Air France announced on Tuesday the inauguration of their new lounge at Paris-Orly. Starting January 16, the airline invites Business Class and Flying Blue Elite Plus members to discover their new lounge located in Terminal 3 at Paris-Orly.
Yesterday, Air France announced the inauguration of their elegant new lounge in Terminal 3 at Paris-Orly Airport. The new lounge will officially open on Thursday, January 16th and the airline invites their Business Class and Flying Blue Elite Plus members to enjoy the new 720 square meter lounge. The lounge is dedicated to the service of long-haul flight guests and was designed with the themes of elegance, refinement and tranquility. Air France designed the new space exclusively for guests traveling to Cayenne (Guiana), Fort-de-France (Martinique), Pointe-à-Pitre (Guadeloupe), St. Denis de la Réunion (Reunion), New York (USA) and Algiers (Algeria). The bespoke lounge is open daily between 7:00AM and 9:00PM and has a capacity for 120 guests.
The luxury lounge has a relaxed, elegant and contemporary feel, allowing guests to choose their pre-departure time in comfort, whether relaxing, working or enjoying fine food. The space has been designed with an elegant color scheme and noble materials such as walnut, ash and solid oak have been tastefully incorporated. The large, welcoming relaxation area features spacious seats and numerous alcoves providing customers both private and social spaces. Ultimate customers also have access to an exclusive fully-private area.
A focal point in the new lounge is the champagne bar which offers a variety of renowned French signature brands for guests to enjoy throughout the year. Customers are also presented with a sweet selection of pastries and fresh fruit. Next, the wine bar, which has been designed like a wine cellar, features wines and Champagne which as been carefully selected by Air France’s Sommelier, Paolo Basso. A rum bar trolley is also available for guests wishing to sample a foretaste of their travels to exotic destinations such as Martinique, Guadeloupe, Cayenne and Reunion.
The lounge also features a bistronomy-style selection of cold meats, cheese and hot dishes that celebrate French cuisine with fresh seasonal produce as well as typical specialties of the regions served from Paris-Orly. Finally, for guests wishing to enjoy lighter fare, a cold snacks kiosk offers seasonal gourmet salads and soups.
For guests wishing to experience a more intimate and private experience, a small lounge featuring lounge chairs is also available. Visitors to the new Air France lounge wishing to freshen up before or after a flight will also have access to shower cubicles. Additionally, a co-working space is available for those wishing to work alone or in collaboration. Naturally, wireless smart phone and device charging systems are available.
Source: Air France