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by fa4af
Thu Jun 09, 2016 1:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air To End GRU Service
Replies: 39
Views: 13805

RE: Korean Air To End GRU Service

KE can also send their customers the ooooother way around, which in fact is not any longer, given the various connecting options between <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym> and <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acr...

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by fa4af
Thu Apr 28, 2016 9:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF Gets Its 70th And Last B777
Replies: 66
Views: 44068

RE: AF Gets Its 70th And Last B777

Hello everyone <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/goldorak" class="quote" target="_blank">goldorak</a> (<a href="#53" class="quote">Reply 53</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table...

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by fa4af
Sat Nov 21, 2015 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Core Truths Of A-Net
Replies: 340
Views: 29386

RE: The Core Truths Of A-Net

AF is a mess <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> has always dragged <acronym title="KLM Royal Dutch Airlines">KL</acronym> down which explains why... <acronym title="KLM Royal Dutch Airlines">KL</acronym> will separate from <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> <acronym title="KLM Royal Dutc...

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by fa4af
Fri Oct 02, 2015 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France Fails To Reach Savings Accord With Crew
Replies: 84
Views: 18641

RE: Air France Fails To Reach Savings Accord With Crew

LAD is just one example to show that <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> is no exception, and your replies show it too, <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> being another one. Nobody said that rosters at <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> are a cruise dow...

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by fa4af
Fri Oct 02, 2015 11:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France Fails To Reach Savings Accord With Crew
Replies: 84
Views: 18641

RE: Air France Fails To Reach Savings Accord With Crew

Ooops, I forgot to mention that our rosters at <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> are not exactly what people think either... <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/anstar" clas...

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by fa4af
Fri Oct 02, 2015 11:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France Fails To Reach Savings Accord With Crew
Replies: 84
Views: 18641

RE: Air France Fails To Reach Savings Accord With Crew

Hi everyone, I work as a long haul purser with <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym>, lots have been said about how bad <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym>/KL as a whole was dealing with the renegociation of its contracts. Our pilots or rather, their representatives, finally came to the nego...

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by fa4af
Wed Mar 18, 2015 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unofficially Released: New Air France Safety Video
Replies: 51
Views: 8364

RE: Unofficially Released: New Air France Safety Video

eclipz: MERCI (being so chic as to answer in French on this forum!).. I work as a F/A at <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> and I should be the one complaining about having to listen to the safety video EVERY time I get to work. And you know what? I liked it very much...take a breath and relax...

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by fa4af
Thu Oct 16, 2014 9:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour : KLM Could Leave Air France
Replies: 85
Views: 28393

RE: Rumour : KLM Could Leave Air France

hello all <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TreeHillRavens" class="quote" target="_blank">TreeHillRavens</a> (<a href="#38" class="quote">Reply 38</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr>...

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by fa4af
Wed May 07, 2014 10:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF Launches New La Premiere.
Replies: 47
Views: 13793

RE: AF Launches New La Premiere.

Hi everyone, <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> just comfirmed that the A380 will be retrofitted with the new interiors accross the 4 cabins P, J, W (mainly new seat cushioning and a revised legrest) and Y. La Première will remain on the main deck in order to avoid costs related with the stren...

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by fa4af
Fri Jul 26, 2013 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF A330 "grounded" In Níger After Stowaway Dies
Replies: 10
Views: 15242

RE: AF A330 "grounded" In Níger After Stowaway Dies

Yes, Airlines do this...in this case, the person was hit by the main landing gear I'm afraid. Hence the blood marks and the vibrations which triggered the decision to divert and inspect the plane.

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by fa4af
Tue Dec 18, 2012 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF To Have 500-600 Too Many Flight Attendants
Replies: 32
Views: 6686

RE: AF To Have 500-600 Too Many Flight Attendants

Hello everyone, I really enjoy reading about colleagues flying imaginary rosters such as <acronym title="Paris - Orly (ORY / LFPO), France">ORY</acronym> <acronym title="Brest - Guipavas (BES / LFRB), France">BES</acronym> then off to a hotel, long periods of days off after that and so on. I have be...

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by fa4af
Tue Jul 25, 2006 8:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Evacuates Americans From Lebanon
Replies: 27
Views: 6421

RE: Delta Evacuates Americans From Lebanon

Hi all! I just returned from one such flight. We flew a 747-300 formerly assigned to the French overseas destinations (507 seater). The aircraft is flying twice each way on monday, wednesday and friday, replaced the other days of the week by a 747-400, in addition to the daily 777. I am a Purser and...

