Review of Air France flight Paris Berlin in Economy

Airline Air France
Flight AF1834
Class Economy
Seat --
Aircraft Airbus A321
Flight time 01:40
Take-off 10 Jul 13, 15:30
Arrival at 10 Jul 13, 17:10
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By 3825
Published on 26th August 2013
Hello, today I present to you my first FR in English. I am only 15 years old so there should be some mistakes !
I didn't use any translator, so please be lenient. If you find any mistakes, tell me :)  
This Flight Report was written in my native French : http://flight-report.com/fr/report-4349.html

My routing with AF from Paris CDG to Berlin TXL :
1. Paris CDG - Berlin TXL (10.07.13 / AF1834 / Eco)
2. Berlin TXL - Paris CDG (24.07.13 / AF1435 / Eco)

I took this trip in order to improve my German. I paid for a package (flight + accommodation + lessons + activities). So, I don't have book this flight by myself.
Luckily, it was a flight by Air France and I've a Flying Blue Card !
A few days before the departure, I called AF to register my card number.

One day before my flight, I received my Boarding Pass by text. I've a window seat, that's perfect !

3 hours before flight, a taxi picked me up at home.
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Traffic being fluid at this hour of the day, we will spend about forty minutes to join CDG.
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We arrive at Paris CDG Terminal 2F from which leave AF flights to Berlin.
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In landside zone, there are seats with power sockets.
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At 1.30 pm, I head to the meeting point fixed; in front of AF sales desks.
At 1.45 pm, all my group arrived. We head into the check-in area 5. We already have our boarding pass.
Begins a one hour wait before a Air France agent makes up the queue to passengers on flights departing before 3:40 p.m.
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Once arrived at the check-in desk, the agent encounters a problem with a passenger. After about ten minutes, the problem is solved, he will go in Premium/Business.
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We pass the security checkpoint around 3 pm, at the scheduled boarding time. We are through security after a few minutes.
We arrive in the departure gate.
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A queue is already formed in front of the F48 door. We board after a short wait.
It is F-GTAM, an Airbus A321 of Air France from 2003. It is equipped with old cabins.
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When we arrived, the cabin crew greeted us. We settled down in row 18, the old seats that I find more comfortable !
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The pilot announced a flight time of 3.25 pm.
We push back at 3.35 pm and we take off at 3.50 pm.

This flight is 100% full.
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Half an hour after takeoff, a snack is served.
Tomato juice and Schweppes tonic water with little cookies.
I ask for a packet of salt, flight attendant said she will return at the end of the service.
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Then I read the AF magazine where is located a big mistake.
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A page talking about Transavia.
In Egyptian destinations, next to Hurghada or Louxor, we can find MYKONOS !
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We begin the descent at 4.40 pm and we landed in Berlin Tegel at 5.10 pm, at the scheduled time !
The touch-down was very violent. We disembark by bus.
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We arrived at the baggage claim. The terminal is not recent, and isn't very nice :/
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Our luggage arrivd first with priority luggage.

A taxi is waiting for us at the terminal exit.
Terminal Exterior.
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Departure by taxi.
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Verdict

Air France

6.8/10
Cabin7.5
Cabin crew6.5
Entertainment/wifi6.0
Meal/catering7.0

Paris - CDG

5.1/10
Efficiency2.5
Access6.0
Services7.0
Cleanliness5.0

Berlin - TXL

6.8/10
Efficiency7.5
Access6.5
Services6.5
Cleanliness6.5

Conclusion

PUNCTUALITY : we left and arrived on time

COMFORT : that's ok, I prefer old seat !

CREW : good but I'm waiting for my other salt packet :)

MEAL : so classic in AF

Information on the route Paris (CDG) Berlin (TXL)

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