Air France received multiple awards at the Skytrax World Airline Awards 2023, which took place at the Paris Air Show in Le Bourget, France, on 20JUN.
Along with moving up from eighth to seventh place in the World Best Airline ranking, the carrier was recognized as the best airline in Western Europe for the third consecutive year. Additionally, the airline's La Première service received first place in three categories: Best First Class Airport Lounge, Best First Class Airline Lounge Catering, and Best First Class Onboard Catering.
"All our Air France teams are extremely proud of these awards, which recognize the excellent travel experience we offer our customers, particularly regarding our La Première offer, which is once again among the best worldwide. This exceptional service is part of our DNA and enables us to promote the best of French lifestyle throughout the world. On behalf of Air France, I would like to thank all our customers who voted in this year's competition, demonstrating their attachment to our brand and its products and services", said Air France CEO Anne Rigail.
Looking ahead, Air France is developing a new La Première travel cabin, set to debut in 2024. The future cabin will feature the longest length in the market and offer up to three modular and fully private suites, including a seat, a chaise longue, and a fully flat bed.
It will be available on a larger number of aircraft than at present.