Air France is gradually reintroducing service elements in economy and premium economy class cabins that were reduced at the height of the Covid-19 crisis.
On flights lasting less than 2hr30, passengers should expect an inflight beverage service offering water, coffee, tea, fruit juice and alcohol served with your choice of a sweet or savoury snack.
On flights lasting more than 2hr30, passengers should expect a gourmet savoury or sweet snack.
Economy Class & Premium Economy International
In the self serve galley area passengers may help themselves to a ‘My Little Gourmandises’ box which contains a selection of sweet and savoury biscuits.
The airline will continue to provide a full meal service including hot meals and hot/cold drink offerings. On flights between 6hr30 and 8hr30, a second service option has been reintroduced the breakfast offering named BON APPETIT is delivered to passengers in a bag. (This item was still offered during the crisis on flights lasting 8hr30).
A self-service gourmet basket is available in the bar and galley areas for customers. On flights longer than 10hr30 fruit is also available.
During the main meal service, passengers can select from four main meal choices that have been created by renowned Michelin-starred chefs. Depending on the length of the flight, a second hot or cold gourmet meal is again.
After take-off drinks including water, juice or Champagne has been reintroduced as well as inflight wines.
Air France meals are complimentary, the airline also provides Champagne in economy class on long haul routes. It’s possible to upgrade your inflight meal in economy or premium economy for a fee.
Economy class customers on longer flights will enjoy a self-service buffet offering sweet and savoury treats, fresh products, mini-sandwiches and ice cream.
Passengers in economy and premium economy class can select from six ‘a la carte’ menus and upgrade your inflight meal, for a fee. You can view at some of these meals here. Meals that can be pre-ordered include a collaboration with the prestigious French house FAUCHON as well as many others including:
Fauchon, created by the French house FAUCHON €28.00
Healthy Menu, delicate and balanced cuisine €21.00
My Fun Menu, a kids menu for €13.00
Tradition Menu, a French culinary journey with traditional recipes for €18.00.
Ocean Menu, a meal inspired by the sea for €18.00.
Italia Menu, an Italian inspired menu of Mediterranean flavours for €12.00.
These pre-order meals are available on all on all long-haul flights on which a hot meal is served, departing from Paris, French overseas departments (Cayenne, Fort-de-France, Pointe-à-Pitre, Reunion and Saint-Denis), the United States (Houston, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and Washington), Canada (Montreal and Toronto), Africa (Abidjan, Dakar, Douala and Libreville), China (Beijing, Guangzhou, Hong Kong and Shanghai), South Korea (Seoul) and Japan (Osaka and Tokyo), but not flights to India. The “Le Marché de Jean Imbert” (Jean Imbert’s Market) and “Une Sélection LENÔTRE” (A LENÔTRE Selection) meals are offered on flights departing from Paris only. The Italia Menu is being provided on flights leaving from French overseas departments, the United States, Canada, Africa, China, South Korea and Japan.
Orders can be placed from 30 days until 24 hours before departure. Unlike other airlines, if you do happen to change your flight Air France will ensure that your pre-ordered meal is on your flight.
Air France special meals can be ordered on flights longer than 2hrs and 35mins up to 24 hours before departure, Kosher meals require 48 hours notice.
It’s possible to order the following special meals:
Low Sugar, Gluten-Free, Low Salt, Vegan, Vegetarian, Indian Vegetarian, Halal, Kosher, Hindu, Infant, Child.
Allergen-free meals are also available which are free from products and derivatives of: cereals, shellfish, eggs, fish, peanuts, soy, milk, nuts (almonds, walnuts, hazelnuts), celery, mustard, sesame seeds, lupine, molluscs, and sulfur dioxide and sulfites in a concentration exceeding 10 mg/kg.
You can order your Air France special meal here.
On flights from Paris-Charles de Gaulle to Los Angeles, New York, Seoul, Singapore, Shanghai and Tokyo passengers in first and business class can access the Service à la française (French style) program. It allows you to personalise your dining experience by choosing your meal in advance of your flight.
Meal options include A taste of Japan, Traditional Chinese, Korean Sensations, Indian Delights, Thai, and Seafood. Air France First and Business class cabin meals are created by Michelin-starred chefs.
Air France now offers passengers in Business class a new signature cocktail, created in collaboration with the Hotel Lancaster in Paris. It will be offered as an aperitif on all long haul flights and will be refreshed twice a year.