Air France is revamping its business class — excuse me, la classe affaires — with some new seats. But strangely, the flat beds aren’t horizontal. They’re “near-horizontal.” That’s so …...

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Categorized in: Air France, business class
08
Jun
2010

If you’re flying Air France, KLM, or Cathay Pacific in economy class, you’ll soon notice a little extra padding on your seatbelt. The padding? An airbag. The seatbelt airbag, designed to deploy within 90 milliseconds after a crash,...

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Air France has an interesting feature: In some markets, you can reserve a low fare for up to two weeks, without buying the ticket, for €10. (Thanks to Raphaël Mazoyer via Twitter for pointing this out to me.) Here’s the English text,...

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Categorized in: Air France
10
Oct
2006

While oil is still comparably higher than it was two or three years ago, it has pulled back nearly 20% from its recent highs. Airline fuel surcharges haven’t all fallen to earth by the same measure. Two notable exceptions are Air France-KLM...

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12
Jul
2006
Posted by: Mark Ashley

Safety first! Flying from the United States to Korea or Japan? If you’re traveling with Asiana or Korean Air Lines, you’ll take a different flight path nowadays, thanks to North Korea’s recent missile tests coming dangerously...

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05
Apr
2006

A number of peoples’ worst fears are coming true: Cellphones will be legal on selected Air France flights. Using technology from OnAir, AirFrance will outfit a single Airbus 318, set for delivery in March 2007, with equipment allowing...

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Categorized in: Air France, cell phones