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by fa4af
Sat Mar 18, 2006 7:45 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Positive Experience On AF
Replies: 32
Views: 6698

RE: Positive Experience On AF

Hi Gnomon Although it is always nice to read about <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym>, positive or negative, when critics are substantiated and constructive, I have to admit that your message would make anyone at <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> blush with pride. I am one of them and I...

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by fa4af
Fri Mar 17, 2006 8:51 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DL BizElite Or AF Premiere/Affaires?
Replies: 26
Views: 6215

RE: DL BizElite Or AF Premiere/Affaires?

THANKS FlysSSC <acronym title="Fortaleza - Pinto Martins (FOR / SBFZ), Brazil">FOR</acronym> BEING THERE <acronym title="Fortaleza - Pinto Martins (FOR / SBFZ), Brazil">FOR</acronym> <acronym title="Albenga (Villanova d'Albenga) (- Clemente Panero) (ALL / LIMG), Italy">ALL</acronym> <acronym title="...

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by fa4af
Mon Dec 26, 2005 10:43 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Crossing The Atlantic In Business Class: DL Vs. AF
Replies: 23
Views: 12481

RE: Crossing The Atlantic In Business Class: DL Vs. AF

great responses from Flpuck6, but I just have to add two comments: -as for cabin rounds with water and in general, drinks, we are not, indeed, supposed to do so as part of our service methods. However, we are required to patrol the cabin every 15 min as pat of Skyteam service standards. -as for the ...

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by fa4af
Sun May 30, 2004 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Are BA Still Being Treated Like A State Entity
Replies: 13
Views: 4270

RE: Why Are BA Still Being Treated Like A State Entity

GDB, I can tell you about the French counterpart of British domestic competitors: it its called SNCF and it has some huge market share thanks to the TGV! Corsair is pretty present on the holiday markets and we defenitely suffer from Ryannair and Easyjet as well. Other than that, I agree with you. Ch...

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by fa4af
Fri Feb 13, 2004 4:10 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air France - Very Bad Service....
Replies: 52
Views: 13414

RE: Air France - Very Bad Service....

I still think this thread is downgrading the image of airliners.net forums in general...for those who still regarded them highly, that is. And remember: this thread was gone for ages, but the fact that the forum moderators let it come back in such terms is not only shocking, it also allows me to thi...

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by fa4af
Fri Jan 16, 2004 9:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: On-time Performance Of European Airlines?
Replies: 2
Views: 3833

RE: On-time Performance Of European Airlines?

Air France's, for one, are available on their website, updated monthly.

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by fa4af
Sun Jan 11, 2004 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France And Paris
Replies: 34
Views: 4028

RE: Air France And Paris

All Air France lounges at CDG are now equipped with wireless internet connections...that should pretty much solve it, huh?

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by fa4af
Thu Jan 01, 2004 10:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF Flight 68 Intercepted By F-16s?
Replies: 47
Views: 9375

RE: AF Flight 68 Intercepted By F-16s?

Piedmontgirl: sorry about my last post. It seems you got the impression I said YOU were ignorant. Never wrote that nor tought so, as I have no idea who you are and I don't have the arrogance to judge without knowing. Either my English is not clear enough or you misread my post. On the other hand, yo...

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by fa4af
Thu Jan 01, 2004 3:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF Flight 68 Intercepted By F-16s?
Replies: 47
Views: 9375

RE: AF Flight 68 Intercepted By F-16s?

Piedmontgirl: ''There is no way to determine who, other than the pilots, are in the cockpit of an Air France flight. This alone raises the security risk for any given Air France flight.'' may I ask who you work for?? another ignorant message about Air France. The only difference between <acronym tit...

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by fa4af
Wed Nov 19, 2003 9:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Need Help On Air France
Replies: 4
Views: 3280

RE: Need Help On Air France

Hi! <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> serves 41 cities domestically and 198 in total in 83 countries. on March 31st 2003, its fleet had 360 planes operating 1800 flights a day. Air France was officially created during the year of 1933. the decision to regroup many different airlines under the...

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by fa4af
Fri Nov 14, 2003 6:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Airline Has The Nicest F/a's?
Replies: 67
Views: 8146

RE: Which Airline Has The Nicest F/a's?

DLMHT: what if you were flying 1st and had to stand in line while eco passengers used the lavs reserved for 1st?? Or simply had to watch people standing in line in front of your seat? It is <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym>'s policy to preserve the quietness and the privacy of people travelli...

