KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has just rolled out new World Business Class seats on its its Boeing 777 fleet, which flies to South Africa.
KLM unveils new cabins
KLM Airlines has introduced a new seat offering for its Business Class passengers on board its Boeing 777 fleet. The new World Business Class seats will also make its way to South Africa, as the B777 fleet is used on its Amsterdam to Cape Town and Johannesburg routes.
The airline has not yet revealed when exactly these upgraded aircraft will be introduced on the Johannesburg and Cape Town routes, but according to Travel News, the revamp of the business-class product will be completed during the course of next year.
According to KLM, the World Business Class cabins will have broader seats and a sliding door to ensure greater comfort and privacy.
The seats and their fittings are also 10-15% lighter than other business class seats in the current market, greatly contributing to KLM’s sustainability objectives.
Some other features that passengers can look forward to are:
- Personal adjustment options and user-friendly functionality, such as an adjustable lower-back support and a relax setting with a back-massage feature
- Seats that recline to a fully flat 198cm-long bed
- Multiple charging sockets that are easily accessible and clearly visible, and passengers also have a wireless charging option
- A lockable compartment, which also has a built-in mirror.
- A recessed bottle holder on the tabletop.
“Based on extensive customer and competitor research, we improved our World Business Class seats to ensure that customers have more privacy and comfort during their flight. The new seats are better in terms of design, technology and sustainability features. KLM meets a wide array of its passengers’ wishes with the new seats in World Business Class, Premium Comfort, Economy Comfort and Economy Class. We are delighted to offer these new products and related services to our customers worldwide.” Boet Kreiken, EVP Customer Experience said.