Constructive Criticism of La Premiere

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Old Jan 29, 17, 3:40 pm
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Four hours in the lounge is, for me, the optimal time. My last visit was 5hrs 30 and I was getting quite bored after the 4 hour mark. Anything less than 2 hours and you're not really getting the full benefit. That said arriving from afar at 5am I would just want to get on my local connection ASAP and get home.
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Old Feb 2, 17, 1:34 pm
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I understand it's closed currently then due to reopen 21st Feb. I hope there are no significant delays since I booked to use the facility again early April.
re-opening on Feb 28, normally.
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Old Feb 2, 17, 2:37 pm
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I had an interesting time in the lounge last summer when I found myself at CDG for nearly 6 hours to to the schedule of my flights during the AF strike. While it was always luxurious by the end I felt like I was in a velvet prison.
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Old Feb 6, 17, 5:24 am
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Originally Posted by orbitmic View Post
I know you mention the beef fillet, but that lounge blanc de turbot looks absolutely delicious to me! Was it?
I am so impressed. I have always thought of food served on BA (for those of us over here) as being that which would be served in the Manager's Mess in some insurance company. This looks divine.
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Old Feb 8, 17, 8:48 am
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Bourbon

I realize that I am likely not the target demographic (American, Male, age 30+) of Air France, but it is very frustrating to pay between $5,000 and $10,000 on a flight in La Premier and have only mid/bottom shelf american whiskey available. Even the most basic Delta or United flight offers something better then Jack Daniels.
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Old Feb 8, 17, 8:57 am
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Originally Posted by Pdstahl View Post
I realize that I am likely not the target demographic (American, Male, age 30+) of Air France, but it is very frustrating to pay between $5,000 and $10,000 on a flight in La Premier and have only mid/bottom shelf american whiskey available. Even the most basic Delta or United flight offers something better then Jack Daniels.
You could always fly DL or UA on your next trip, where you would no doubt feel more at home... especially since you can't even properly spell the name of the AF product.
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Old Feb 8, 17, 10:18 am
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Originally Posted by SFO777 View Post
You could always fly DL or UA on your next trip, where you would no doubt feel more at home... especially since you can't even properly spell the name of the AF product.
You mean one of those airlines where as part of a "gourmet" meal in First Class they serve Ben & Jerry's (spelling? Not that I would care), and where when you ask what the choice of wines is the answer is "we have red and white, but I'd rather give you the menu because I can't pronounce the name"?
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Old Feb 8, 17, 10:46 am
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Originally Posted by Pdstahl View Post
I realize that I am likely not the target demographic (American, Male, age 30+) of Air France, but it is very frustrating to pay between $5,000 and $10,000 on a flight in La Premier and have only mid/bottom shelf american whiskey available. Even the most basic Delta or United flight offers something better then Jack Daniels.
I too have wondered about this in the past. But then I peruse the wine and Champagne offerings, plus the food, none of which you will ever see the likes of on DL or UA. And don't forget the Armagnac!
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Old Feb 8, 17, 2:00 pm
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Fair point; when stocked I have put away many bottles of Crystal on AF or more then one glass of Armagnac.

Yet... sometimes I just want a nice bourbon.
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Originally Posted by Pdstahl View Post
Fair point; when stocked I have put away many bottles of Crystal on AF or more then one glass of Armagnac.

Yet... sometimes I just want a nice bourbon.
There's no shame in that.
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Old Feb 8, 17, 3:29 pm
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Originally Posted by San Gottardo View Post
You mean one of those airlines where as part of a "gourmet" meal in First Class they serve Ben & Jerry's (spelling? Not that I would care), and where when you ask what the choice of wines is the answer is "we have red and white, but I'd rather give you the menu because I can't pronounce the name"?
so true !!
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Old Feb 8, 17, 3:29 pm
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Originally Posted by Pdstahl View Post
...when stocked I have put away many bottles of Crystal on AF...
Dude, stop embarrassing yourself and reinforcing what much of the world thinks of 30 year old American males.
If you still don't get it, try reading the label next time.
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Old Feb 8, 17, 3:50 pm
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What harshness!

If Jack Daniels is really the best they have, in F that's pretty sad (not to necessarily knock JD).

But I assume there is at least one decent single-malt Scotch, no?
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Old Feb 8, 17, 11:38 pm
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Originally Posted by SFO777 View Post
Dude, stop embarrassing yourself and reinforcing what much of the world thinks of 30 year old American males.
If you still don't get it, try reading the label next time.
I'm glad this conversation seems to happen in between 2 US citizens...
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Old Feb 9, 17, 5:01 am
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Embarrassing spelling errors aside, I appreciate the feedback.
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