August 9 2019  |  Airline & Terminal News

Air France updates its Washington lounge

By PAX International

Customers can enjoy the same gourmet French meal in the airport lounge as the one served on board

Air France recently unveiled its newly renovated lounge, located in the heart of Washington-Dulles international airport (US).

Refreshed to better reflect its brand identity, the new design combines comfort, creativity and French-style through choice of materials, furnishings and a range of bright colors. Stretching over a total surface area of 615 square meters, on two levels, the lounge can now accommodate up to 55 customers (Air France La Première and Business Class customers or Flying Blue Elite Plus members only).

Notable amenities within the space includes complementary Wi-Fi and access to electrical /USB outlets. Press kiosk offer customers French and international newspapers and magazines as well as the Air France Play App. Guests can also freshen up and relax with in a shower area.

Dine in the lounge and sleep on board

A new dining area offers Business customers (on the daily 21:10 AF027 flight from Washington to Paris-Charles de Gaulle) night service.

Before boarding the flight, customers (on the daily 21:10 AF027 flight from Washington to Paris-Charles de Gaulle) can enjoy a taste of France with a meal comprising of a starter, hot dish, cheese, dessert. Wine and Champagne lists are available at the table. This service provides customers’ with an opportunity to enjoy a good night’s sleep during overnight flights. When they awake, breakfast is served before landing at Paris-Charles de Gaulle.

The bar area in the lounge

The bar offers a selection of wines, Champagnes and spirits, served by a bartender. For the first time in an Air France lounge, customers can also enjoy draft beers.

The bar area is completely open to the lounge and offers a selection of wines, Champagnes, spirits and draught beers

A new dining experience

Air France revamped its dining area to highlight gourmet French cuisine. Designed in the spirit of a Parisian brasserie, new furnishings and circular benches were custom-designed for comfort. Customers have access to a buffet with a cold, sweet and savory selection.

Customers can belly up to a self-service buffet with cold, sweet and savory selections

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