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Air France Welcomes B787 Dreamliner to the Fleet

Air France Welcomes B787 Dreamliner to the Fleet

Air France has welcomed the Boeing 787 Dreamliner to the airline’s fleet. This innovative and latest generation aircraft, the B787-9, offers a unique travel experience. The aircraft is configured with three classes: Business with 30 seats, Premium Economy with 21, and Economy with 225, giving a total capacity of 276.

The new aircraft emits 20% less CO2 and noise emissions and uses less fuel. The windows are approximately 30% larger and are equipped with an electronic window-darkening system, wi-fi connections, better pressurisation and air quality, as well as numerous operational advantages.

New Air France Premium Economy seat on the B787 Dreamliner

The Premium Economy cabin has a seat that is 2.5cm wider with a seat recline of 130 degrees in a fixed shell and more legroom, in a 2-3-2 layout.

Business Class seat on the Air France B787 Dreamliner

The Business Class cabin promises a truly pleasurable flight experience. The seat extends into a two-metre lie-flat bed, with soft seat cushions, a silky duvet and an XXL feather pillow. Seating is in a 1-2-1 layout.

Economy Class on the new Air France B787

Economy Class seating has a 44cm-wide seat with adjustable headrests, ergonomic seat cushions, a latest generation 28cm screen, power outlets and headphone holders. Seating in this cabin is 3-3-3.

So with the new B787 Dreamliner, ‘Air France is in the air’.

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Michael Flood is the Editor of Ireland's leading travel industry publication, Irish Travel Trade News. With more than 35 years experience, he has accumulated an in-depth knowledge of the airline industry and the travel and tourism world.

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