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Air France A330-200 Mods

Air France is refurbishing the cabin of its A330-200 fleet. Business Class configuration will remain 2-2-2.

From Air France:
Air France unveils its new long-haul travel cabins exclusively available on board its Airbus A330s. The company offers a new travel experience in its Business (36 seats), Premium Economy (21 seats) and Economy (167 seats) cabins. 15 aircraft will be completely redesigned by 2020 thanks to a global investment of 140 million euros.
Link to Press Release: https://corporate.airfrance.com/en/n...rd-airbus-a330
Master long haul new seats thread: https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/air-...formation.html

F-GZCA Done (has WiFi)
F-GZCB
F-GZCC Currently being fitted with new cabin
F-GZCD
F-GZCE
F-GZCF Done (has WiFi)
F-GZCG
F-GZCH
F-GZCI Done (has WiFi)
F-GZCJ
F-GZCK
F-GZCL
F-GZCM (has WiFi)
F-GZCN
F-GZCO (has WiFi)

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Old Apr 19, 19, 2:07 pm
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A330 retrofit

Propose specific thread to A330 retrofit status.
F-GZCA done
F-GZCF done
other 13 frames not yet started.

Please correct if any more frame has been retrofitted in-between.
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Old Apr 21, 19, 9:07 pm
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Excellent thread
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@MoDs, to me, this should be a wiki.
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Anyone know if the bulkheads in the main and mini J cabin have a larger footwell than the non-bulkhead rows?
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Curious if anyone has flown in the new cabin. I just booked ORD-CDG flights for late summer and the AF website showing the retrofitted cabin. Any thoughts on larger front cabin versus smaller rear mini cabin? Would appreciate any insight - seats currently available in both.
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Originally Posted by AAguy1979 View Post
Curious if anyone has flown in the new cabin. I just booked ORD-CDG flights for late summer and the AF website showing the retrofitted cabin. Any thoughts on larger front cabin versus smaller rear mini cabin? Would appreciate any insight - seats currently available in both.
I have also a booking on the same route as you for mid-summer, and so I am inpatient to discover the new seat. We haven’t got any report yet on this forum. But there’s only 2 planes retrofitted so this is normal.
Regarding the choice between front (main) or rear mini-cabin, this is not different between old and new seats.
I personally prefer to be seated at the front to be served quickly. The rear mini cabin is quieter but has the inconvenient to be served last for the meals and to have traffic coming from Y and W (as some W/Y pax come to use the J toilets and this rarely policed by the crew).
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Now that we're in the summer season (March through October 2019), has anyone actually seen this retrofit on a flight to Seattle?
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Now that we're in the summer season (March through October 2019), has anyone actually seen this retrofit on a flight to Seattle?
not yet
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I will be flying AF655 on May 31 from DXB to CDG. At the moment the aircraft type is listed as A332 and based on the seatmap, it's the retrofitted cabin. Can anyone confirm? Based on the press conference, I am under the impression that these newly retrofitted birds won't be flying to Dubai
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Originally Posted by rienhart87 View Post
I will be flying AF655 on May 31 from DXB to CDG. At the moment the aircraft type is listed as A332 and based on the seatmap, it's the retrofitted cabin. Can anyone confirm? Based on the press conference, I am under the impression that these newly retrofitted birds won't be flying to Dubai
I donít think anyone can confirm but you. We donít have the seatmap of your flight, while you have it. To help to know which cabin you have (as differences are not so obvious), in this post, you have the differences between the old and new layout:
https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/30898328-post144.html
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Originally Posted by Goldorak View Post

I donít think anyone can confirm but you. We donít have the seatmap of your flight, while you have it. To help to know which cabin you have (as differences are not so obvious), in this post, you have the differences between the old and new layout:
https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/30898328-post144.html
thank you very much for the layouts . based on the layout, my flight is definitely the new interior. I just hope AF will not be playing russian roulette and swapping planes at the very last minutes ala Thai and Cathay Pacific
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Originally Posted by rienhart87 View Post
thank you very much for the layouts . based on the layout, my flight is definitely the new interior. I just hope AF will not be playing russian roulette and swapping planes at the very last minutes ala Thai and Cathay Pacific
Cathay does not swap longhaul planes at the last minutes (unlike QR or TG). It only does for regional flights.
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A third aircraft is in between completed (source AF). Does any of you has the registration to update the wiki?
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A third aircraft is in between completed (source AF). Does any of you has the registration to update the wiki?
Yes, it's F-GZCI. Added in the wiki
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