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Air France to launch ultra-exclusive airport lounge ahead of Paris Olympics

Air France says the lounge at Paris-Charles de Gaulle, exclusively for La Première passengers, will be available ahead of the Paris Olympic Games.

Air France says the lounge at Paris-Charles de Gaulle, exclusively for La Première passengers, will be available ahead of the Paris Olympic Games.

Only available to La Première (first class) passengers, guests will enter via an exclusive private passage featuring a dedicated security checkpoint.

Inside they’ll have a “meticulously curated menu and wine selection” crafted by three Michelin-starred chef and co-founder of the French Culinary school, Alain Ducasse.

Nestled at the heart of the lounge, and exclusive to guests, will be a spa and beauty treatment area by Sisley, the pioneering French brand renowned for its plant-based cosmetology.

The outdoor patio of Air France's new La Premiere lounge
The outdoor patio of Air France’s new La Première lounge

A ‘suite’ life for La Première customers

La Première passengers can also reserve exclusive suites with butlers.

Each will have a bedroom, bathroom and outdoor patio, and feature iconic designs like Charlotte Perriand’s writing table, Pierre Paulin’s Ribbon chair, and Philippe Starck’s Privé sofa.

The airline says the suites will be, “Adorned with fresh flowers, luxurious linens, and haute couture finishes”.

“The aim is to create a regal atmosphere within Air France’s Paris-Charles de Gaulle hub.”

La Première cabins

The redesigned La Première cabins each have three modules: a seat, chaise lounge, and flatbed.

Air France says come the European summer, it will have 19 Boeing 777-300 ERs outfitted with La Première suites, flying to Abidjan, Dubai, Los Angeles, Miami, New York-JFK, San Francisco, Sao Paulo, Singapore, Tokyo-Haneda and Washington.

For more information, visit Air France.