Air France flies new cabins to Johannesburg


Since the 8th of March, customers on board the Air France Boeing 777-300 flying twice a week between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and O.R. Tambo International Airport have been enjoying new La Première, business, premium economy and economy cabins.

These two flights are in addition to the frequencies operated by the Airbus A380, for a total of seven weekly flights.

La Première suites offer thick curtains for privacy, a two-metre fully-flat bed, and a 24-inch HD touch screen.

The business class seat adapts to the shape of each individual, from seating position to a two-metre long bed. Each passenger has a 16-inch HD touch screen.

In premium economy, more comfortable seat cushions and a multi-position footrest further enhance this travel cabin.

In economy, there is a new fully-revised seat, with more legroom, a new seat cushion, more comfortable headrests and a wider tray table. The seat also features new functionalities including an electric socket and a headphones holder.

As for entertainment, wider HD touch screens have been introduced, measuring 12 inches in premium economy and nine inches in economy. More than 1,000 hours of music, film, games and other programmes are available on demand.