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by fa4af
Fri Oct 31, 2003 1:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France From Singapore
Replies: 5
Views: 3423

RE: Air France From Singapore

Tsentsan, you are RIGHT. I worked on this flight, but could not confirm the flight number, though.

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by fa4af
Sun Oct 05, 2003 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF Vs BA Concorde Service
Replies: 34
Views: 5252

RE: AF Vs BA Concorde Service

I used to work on AF Concorde...I can tell all of you and particularly Joleb that every single passenger except one who had flown both said they preferred AF service in the air.
too bad you won't be able to compare!

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by fa4af
Sun Oct 05, 2003 3:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France, What Are They Like?
Replies: 42
Views: 7330

RE: Air France, What Are They Like?

thank you TriStar500 !
you put nicely a long story with a fine end! I'd be more than pleased to serve you next time you fly with us!

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by fa4af
Wed Oct 01, 2003 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM - Air France, Benefits & Future Strategy
Replies: 48
Views: 12558

RE: KLM - Air France, Benefits & Future Strategy

Gosh! Funny to see some people (and particularly some Dutch ones on this forum...) reacting so strongly against <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> and the French government. the deal actually makes more business sence than any other thing in this industry in the last couple of years. <acronym ...

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by fa4af
Fri Aug 29, 2003 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF A319 Longhaul?
Replies: 9
Views: 3708

RE: AF A319 Longhaul?

anything could be a petroleum club destination...add to that list of regulars: <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym>, <acronym title="Manila - Ninoy Aquino International (MNL / RPLL), Philippines">MNL</acronym>, <acronym title="Sao Paulo - Gu...

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by fa4af
Wed Aug 06, 2003 12:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Cabin Crew Asked Me To F Off!
Replies: 51
Views: 11251

RE: BA Cabin Crew Asked Me To F Off!

Interesting topic, in light of what we normally hear about airlines and customer service as a whole...let's for one second invert the roles in this story:an English-speaking person, stuck in an Air France plane and hearing the same thing, on the same tone and with the same looks on the face of an <a...

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by fa4af
Fri Jul 18, 2003 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Decided To Cooperate With Air France
Replies: 26
Views: 6713

RE: KLM Decided To Cooperate With Air France

what a bunch of stereotype freeks you guys...''Dutch are half Germans'' ''French are strikers'' and so on.. I wonder whether some of you are on the wrong forum...

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by fa4af
Fri Jul 18, 2003 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Do You Think Of This Econ Class?
Replies: 20
Views: 5013

RE: What Do You Think Of This Econ Class?

I totally agree with angelairways...one of the most intelligent posts ever on this forum! I would also add: regarding <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym>, Emirates, Singapore or Cathay, no matter what they do, people just love it because they're <acronym title="MAT Macedonian Airlines (Gre...

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by fa4af
Fri Jun 13, 2003 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cabin Staff Of The Year -
Replies: 32
Views: 4830

RE: Cabin Staff Of The Year -

Just goes to prove once again Skytrax and all its related over-hyped surveys are TOTAL NONSENSE!!

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by fa4af
Tue Nov 19, 2002 5:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France Q2 Pre-Tax Profit Up 28% To €113 Mln
Replies: 5
Views: 3367

RE: Air France Q2 Pre-Tax Profit Up 28% To €113 Mln

amazing figures, particularly because AF is now ahead of the big three Europeans !

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by fa4af
Sat Nov 16, 2002 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France Voted Best European Carrier...
Replies: 5
Views: 2318

Air France Voted Best European Carrier...

unanimously by the readers of the TTG Asia Media magazine in Bangkok. Criteria included network coverage, schedule flexibility and choice of flights, reservations efficiency,cabin crew performance, and ground and in-flight services.

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by fa4af
Sat Nov 16, 2002 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skyteam Elected Best ''airline''...
Replies: 0
Views: 1176

Skyteam Elected Best ''airline''...

by the US magazine ''Global Finance'', admitting it is not yet the biggest, but the one that offers the best future outlook among other carriers and alliances altogether.
The Global Finance Magazine, November 2002 issue.

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by fa4af
Fri Jul 12, 2002 6:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which AF Classes Do Earn Miles?
Replies: 9
Views: 1472

RE: Which AF Classes Do Earn Miles?

hi there!
the only fares that do not credit mileage on Fréquence Plus are, to my knowledge, GROUP discounted fares.

