Review of Air France flight Paris Casablanca in Economy

Airline Air France
Flight AF1496
Class Economy
Seat 24A
Aircraft Airbus A320
Flight time 03:05
Take-off 24 Feb 20, 18:35
Arrival at 24 Feb 20, 21:40
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PapaSierraGolf91
Published on 9th April 2020

Hi everybody,

willing to visit a friend studying in Morocco, I chose to go their the week of the 21st of February.
I looked for flights 3 weeks before, price are already highs.
-AF (with carte jeune) : 200€ with 1 luggage
-TO : 235€ with no luggage
-RAM : 235€ with no luggage

I logically chose Air France


Routing

  • AF1496 - Economique - Paris → Casablanca - Airbus A320 You are here
  • AF1197 - Economique - Casablanca → Paris - Airbus A320 Coming soon

Thanks to subscription for people from 16 to 27 years old offered by SNCF, I arrive at CDG airport by TGV for free in 45 min.


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The only desagrement is that I arrive 4 hours before my flight as the FIDS confirms :


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Having so much time to spend, I start spotting.
 Etihad in B777, Saudia, Air Austral


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Nobody at the checks, I have never seen CDG so empty
In less than 10min, I arrive at the LISA.


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Babybus AF next to an B777 AF


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Then, we approch hall L
And, I am surprised to see regional airplanes of Flybe and Hop! for the UK (linked to the Brexit ?) 


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Finally, after an other check, passed in 5 min again
A330 Air France 


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And, big surprise.
An A380 AF.
Having the habit to leave from Hall L for OTP or TLV, it the first time I am just next to an A380 AF since my return flight from JFK.
It is a really impressive airplane.


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The famous Dash of FlyBe (RIP)


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An Dreamliner AF


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Tarom in A318 :


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An A350 Air Mauritius and an B787 AF pushing back


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Around 6pm, I arrived to my boarding gate.
For the 1st time, I will fly on board a former Joon aircraft.


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Boarding is launche with a delay of 15 min.
The zone are well respected

Fuselage shot


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Instant doar :


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I arrive to my seat, the 24A
the pitch is not that good for my 1m80


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I love the sharklet Joon :


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The PSU seems to indicate that the plane is quite young 


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After an announce of the captain, we understand we are going to be late.
A safety check has to be done before leaving.
We will push back with a 30 min delay.


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Quick take off 


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After almost 45 minutes of flight, the dinner is served.
Unfortunately, I couldn't choose a special meal on the website of AF (the crew is surprised), I will give my main dish.
Bad point for AF, despite the starter and the desert are very tasty and in enough quantities.


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Being hungry after the end of the service, I will ask a crew member if she had some more food.
She will give me that.


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The crew is certainely the best I have ever had.
All the crew is smiling and is wonderful.
As one example, the CC will personally turn one each light of each passenger who is reading.

I have never seen something like that before.

The service ends as we are leaving the Portugese coasts.


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The captain will make an announcement when seeing what he calls : "the lights of Casablanca" for starting the descent.

Having no more batterie, I couldn't take pictures of the landing.

We will land with a 30 min delay.

Than, I will leave the airport by car.

Thanks for reading

See you soon
Papa Sierra Golf 91

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Verdict

Air France

9.0/10
Cabin8.0
Cabin crew10.0
Entertainment/wifi9.0
Meal/catering9.0

Paris - CDG

9.9/10
Efficiency10.0
Access10.0
Services10.0
Cleanliness9.5

Casablanca - CMN

7.8/10
Efficiency7.0
Access10.0
Services7.0
Cleanliness7.0

Conclusion

An excellent flight with AF. A wonderful crew that knew how to compensate the lack of special meals.
CDG empty = CDG fluid and efficient
The airport of Casablanca seems to be very functional

Information on the route Paris (CDG) Casablanca (CMN)

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The average flight time is 3 hours and 18 minutes.

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