KLM unveils new Premium Economy class

The seats in Premium Comfort offer a pitch (the distance from backrest to backrest) of 38 inches. That is 6.7 inches (17 centimeters) more than in Economy Class. The seats are also much wider. Right away recline of up to 8 inches, the backrest can recline far back. Passengers have a 13.3-inch entertainment screen, a USB charging point and a power outlet at their disposal.

Air France and partner Delta Air Lines have been offering a Premium Economy product in their longhaul aircraft for some time now. Now that KLM is following, the product range of the three airlines is more aligned.

New Business Class
At the same time, KLM is also installing a new Business Class product in the Boeing 777 fleet. The current seats in a 2-2-2 arrangement will be replaced by new seats in a 1-2-1 arrangement, giving everyone direct access to the aisle. The new product resembles the Business Class in the 787, but has sliding doors for more privacy as the main difference.

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