Malaysia Airlines recently introduced its new business class seat on Airbus A330-300 aircraft. The airline however said that the new seats in business class cabin would be formally launched for operations in April 2016.
Media reports said that Malaysia Airlines would be installing 27 business class seats in each of its 15 Airbus A330-300 aircraft fleet by September next year. The seat pitch will be of 43 inches, while it will be 20.6 inches wide. The seat will be transformed into a fully flat bed with its length being of 78 inches.
The reports further said that the business class cabin will be configured in 1-2-1 and 1-2-2 layouts. Ninety percent of the seats would be offering direct aisle access. The customers booking business class tickets for travel to various international destinations would be offered various amenities, which includes a USB port, a power outlet, a 16-inch Panasonic Avionics in-flight entertainment monitor, extra stowage space for keeping personal items, and increased working space.
Christoph Mueller, Chief Executive Officer of Malaysia Airlines Group, said, “The configuration of the business class cabin and new seats have been designed for giving the customers enough space for sleep, play or work. All the business class seats in Airbus a330-300 aircraft fleet would be featuring fully flat beds so that the customers would enjoy their travel in complete comfort and versatility. The new business class product is also aimed at making Malaysia Airlines increasingly competitive when compared to other full-service carriers. The airline is also committed to offer more customer-centric and personalised experience on board the aircraft.”