Millennials can now lounge in-flight with new boutique airline Joon that serves craft beer on board

Targeted at younger flyers, aged between 18-35 years, this flight is perfect for millennials. Let's see why.


                            Millennials can now lounge in-flight with new boutique airline Joon that serves craft beer on board
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Young flyers now have a cheap airline that will give them an experience of lounging in mid-air, with all the comforts and perks they enjoy on land. Air France launched a new airline last summer, tagged as a new generation airline, which mostly targets people aged between 18 to 35 years - named Joon. 



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The airline comes with a lot of perquisites which adhere to the young clientele's needs and requirements - from a selection of alcoholic drinks, to specially brewed craft beer and organic coffee - the millennial passengers can choose from signature cocktails designed by Paris’ Experimental Cocktail Club and craft beer. Not only food and beverages, the airline also comes with a comprehensive list of digital entertainment of almost 1,200 hours to match their tastes and popularity.

Why we say that the younger generation would feel like they are lounging in mid-air, is because even the cabin crew wear more relaxed, modern, multi-colored uniforms and can even hop on board wearing trainers, as opposed to the traditional, more formal uniforms, making it a chilled-out environment for the passengers. 

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When Joon was first launched, Air France made it a point to tell people to not look at it as a budget-friendly, cheaper flight, but as a new generation flight focused on design and digital technology. The flights depart from Paris, and traveling to any city in Europe will set you back by €49 (£43) each way, while long-distance flights start from €149 each way, excluding checked in baggage.

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If you are flying business class or premium, you will be greeted by the cabin crew with a glass of champagne or juice, according to your preference. Business class passengers also have access to the signature cocktails whipped up by the Experimental Cocktail Club in Paris. 

All passengers can order for free organic coffee and other soft drinks. There is also a selection of drinks that is free for business class passengers, including Le Parisienne French craft beer. All other passengers can buy these drinks from the bar. 



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Passengers flying long-distance can rent virtual reality headsets for €15 per flight to watch a selection of the latest films and documentaries in 3D, 2D and VR 180. An in-flight streaming channel accessible via smartphones, tablets or laptops is available for all passengers and it shows series and YouTube channels. 

The boutique airline still comes with luxurious, unique features for its business class passengers. The business class cabin seats can be converted into two meter flat beds when one wants to rest.



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They can use the in-flight entertainment on a 15.6-inch HD touchscreen which comes with a noise reduction audio headset. They will receive a welcome kit that includes slippers, socks, and a shoe bag, along with a comfort kit filled with well-being accessories. The comfort kit is nothing short of a dream pampering gift as it consists of a Clarins gel fondant, Vallebelle pillow mist, an eyemask, a toothbrush, toothpaste, and earplugs.



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For all long-haul flights departing from Paris, passengers will be served a gourmet meal prepared by a French chef, which would include a starter, choice of four hot dishes, a selection of two kinds of cheese and an assortment of desserts, and a selection of French wines picked by a sommelier.

 


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Premium economy, which comes right after the business class, comprises of seats with 133-degree recline, generous legroom (99cm), adjustable footrests and 13.3 inch HD touchscreens. Passengers here will be welcomed with a duvet and cotton pillow, along with a comfort kit which includes a neoprene eye mask, earplugs, toothbrush, toothpaste and a pair of socks.


Meanwhile, economy passengers can pre-book seats when buying tickets for an extra €20. There are also extra legroom seats available at an additional cost, to ensure comfortable travel to them as well. Economy and premium economy customers get a complementary in-flight meal too, but can pay extra to pre-order fancier meals from an a la carte menu on flights from Paris.

At the moment, they fly to various cities in Europe including Oslo, Rome, Naples, Istanbul, Berlin, Barcelona, Porto, and Lisbon, with plans to begin serving Bergen, Norway, and Budapest, Hungary in October 2018.

 

 

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The airline will also soon have new routes to Fortaleza (Brazil) and Mahe (Seychelles) in May, as well as Mumbai (India) in June, in addition to its current long-distance offering to Cairo (Egypt), Cape Town (South Africa) and Tehran (Iran).