Air France business class is on line to get new seats in the coming months. The seat configuration will change from the current 2-3-2 to new 1-2-1 with each seat having direct aisle access.
The redesign and upgrading is part of airlines over $687 million effort to improve facilities on long-haul flights. In all 2,102 new seats will be fitted to 44 of its Boeing 777 aircrafts. Boeing 777’s represents more than half of Air France’s fleet. New seats designed with privacy and comfort in mind are designed by industry expert Mark Collins of Design Investment. Collins has already worked for Airbus and Lufthansa to create their cabins.
With their pod-like design seats give plenty of privacy and personal space for those who seeks it. They also come with padded headboards and adjustable soft leather headrests for comfort. When you need a rest seats can be converted fully into a flatbed and the airline provide duvets, and extra-large pillows for additional comfort.
For entertainment seats come fitted with 16” HD touchscreens with access to over 1,000 hours of TV shows and movies. Seats will also have USB ports, electrical outlets and noise reduction headphones so busy executives can continue to run businesses even when on air.
Source: Frequent Business Traveler