Air France takes delivery of its first A350

Today Air France has taken delivery of its first A350-900. This is the first out of a total order of 28.

It has a three-class layout with 324 seats including 34 full-flat business, 24 premium economy and 266 economy class seats.

Business class

Same as United Airlines Polaris, Air France has the Zodiac Optima seats in business class on their A350.

Photo by Air France

The seats convert into a 200cm lie-flat bed and come equipped with a new 18.5″ HD  touchscreen and, in the case of the center seats, they also come with a center partition for extra privacy.

 

WiFi

The Air France A350-900 comes fully equipped with high-speed WiFi and 3 different packages will be available.

  • “Message Pass”.  This comes free of charge, and is good for sending and receiving messages
  • “Surf Pass” .This costs between €3 and €18, to surf the internet and send/receive emails.
  • “Stream Pass” . This costs €30 and gives passengers access to high-speed internet, streaming and downloads, as well as all the benefits of the Surf and Message passes.

 

Air France A350 Routes

  • Abidjan (Ivory Coast)

from October 7th 2019 to December 8th 2019

and from February 10th 2020 onwards for the 2020 summer season

  • Bamako (Mali)

from October 7th 2019 to December 8th 2019

and from February 10th 2020 onwards for the 2020 summer season

  • Toronto (Canada)

starting October 27th 2019

  • Cairo (Egypt)

starting December 9th 2019

  • Seoul (South Korea)

starting December 9th 2019

  • Bangkok (Thailand)

starting 2020 summer season

 

 

Bottom line

The new Air France business class seats on the A350s look really good.

They will be a big improvement compared to other Air France business class seats with angled flat seats.

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