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by fa4af
Wed Jun 05, 2002 7:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF : First European Airline In April
Replies: 30
Views: 2953

RE: AF : First European Airline In April

hi to you all ! i work for AF and I am really impressed by the reactions to this thread. Why is it that when AF does poorly, it is, according to some of you, due to its lack of management, poor service, lack of competition, strikes and so on, and suddenly, when we do things right, then it is thanks ...

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by fa4af
Fri May 31, 2002 11:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF A340 Flights To St. Maarten
Replies: 1
Views: 2632

RE: AF A340 Flights To St. Maarten

yes it does. the configuration is unchanged, but L'Espace Business passengers get L'Espace First seats, Alizé passengers get L'Espace Business seats and Tempo passengers get International Tempo seats, with foot-rest and PTV.

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by fa4af
Mon May 20, 2002 11:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: French Soccer Team On AF292 To Tokyo
Replies: 19
Views: 2801

RE: French Soccer Team On AF292 To Tokyo

sorry guys, but AF 292 operates to Osaka Kansai, instead of Narita !

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by fa4af
Wed Apr 03, 2002 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France A330s
Replies: 4
Views: 1468

RE: Air France A330s

the also serve GRU since March 31st, and they dropped YYZ

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by fa4af
Wed Apr 03, 2002 2:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gardua Indonesia A330 @ Pyong Yang?
Replies: 8
Views: 1283

RE: Gardua Indonesia A330 @ Pyong Yang?

Just my own two cents...the picture shows the tail and right-wing winglet of a 747-400 !

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by fa4af
Sat Mar 16, 2002 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A340 With First Class Suite Seats
Replies: 5
Views: 2473

RE: A340 With First Class Suite Seats

AF has their regular L'Espace First bed-seats on their 340's/330's the latter being fitted with computer power outlets and slightly revised video screens.

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by fa4af
Sun Dec 09, 2001 12:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF's New 332 Pic
Replies: 24
Views: 1916

RE: AF's New 332 Pic

Looks like the perfect replacement to the old 310's and 767's, which the crews, the passengers and the maintenance crews were waiting for. Then PTV for everyone on board, lap-top power outlets and the landing-gear camera are always more than welcome!!

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by fa4af
Fri Dec 07, 2001 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France Training Cabin Crew To Serve Asians Bet
Replies: 3
Views: 4886

RE: Nothing New For Air France!

Hi there! I have been a flight attendant with AF for 4 years and I can testify to the fact that Asia has ALWAYS been a big deal for AF and particularly for the crew members. We are assigned to certain geagraphic areas and I can tell you people who fly mostly Asia flights have gotten cultural awarene...

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by fa4af
Thu Nov 22, 2001 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will AF Install PTVs On Its B 744s' Economy Class?
Replies: 8
Views: 2878

Steman

Steman, it seems your wishes come true at Air France...you will be pleased to know that we are operating only 777's to New York, except the early morning 767 to jfk, as Concorde fills the gap fo the upper end of the traffic!!
oh, and benvenutti a tutta Alitalia da Skyteam!

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by fa4af
Tue Nov 13, 2001 5:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F-GFUJ AF 733 Back In Europe?
Replies: 6
Views: 5134

RE: F-GFUJ AF 733 Back In Europe?

I confirm reading in the in/house magazine, that the carribean flights were to be operated by 320 instead of the 737/300...as early as this fall, but i don t know anything about the registration numbers of either ones...hope it helps

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by fa4af
Fri Oct 12, 2001 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Many Of You Have Been To Damascus Int'l?
Replies: 3
Views: 3399

RE: How Many Of You Have Been To Damascus Int'l?

i was there on September 11th/12th

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by fa4af
Thu Oct 11, 2001 5:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France "digital Movies" : Where?
Replies: 9
Views: 2030

RE: Air France

i will try to find the reg. number of that particular 340...

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by fa4af
Thu Oct 04, 2001 6:04 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air France 1st Class - What's It Like?
Replies: 4
Views: 4187

RE: Air France 1st Class - What's It Like?

Hi there!! I am a F/A for AF and often work in first class so here is my impression of what L'Espace First is. In L'Espace First, you can have your bags protected with a plastic film right before check-in. Embarking is at your own discretion whether or not you want to relax in the lounges, whether ...

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by fa4af
Sun Sep 30, 2001 11:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Does Air France Fly To HKG With?
Replies: 8
Views: 4024

RE: What Does Air France Fly To HKG With?

Hi guys, right now, it seems to me that we are operating 744's to anywhere that makes sense...I checked today's departures with the big boss and they included Dakar, for instance, so I guess it is possible someone has seen one of them out of its ''normal hunt field''. Did you know we are starting th...

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