlines! Check available seats and reserve your preferred seat ahead of time.

Pay your way

Pay for flights in USD or 70 other currencies of your choice with Alternative Airlines.

Choose from over 40 payment methods, including PayPal, Apple Pay, Afterpay and Alipay

Check out all of our payment methods here.

Buy Air France Flights with Apple Pay

Apple Pay is a secure payment method that we offer and can be used to book tickets for ANY Air France flight, as well as with the other 600+ airlines we ticket on our site.

Can I pay for Air France flights with Apple Pay?

Of course! With Alternative Airlines, you can pay for your Air France tickets with Apple Pay. We offer Apple Pay as a payment method at checkout that can be used to book flights with ANY of the 600+ airlines we ticket on our site, including Air France.

Find out how to book Air France flights and pay with Apple Pay

With Apple Pay, you can instantly book your Air France tickets with a secure one-touch payment function. This makes paying for flights at Alternative Airlines secure and simple. All you'll need is an existing Apple account. Choose the card you'd like Apple Pay to use and authorise your payment securely with fingerprint recognition or Face ID on your device. Follow our step-by-step instructions below showing you how to pay for Air France flights with Apple Pay:

How to buy Air France flights with Apple Pay

  1. Find our search form at the top of the page and fill in your departure and arrival cities, the dates you want to fly, how many passengers will be flying and the fare type you'd like to purchase. Hit 'Search Flights' when you're ready to continue!
  2. Next, the search results will load and show all available flights based on your search. If you'd only like to see flights operated by a specific airline (e.g., Air France), you can use the Airline filter. Select the Air France flights that work best for you and press 'Confirm Selection' to proceed.
  3. Scroll down to the payment methods section and select 'Other Payment Options'. Select Apple Pay and scroll down to confirm your payment. Click the Apple Pay checkout button.
  4. Choose the card that you want Apple Pay to use to pay for your Air France flights. Read the instructions provided on the screen - you'll then be asked to authenticate your booking by entering your Apple passcode, using fingerprint recognition or by using your Face ID. Once Apple Pay recognises you, your flight will be confirmed and we'll send you your e-tickets instantly or within 24 hours.

Why should I use Alternative Airlines to buy Air France flights using Apple Pay?

Did you know that Alternative Airlines is one of the only sites where you can use Apple Pay to book Air France flights? We offer Apple Pay as a safe and secure payment method to all of our customers looking to book tickets with Air France or ANY of the 600+ other airlines we have available on our site. If you can't find an Air France flight that works for you, you can still find an alternative airline operating the same route and pay using Apple Pay at Alternative Airlines. You can pay for flights using any of the currencies that Apple accepts too.

Can I use Apple Pay to pay for flights on Air France's official site?

Yes, you can use Apple Pay on the official Air France website, however, this is only available on select flights. With Alternative Airlines, you can use Apple Pay to pay for ANY Air France flight as well as the 600+ other airlines we ticket. It doesn't matter where you're flying or how much your ticket is, Apple Pay will be available as a payment method at checkout with Alternative Airlines.

Buy Air France Flights Using PayPal

When you book through Alternative Airlines you can pay for your Air France flight ticket with PayPal, as well as the 600+ airlines we offer on our site.

Can I pay for Air France flights with PayPal?

Absolutely! PayPal is a safe and secure payment method that lets you secure any flight you want with Air France. PayPal is one of the most popular payment options used by customers at Alternative Airlines. With over 40 different ways to pay, PayPal is just one of the many payment options.

How to pay for Air France flights using PayPal

  1. Using the search form at the top of the page select if you wish to fly a one-way, return or multi-city. Then enter the departure and arrival airports, along with the dates you want to travel, the number of passengers on the flight and the cabin class. Select 'Search Flights'.
  2. Once the page has loaded, you'll be displayed with all the available flights according to your search. If you wish to fly with a specific airline (e.g. Air France) use the airline filter to refine your search.
  3. Scored the flight you want? Perfect! Head to checkout and fill in all the necessary contact and passenger details for your booking, scroll down to the payment section and select 'PayPal'. Once you've selected 'PayPal' as you're preferred payment option, hit 'Continue to Payment' to proceed with your booking. Then, click on the PayPal checkout button to connect with your PayPal account.
  4. A window will pop up asking for your login details for your PayPal account. Follow the instructions on the screen to confirm your payment and booking. Once your booking has been confirmed, you'll receive an e-ticket via email. Super easy, right?

Why should I use Alternative Airlines to buy Air France flights using PayPal?

Alternative Airlines takes pride in being able to offer PayPal as a payment method on all our Air France flights. PayPal is a safe and easy way to secure your booking - each time you make a booking you'll only need your email address and password. Air France isn't the only flight you can pay with PayPal - you can choose from over 600+ airlines, all of which can be paid with PaPal! PayPal is available in over 25 currencies

Can I use PayPal to pay for flights on the Air France official site?

If you want to book flights with PayPal through Air France's official site, you can do so, however, this will only be on selected flights. Here, at Alternative Airlines, you can buy ANY Air France flight with PayPal, no matter where you're flying to or how much the price of the ticket is.

Buy Air France Last Minute Flights

What are last-minute Air France flights?

Last-minute Air France flights are Air France flights that are purchased close to the departure date and time of the flight you plan to fly. Last-minute flights are normally brought a few days or weeks, before the flight departure date. These flights are usually brought by business travellers who need to attend business meetings or by passengers who need to travel 'last minute' due to emergency circumstances. You'll often find cheap last-minute flights as airlines want to fill the empty seats on the plane however, this isn't always guaranteed.

