This will be great news for the ADD crowd and younger generations, who abhor an entertainment vacuum.
Air France passengers can now enjoy in-flight entertainment from the moment they arrive at their seats until they disembark on select long-haul flights…19 AF aircraft, including all A380s, are so far equipped with the system, which will be gradually implemented across the entire Air France long-haul fleet.
The relaxation of rules, which follows in the footsteps of British Airways, means passengers no longer have to wait until the seatbelts sign is turned off after take-off.
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Photo Credit: Air France planes wait on the tarmac to take off at Nice International Airport in southern France. Regis Duvignau / Reuters
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