Malaysia Airlines yesterday, unveiled its new A330-300 Business Class seats at the World Travel Market in London. The new seats, which will be introduced in April 2016, will see all 15 A330-300 aircraft fitted with the new configuration by September 2016.
The business class seat pitch, which measures at 43 inches with a width of 20.6 inches and length of 76 inches (fully flat), is one of the best received business class seats in the industry. 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. Each seat is equipped with a Panasonic 16-inch touch screen in-flight entertainment system. Every aspect of the new product has been carefully designed with the passenger’s comfort and needs in mind.
Malaysia Airlines Group Chief Executive Officer Christoph Mueller said, “We are very excited to be introducing this latest product from Malaysia Airlines. The new seats and configuration have been designed to give a superb space for work, play or sleep. All of our A330 business class seats will now feature fully flat beds allowing our guests the ultimate in comfort and versatility”.
He added, “This product will make us more competitive against other full-service carriers and is part of the airline’s push to be more customer centric, offering new, personalized and innovative products.” Malaysia Airlines A330-300 has 27 Business Class seats and 263 Economy Class seats.