Air France launches new business class for long-haul flights

Airline french airlines introduced Business Class who will equip him Boeing 777-300ERwhich will also benefit from new locations Premium and Economy.

“Following its strategy of moving to a higher market”, the French national company presented on May 10, 2022 its new unique wheelchair. Far business, “elegantly acknowledging the art of French travel”. Air France adopts the concept 3 “F” : Full Flat, is a real flat bed of almost 2 meters; Full access, everyone has direct access to the driveway and complete privacy for optimal privacy. A news a door the sliding door allows “totally privatize your own space, thereby enclosing it from the rest of the cabin.” For greater intimacy when traveling as a couple, the seats located in the middle of the cabin now have a central wall that can simply be lowered; “Then there is a huge space for fun to enjoy the ride together.” The chair also has a large high-definition anti-glare screen. 17.3″ 4Knoise canceling headphones new connection Bluetooth allowing you to use your own headphones and multiple outlets.

Everyone who boards this new business class is “greeted by an illuminated winged seahorse that represents the company’s founding myth and the richness of its history.” The interior upholstery of the seat creates a “feeling of softness and intimacy”: wool, brushed aluminium, French genuine leather – Air France favors noble, soft and natural materials for its production. Finally, each chair is embroidered with a red accent, the symbol of the company’s trademark.

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Alliance Company skyteam will gradually introduce this new travel class from September to the end of 2023 over the past 12 years. Boeing 777-300ER (now COI reorganized) which will then be configured to host 48 passengers in Business Class, 48 ​​in Premium and 273 in Economy (369 seats); the other two cabins will also get new seats. In the cabin Premium EconomyAir France introduces its latest recliner (reclining seat) model, already offered on its Airbus A350-900, “while further increasing its comfort. On board, everyone has 96 cm of space to stretch their legs. The seat foam has been redesigned and the navy blue herringbone fabric provides more cushioning. The backrest reclines 124 degrees and has been widened for more privacy. Fits in harmoniously with a noise canceling helmet for easy use anytime on the road; USB A and C connectors complete the kit.

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In the cabin Economy, the seats also “meet the highest comfort standards on the market. Each has a 43 cm wide seat, 119-degree backrest angle and 79 cm legroom. The seat back is ergonomically designed and has reinforced lateral support. A USB A port is also available. These two cabins feature a large 13.3-inch 4K high-definition Bluetooth-enabled screen, “ideal for over 1,000 hours of on-demand entertainment.”

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All salons are “elegantly decorated in the brand’s signature colors: navy blue, white, giving light and contrast, shades of red.” Air France clarifies that the first converted 777-300ER (F-GZNK baptized Fontainebleau) will initially be deployed in the autumn between its base in Paris CDG and the airport New York-JFK, along with its brothers equipped with La Première. Now it’s set to 42 + 24 + 315 (381 seats, 12 more); So the change benefits premium classes.

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