Air France Launches New A330 Premium Economy and Economy Cabins

Plus, passengers in all classes can expect a complimentary glass of champagne served in new glassware, as well as a welcome oshibori hand towel. 

Premium economy seats.

Air France has unveiled its new premium economy and economy-class seats, which will debut on its 15 Airbus A330 aircraft from January next year. This is before the aircraft get deployed on the carrier’s long-haul routes.

Passengers in all classes can expect a complimentary glass of champagne served in new glassware.

In premium economy, passengers can expect fixed-shell seats with a 130-degree recline, 48.3cm of width and 102cm of pitch between rows, with seats laid out in a 2-3-2 configuration. Plus, leather armrests have been widened to provide additional space, while the seats offer softer cushions and lumbar support, additional storage space, and a wider footrest than previous designs.

Travelers will receive a red feather pillow, deep blue blanket and an amenity kit, the design of which will rotate every six months.

Economy class seats.

Meanwhile, seats in the economy-class cabin are laid out in a 2-4-2 format with a width of 44cm, 79cm of pitch and a recline of 118 degrees. Cushioned by reinforced ergonomic foam, the seats feature a deep blue fabric on the cushions and headrest. Passengers will also receive a bright red blanket, as well as collectible sleeping masks inspired by the destinations to which Air France flies to.

Collectible sleeping masks.

Other additional service options that passengers in all classes can expect include a complimentary glass of champagne served in new glassware, as well as a welcome oshibori hand towel.

More information here.

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