Airport in French
If you want to travel by air in France, you need to know what to say at the airport in French. The airport in French is l'aéroport. This online French audio lesson will teach you other helpful words and phrases to make your journey smoother. You’ll learn how to find the departure hall, ask for a window seat, and find out when your flight is boarding - Rocket French will make sure you get you on the plane safely and on time in French!
At the airport in French
Let’s start with the basics. Simply click on the link below and don’t forget to repeat the words yourself so that you become comfortable forming the sounds.
Now, here are the important questions that you will need when checking in at the counter (“Le comptoir”). Listen to each word and its English translation and repeat the words aloud.
Some people prefer window seats, some want to sit close to the aisle. I always ask for a window seat, that way I can get a first impression of the city we are going to land in, from above. Whichever one you prefer, here are the French words for it…
Here are some possible answers you might get…
Vous devez vous présenter à la porte 15 minutes avant l'heure du départ.
You have to be at the gate 15 minutes prior to departure.
Malheureusement, nous n'avons plus de siège disponible du coté hublot.
Unfortunately, we don't have any window seats left.