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I usually write on the French version of this website. Today I'm trying to write my first Flight-Report on the English version! ;-)
June, 12th 2019… Today, we will be taking-off from Paris CDG to New York, on board the now retired Air France Airbus A380.
I go to the airport by car. About 1h30 drive from my home.
I arrive at terminal 2E at noon for a take-off at 3 p.m.
Initially, my flight who's scheduled at 2 P.M. Due to the late arrival of our plane, the departure is delayed at 3 P.M.
Let's print our boarding pass and luggage tag !
We are ready to fly !
See you at JFK
Now, we go to the border control.
The automated border control is open, only 10 minutes to do this stage.
We take the train to the gates M
The Boeing 777-300er F-GZNA is came back from Singapore this morning.
Security check, only ten minutes, great ! ;-)
Let's go through the duty free
My jumbo is waiting me at gate M48
An Airbus A330 with the old AF livrery. Daily Air France flight to Chicago.
F-HPJD, AF054 to Washington IAD.
So cuteeeeeee ! <3
My Flight is delayed again and again… Now our expected time of departure is about 3.15 P.M.
I decided to sit on this seat with a power outlet to recharge my phone battery
Now it's time for board on my second A380 flight. 500 passagers, the flight is full !
My bird today is the first A380 delivered to Air France in 2009. F-HPJA
Into the jetbridge
Two BIG engines
Very friendly welcome from the crew. I discover this outdated cabin, I'm sitting at 24B today
On the seat, we can found : A pillow, a blanket, an headphone and an eye-mask
The screen is small but works great. A camera is placed on the tail.
The captain introduces himself and announces a flight time of 7 hours and 10 minutes to go to the big apple !
During the push-back, the safety instructions are presented on the screen
AF006 SUPER………….Cleared for take-off, runway 08L
25 minutes after take-off, the aperitif is served
Then the meal is served after we have passed above Ireland
Turnip and carrot duo salad
Chicken in a jus, chopped vegetables
It wasn't really good.
Tasteless vegetables and chicken… Only the cake was good.
The safety card, now in my collection ! ;-)
Somewhere over the Atlantic ocean. A bar is present at the galley. A lot of drinks, but nothing to eat ! :-(
The economy cabin is full
One hour before landing, a second meal service is coming with a cake, a yogurt, a little eggplant sandwich and an orange juice glass.
!!! Bon appétit !!!
Passing over Boston, MA
5 minutes before we land.
Kiss landing, welcome in New York after 7 hours and 7 minutes of flying! My first time at the United States !
We are now at the gate, we can disembark
A last view on our A380, I had no idea at the time that it would be my only flight on the Air France A380… To sad ! :-(
The border check will take us only 5 minutes, immediately after, we can already collect our luggage on the baggage claim.
I take the Airtrain to go to Jamaïca and get the LIRR to Penn Station !
Hope you enjoyed this Flight-Report ! I wish you happy holidays of the end of the year.
See you soon ! ;-)
Air France :
- Beautiful plane but an obsolete cabin
- Lovely crew
- Catering ... No choice and not good!
- Nothing to say.
- Nothing to say again ! ;-)