Air France Unveils Economy, Premium Economy Cabins

By Jesse Sokolow on 1 October 2013
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An Air France A380 at CDG

An Air France A380 at CDG

Air France announced redesigned premium economy and economy cabins, including all new amenities.

In the airline’s economy section, new seat cushions and headrests will be installed, along with wider tray tables.  Seats will offer more legroom and will feature electrical outlets and headphone holders.

The carrier’s premium economy section will have new seats that feature 20% more width and legroom.  The seats also gain more comfortable seat cushions as well as multi-position footrests.

In both economy and premium economy, touch screen monitors with HD selections will be available, with over 1,000 hours of music, movies, and TV programs.

Air France plans to roll out the new cabins to 44 Boeing 777 aircraft in its long-haul fleet beginning next summer.

In September of last year, Air France announced plans to revamp its first- and business-class cabins of its Boeing 777 aircraft.  The renovations will begin in 2014.

CORRECTION – October 3, 2013

The original version of this story stated that Air France’s economy seats would be 20% wider and have 20% more legroom.  Those changes are applicable to the airline’s premium economy seats, not the economy seats.

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