What is Air France Fare Class I?
Air France Fare Class I or more commonly known as Business Class (I) is a revenue fare/booking class of service on Air France. The I fare class is the second lowest (least expensive) fare classes in the Business Class Cabin and tickets are considered a good value for the benefits, especially SkyMiles medallion earnings on long-haul flights. This fare class is not eligible for complimentary upgrades for SkyMiles members who hold Medallion status.
Below is a human-readable explanation of this fare class and the expectations passengers should have when flying with a I fare class.
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Fare Class I is marketed as business class, and is considered an low-tier fare class with 3 higher fare classes available for purchase. If you’re looking for flights and see Fare Class I showing as the lowest fare class available, it means the flight/route you are booking is fairly empty in the business class cabin.
Tickets purchased in Fare Class I will be cheap’ish. To book a cheaper fare class, you’ll need to adjust your routing or dates.
SkyMiles upgrades with Fare Class I ticket
Important upgrade eligibility and upgrade order information with a Fare Class I ticket on Air France.