Posted on: 24 March 2016 by Mark Howells
Passengers onboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH141 from Kuala Lumpur to Sydney, have become the first to experience the airline’s new business class seats.
The new business class seats are available on Malaysia Airlines’ A330 flights between Kuala Lumpur and Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Korea, China and India from March 2016 onwards.The business class seat pitch measures 44 inches with a width of 20 inches and length of 76 inches. The seats come with increased working space with 90% of all seats having direct aisle access due to the 1-2-1 and 1-2-2 seat layout, with extra stowage space for personal items, an each is equipped with a 16-inch touch screen in-flight entertainment system.Malaysia Airlines’ chief commercial officer, Paul Simmons said, “This marks the start of an exciting product roll-out for our business class customers to experience. The business class cabin refurbishment will be carried out in stages on all 15 of Malaysia Airlines’ A330 aircraft by September 2016.”“With the launch of our new seats, we are confident that Malaysia Airlines will be the first choice for travel to, from and around Malaysia. We are also confident that these seats will further improve and strengthen our premium product and service offerings,” he added.The newly configured A330 will have 27 all new business class seats and 263 economy class seats.