(18 May 2022, 11:28 +07)
Air France has unveiled its new long-haul
Business Class seat which shall be progressively rolled out on 12
Boeing 777-300s from September 2022.
Each of the twelve plane shall be outfitted with 48
seats in Business class in addition to the airline’s newest Premium
Economy Class (48 seats) and Economy Class (273 seats) seats.
Named “Fontainebleau”, the primary plane outfitted
with the brand new cabins, which can even embrace WiFi, will fly to New
York-JFK this autumn.
Air France’s new long-haul Business Class seat
The design of Air France’s new Business Class
seats relies on the three “F”s – Flat: which means the seat transforms
into an actual mattress nearly two metres lengthy; Full Access: offering all
passengers direct entry to the aisle; and Full Privacy: guaranteeing
A brand new sliding door permits passengers to create a
completely non-public area, out of sight from others in
the cabin, whereas for these travelling collectively, the seats situated
within the centre of the cabin at the moment are outfitted with a central panel
that may be lowered by urgent it down, making a convivial
area through which to benefit from the flight collectively.
The seats additionally characteristic a large 17.3-inch 4K
High-Definition anti-glare display screen with a noise-reducing headset, a
new Bluetooth connection permitting passengers to make use of their very own
headphones and a number of other electrical sockets.
In the Premium Economy Class cabin, Air France is
introducing its newest recliner-type seat mannequin already obtainable
on its Airbus A350 plane.
affords 96 cm legroom and the seat cushions have been redesigned and
a navy blue herringbone material used so as to add additional softness.
again reclines to 124 levels and has been widened to supply
higher privateness, whereas a brand new noise-reducing audio headset is built-in
into the seat.
The seat additionally options USB A and C ports.
In the Economy Class cabin, every seat has a
43 cm seat span, an 119 diploma recline and 79 cm of legroom. The
backrest is ergonomically designed, providing bolstered lateral
assist and can also be outfitted with an USB A port.
The seats in two Economy cabins are outfitted with a
13.3-inch 4K High-Definition display screen with Bluetooth connection.