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KLM Unveils Fully-Flat Business Class Seating


Starting this month, World Business Class travelers with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines can enjoy comfortable seating that’s never been offered by any other carrier. All 747-400 aircraft in the KLM fleet have been fitted with all new cabin interiors featuring the new full-flat seat.

The idea behind this upgrade is to accentuate an at-home feeling for Business Class customers on long flights. The new full-flat seat’s ability to fully recline into a flat position offers customers optimum comfort.

Additionally, the seat position in the cabin and the partition between television screens ensure greater privacy for passengers. There are also storage compartments in the seats beside the passengers and under the television screens. The number of seats in World Business Class will be reduced from 42 to 35 aboard the Boeing 747-400 to accommodate KLM’s luxurious new comfort design.

Top Dutch designer Hella Jongerius, who teamed up with KLM on the upgrade, spoke glowingly of the cabin redesign.

It is truly remarkable that KLM is open to this kind of approach for its interior, said Jongerius. Aircraft interiors have to meet an unbelievable range of technical requirements. We achieved this by simplifying the new seat, changing its color and upholstering it with high-quality textile.

According to Peter Hartman, President and CEO of KLM, customer comfort supersedes all other concerns.

Even in times of financial difficulty, KLM continues to invest in customer comfort. I am proud of this superb and unique result: an entire World Business Class cabin created by a leading Dutch designer. In this way, we aim to give our passengers that warm at-home feeling.



You can book your next flight on KLM on their website at: www.klm.com



 

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