Air France has opened its revamped and more spacious lounge at Washington-Dulles international airport (USA).
Located near the boarding gates, the lounge can accommodate up to 155 passengers on its two levels.
The highlights include a revamped dining area and a new bar.
Passengers on the daily 21:10 AF027 flight from Washington to Paris-Charles de Gaulle the Night Service can enjoy the Night Service. This means they can dine on the ground and sleep in the air. They can enjoy the same meal in the lounge as the one served on board. A full meal comprising a starter, hot dish, cheese, dessert and a wines and Champagnes list is served at their table.
Passengers on the earlier Air France and KLM flights can enjoy a self-service buffet with a cold, sweet and savoury selection in the revamped dining area.
There is a separate bar that offers a selection of wines, Champagnes and spirits, served by a bartender. For the first time in an Air France lounge, passengers can also enjoy cold draught beers.
The second level offers passengers a more cosy environment with chaises longues and other seating and a snack area.
There is also a VIP area dedicated for passengers travelling in the La Première cabin;
Other facilities include:
- A lobby equipped with new eligibility kiosks
- A co-working space
- Free Wi-Fi access and electrical/USB outlets close to each seat
- A lounge area with wide bench seating and brightly-coloured individual seats
- A press kiosk offering French and international newspapers and magazines, in addition to the digital offer available on the “Air France Play” app
The new lounge welcomes Air France La Première and Business passengers and Flying Blue Elite Plus members. SkyTeam Elite Plus members travelling on an international SkyTeam flight are also eligible.
Air France Air France operates 2 daily flights from Washington to Paris-Charles de Gaulle, one Airbus A380 and one Boeing 777-200.
KLM operates a daily flight from Washington to Amsterdam-Schiphol.
N.B. Image credit: Air France