Simply follow our step-by-step guide below on how to use our search form and apply filters to find the perfect last-minute Air France flight for you.

At Alternative Airlines, the majority of our e-tickets are sent to you instantly or within 2 hours via email. Please note that when booking last-minute flights, in some cases, it might take up to 24 hours to receive your e-ticket.

How to book last-minute flights with Air France

  1. Using the search form at the top of the page, select if you would like to travel a return, one-way, or multi-city. Then enter the departure and arrival destinations as well as the preferred dates you wish to travel, the number of passengers and the cabin class. Select 'Search Flights' to find all last-minute flights with Air France.
  2. You'll then be shown all the available last-minute flights for the dates and destinations that you entered in the flight search. If you wish you fly with a specific airline, use the airline filter and select Air France to narrow down your search.
  3. Once you have found the perfect last-minute flight for you, click 'Confirm Selection' to head to checkout and pay using one of the 40+ payment methods we have on-site such as KlarnaZipAffirm and more. Once your booking has been confirmed, you'll be sent an e-ticket via email. Please note that when you book last-minute flights, some e-tickets take up to 24 hours to be sent to you.

Popular last-minute flight routes with Air France

Plan your next last-minute trip to one of these popular destinations with Air France.

  • London ✈ to Paris
  • Copenhagen ✈ to Tunis
  • Paris ✈ to Split
  • London ✈ to Nice

Where can I book Air France last-minute flights?

You can book last-minute flights with Air France with Alternative Airlines. Use the search form at the top of the page and enter the departure and arrival destinations along with the dates, number of passengers and cabin class. If you wish to fly with a specific airline, use the airline filter to narrow down your search. Please note that when booking a last-minute flight with Alternative Airlines, it may take up to 24 hours to receive your e-ticket via email.

Buy Air France Multi City Flights

Multi-city flights with Air France are the perfect way to discover new cities all under one trip! When booking multi-city flights with Air France you can fly to more than one destination during your time away. Why not begin your trip in Brussels, then fly over to Munich for Oktoberfest and end your trip in the sunny city of Madrid? Scroll down the page, to find the handy guide that shows you exactly how to plan your multi-stop flight with Air France.

Use our search form to find and book multi-city flights with Air France.

How to book multi-city flights with Air France

  1. In the search box at the top of the page, click the 'multi-city' flight option.
  2. Enter all the cities/destinations you'd like to travel to along with the dates you'd like to fly. Then enter the number of passengers in your booking and the cabin class you'd like to fly in. Hit the 'Search Flights' button to proceed.
  3. You'll then be shown all the available flights according to the information you entered in the search box. If you want to fly with a specific airline then use the Airline drop-down tab to filter your search e.g. Air France. Once you've found the ideal flight(s) for you 'Confirm selection' and proceed to the next page.
  4. You'll then be taken to the passenger details page where you'll need to enter all your details and pay for your flight. Did you know Alternative Airlines offers over 40 different ways to pay including Buy Now Pay Later options? Booking confirmed? Great, you'll receive your e-tickets via email straight away.

What are multi-city Air France flights?

Multi-city Air France flights, also known as multi-stop or 2-stop flights, are flights that allow you to travel across multiple destinations under one trip with Air France. When you book through Alternative Airlines you can book up to 6 legs per booking. This means that you'll be able to make the most out of your time away! Connecting or layover flights, don't allow you to fully explore the cities you land in, this is why Air France multi-city flights are ideal if you wish to visit more than one destination.

Why book multi-city Air France flights?

Air France flies to over 25 domestic destinations and 200+ international destinations across Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe and Oceania.

Can't decide on a location to visit? Well, why not visit all of them? With Air France's multi-city flights, you can travel to multiple destinations at once in an easy and affordable way. For example, why not begin your trip in Paris, the City of Love, before heading to the beautiful city of Rome? With over 200 destinations with Air France, you'll never run out of places to visit.

Take a look at the most popular multi-city routes in Europe:

Can I pay in instalments when booking multi-city flights?

Absolutely! When you book with Alternative Airlines, you can buy multi-city flights and pay over time. With flights on finance, you can easily plan your next multi-city trip without having to pay for the full amount at once. At Alternative Airlines we offer a number of financing options including Afterpay, Klarna, Clearpay and more. Find out more about booking Air France flights and paying in instalments.

Frequently asked questions

Where does Air France fly to?

Air France has a huge network of routes. Air France, the flag carrier airline of France, flies to 5 continents, serving more than 80 countries and around 190 destinations.

Air France has a significant presence in the European market where it serves more than 90 destinations. The airline carried 46 million passengers in 2019.

What is Economy Light on Air France?

The Economy Class of Air France is divided into three subclasses: Light, Standard and Flex

Economy Light is the most basic and cheapest class of Economy which differs from Standard and Flex in a way that it doesn’t provide the passenger with any flexibility of changing or refunding the booking.

Which alliance is Air France part of?

Air France is a part of the SkyTeam alliance and has been a part of this alliance since 2004. Other members of the SkyTeam alliance include notable airlines such as China Airlines, Delta Airlines, KLM, Garuda Indonesia, Korean Air, etc. SkyTeam’s collective annual passenger count was 630 million in 2019.

Can I use Alma to pay later for my Air France flights?

Unfortunately, we don't yet offer Alma as a Buy Now Pay Later payment method at Alternative Airlines. You can instead use any of the other pay later plans we offer, including Afterpay, Klarna, Affirm, and more.