Air France Opens Unaccompanied Minors Lounge @ Paris-Orly

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At Paris-Orly airport, unaccompanied minors with connections of over an hour on an Air France flight within Metropolitan France or to the French Overseas Departments can now use an exclusive new lounge measuring 40 sqm.

Under the watchful eye of Air France staff, children can play, rest, read or watch DVDs on a flat-screen television.

Open all year round, this new lounge located at Orly West terminal, hall 2, can accommodate unaccompanied minors between the ages of 4 and 17.

Close to 380,000 unaccompanied minors including 330,000 between the age of 4 and 11 and 50,000 between the age of 12 and 17 travel on Air France every year. Approximately 70% of unaccompanied minors travel within Metropolitan France and to the French Overseas Departments. From the age of 2, they can join the Flying Blue Jeune and Flying Blue frequent flyer programmes.

At Paris-Charles de Gaulle, during the school vacation period, another 200 sqm lounge (located at terminal 2E) accommodates unaccompanied minors with connections of over two hours. When they have short connections, they are accommodated in a unaccompanied minors area at the S3 boarding satellite.

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