Review of Air France flight Firenze Paris in Economy

Airline Air France
Flight AF1567
Class Economy
Seat 11A
Aircraft Airbus A318
Flight time 01:45
Take-off 07 Sep 23, 15:20
Arrival at 07 Sep 23, 17:05
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Published on 8th September 2023

return from italian holidays

After a month-long stay at my home in Florence, Tuscany (Italy), it was time to return to Paris. I decided to opt for a round trip ticket with Air France this time. Both of my flights were on their Airbus A318, which is affectionately referred to as the 'baby-bus'.


  • AF1366 - Economy - Paris CDG > Firenze FLR - Airbus A318 Not available
  • AF1567 - Economy - Firenze FLR > Paris CDG - Airbus A318 You are here

arrival at the airport and other flights

Got to the airport around 1:30 pm, plane's taking off at 3:20 pm. Had just enough time to grab one last Italian coffee, check in my luggage, and head to the boarding area. Today, they're boarding through Gate 3, then we're catching a bus to get to the plane.

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The flight was delayed by 35 minutes because of a delay from its previous flight coming from Paris CDG, so we waited a bit in the hall. Boarding was scheduled at 14:50LT but finally we did it at 15:25LT. The aircraft was parked in a different area: where are usually placed the private jets in FLR. So we had the occasion to cross most of the parking zone and part of the runway, as well as spotting some other aircraft ;)

Alitalia Airbus A319 off to Rome FCO - AZ1682
British Airways Embraer E190 off to London City LCY - BA3280
Air Dolomiti Embraer E195 off to Munich MUC - EN8197

And finally our today's ride, Air France A318 - AF1567! A 17 years old aircraft delivered to Air France in April 2006. One of the 7 remaining Airbus A318s in AFR fleet. 


Got our boarding pass, checked out the cool plane, and now we're aboard! Like told earlier, we were slightly behind our expected takeoff time. But thanks to the efficient crew, the delay was minimized as much as they could. ;)

My seat was 11A with a nice view on the wing! The legroom space is good for a 1h25-flight and had an empty seat just next to me this time. 
A view on the Luxair - De Havilland DH8D from Luxembourg LUX.


We finally took off from Firenze at 15:57LT and climbed out with an early right turn (departure procedure for the runway 23) with some turbulences previously announced by the captain.

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route and onboard service

Onboard service started about 25/30 minutes after we took off. A choice between two sandwiches and a soft drink were offered as we crossed the Alps, eastern France cities such as Dijon and Troyes at 38.000 feet, before starting our descent into Paris.

The interior of the aircraft was clean and the cabin crew were very kind and smiley!

approach, landing and gate arrival

We started our descent approximately 35 minutes upon landing flying over the French capital city.

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Landed at 17:29LT with a 20 minutes delay and taxied to the CDG terminal 2F in a warm and beautiful evening in Paris.

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Just snapped one last pic from the window of the shiny new ITA Airways A320neo jetting off to Rome FCO!

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Cabin crew9.0

Firenze - FLR


Paris - CDG



As a frequent Air France flyer, it is always a pleasure to fly onboard the French major airline! For a 1h25 flight, the service was good and the personnel was kind. Hope to fly onboard AF very soon!

Information on the route Firenze (FLR) Paris (CDG)

Les contributeurs de Flight-Report ont posté 11 avis concernant 2 compagnies sur la ligne Firenze (FLR) → Paris (CDG).


La compagnie qui obtient la meilleure moyenne est Air France avec 7.5/10.

La durée moyenne des vols est de 1 heures et 46 minutes.

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  • Comment 636086 by
    KévinDC TEAM SILVER 6348 Comments
    Nice to be able to fly the rare BabyBus A318 while they're still around! A free sandwhich on a 1.5h flight is as good as Y service gets within Europe anymore, with so many carriers doing buy on board...there's a rumour that AF and KL may go to BOB as well, so we'll see. If they do, I hope they keep the free offering and have other options to buy, perhaps hot options.

    Thanks for sharing!
    • Comment 636632 by
      JordanM03 AUTHOR 4 Comments
      In fact! Think the same of you about the A318 ;)
      We'll see what future's got for us!
      Thank you very much for your comment, really appreciate it and hope to read some of your FR very soon!

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