- Flight statistics
- In-flight services
- Time in business
- Mobile app
Air France has 204 destinations around the world. They fly to 36 domestic destinations and 168 international ones in 93 different countries. This is compared to some of the top airlines such as United that serves 375 destinations or Delta that serves 334 destinations. This shows that Air France is smaller than the top airlines, but not by a lot. Air France is still able to serve a large portion of the world with their flights. They have a large number of international destinations available in many different countries and would be able to meet the needs of a number of different passengers for all their travel destination needs.
Air France does fairly well when their daily flights are compared to some of the top airlines according to Flightstats.com. They received the following statistics when looking at their most active flights in the last month:
• 84% on time
• 7% late
• 2% very late
• 4% excessively late
Looking at that 84% on time, when compared to United with their 82%, Air France comes out better. Looking at more of the top airlines, Air France is very similar to them in terms of their daily flights being on time and consistent. Some of the top flights for Air France include:
• Geneva to Paris (93% on time 4.7 stars)
• Paris to Bordeaux (92% on time 4.7 stars)
• Toulouse to Paris (92% on time 4.6 stars)
Their lowest rated frequent flight of Paris to Barcelona, measured in at 2.7 stars with only a 71% on time rate. There were no flights to or from the United States in Air France's most active flights so it is hard to get a feel for how consistent they are with timings in the U.S. However, based on the flights that were shown as their most active, Air France does very well with their daily flights, they also had 0% of canceled and diverted flights.
Air France offers a number of in-flight services that are competitive with the top airlines. They offer a variety of entertainment options from top movies and TV shows to music and games. They also have entertainment especially for kids on the flight. Air France also allows passengers to choose the type of seat they would like on their flight, they can choose from the following:
• Seat Plus (extra leg room)
• Duo seat in a row of 2 (choose window or aisle and have only one neighbor)
• Duo seat on the A380 upper deck (smaller cabin and just one neighbor)
• Set at the front of the cabin (be one of the first to exit the aircraft)
They also offer a number of options when it comes to meals on Air France flights. On long-haul flights a choice from the menu of the day is offered at no extra charge. Passengers can also choose from the A La Carte Menu which offers four different meal choices. Meals from the A La Carte Menu can also be purchased in advance when buying the ticket and up to 24 hours before the flight. There is also the option for passengers to order a special meal for a particular diet when booking or at least 48 hours before departure.
While Air France does offer many of the services of other top airlines, there was no mention of any Wi-Fi connection or outlets available on the flights. There was also no option to use personal devices on the flights or any extra content available such as information about the destination. Some of the newer features of the top airlines were not available with Air France.
Air France was founded October 7, 1933. They have been operating for the past 82 years. This is fairly competitive to some of the top airlines such as United Airlines that have been in operation for 89 years and Delta that has been in operation for 91 years. Air France began serving their customers around the same time as the other top airlines in the business. Air France has eight commitments that they are striving to provide their passengers with. They are:
1. We keep you informed
2. We respond through social media 7 days a week
3. We offer you alternative solutions
4. We ease your procedures
5. We strive to provide you the best assistance on board
6. We assist you in case of delayed baggage
7. We offer extra special care for our loyal customers
8. We appreciate your feedback
Air France also has an app available for iPhones, Androids, and Windows phones that allow passengers to purchase their tickets and manage their reservations on their mobile device. It is even available for the Apple Watch.