Intra-Europe business class : seats ?

Old Jan 16, 01, 1:13 pm
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Intra-Europe business class : seats ?

I have booked some flights London City-CDG-(Florence) FLR-CDG-LHR. What is the typical configuration in business? 2-2 or 3-3? What are the bulkhead seats like? Right now I have 1AB for CDG-FLR-CDG.

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Old Jan 17, 01, 2:53 am
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Business configuration is 2-2 :
It's a 3-3 configuration where the middle
seat can be transformed to a small table
when the row is used for Business.

Unlike LH, you should never fly AF business in Europe in a 3-3 config.
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Old Jan 17, 01, 10:10 am
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From what I've seen, definetely not worth the money.
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Old Jan 18, 01, 12:21 am
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LCY-CDG-LCY as well as CDG-FLR-CDG are flown by CityJet (100% owned by AF) BAe 146s with 3-3 seating (ouch!).
There is often no difference between business and coach, either for seating (except middle seat is free) or meal service (good deal for coach travel, Champagne and cocktails are free!).
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Old Jan 18, 01, 3:10 am
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Flying Business within Europe means that you enjoy more flexibility :

- the reservation can be changed at any time for free
- there are no restrictions (like saturday rule, or reservation deadlines).
- you have business lounge access even if you are not frequent flyer.

It's never "worth the money" if you can plan your trips in advance, and you are sure to fly the day/time your reservation is valid for.




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Old Feb 12, 01, 9:17 pm
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Thanks for all the information! I am using an award ticket and it was only 5000 miles more for business so I went for it. I like the faster check-in and lounge but sounds like everything else is not worth it.

I am planning to take 2 carry-ons. Will that be a problem?
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