JAL to install fully-flat seats in Business Class on more international flights

TOKYO, Japan - Japan Airlines (JAL) announced that it will install all new seats in the airline's two-class international Boeing 767-300ER fleet as part of its continued commitment to provide customer

JAL to install fully-flat seats in Business Class on more international flights

TOKYO, Japan – Japan Airlines (JAL) announced that it will install all new seats in the airline’s two-class international Boeing 767-300ER fleet as part of its continued commitment to provide customers with a high-quality, full-service experience. The latest improvements are in addition to the previously announced revamp of the airline’s four-class international Boeing 777-300ERs.

JAL Business Class in the updated Boeing 767-300ERs will be fitted with 24 new JAL SKY SUITE II seats, each designed to recline 180 degrees into a fully flat bed. In addition, each seat in the 1-2-1 configuration provides unobstructed aisle access for an undisturbed flight allowing maximum personal enjoyment and a soothing rest.

In revamped aircraft’s JAL Economy Class, the airline will install its newest economy class seat, JAL SKY WIDER. A total of 175 seats will be available in a 2-3-2 configuration and seat highlights include increased pitch and a slim-style seatback design resulting in approximately 10 cm (MAX.) more legroom than the present seat pitch.

JAL plans to first introduce the completely revamped Boeing 767-300ERs between Tokyo (Narita) and Vancouver from December 2013. The revamped aircraft will also be introduced onto select long-haul Southeast Asia routes and Honolulu routes by fiscal year 2014.

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With these latest improvements, all of JAL’s routes operating to and from North America and Europe as well as the airline’s long-haul Southeast Asia routes will offer flat-reclining seats*1 in JAL Business Class providing passengers with an even more comfortable in-flight experience.

JAL is continually striving to bring passengers a unique and completely refreshing onboard experience with the expansion of JAL NEW SKY PROJECT.

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