Japan Airlines (JAL) has this week unveiled the interior cabins for its new Airbus A350-1000 aircraft ahead of a planned launch to New York from Tokyo.
In their extensive press release, the carrier has laid out what the seats will look like in First Class, Business, Premium Economy and Economy.
Without further ado, let’s get into it…
JAL Unveils A350-1000 Cabins Ahead of New York Launch…
JAL revealed that its A350-1000 aircraft, that will launch to New York initially, will be laid out as follows:
- 6 seats in First Class.
- 54 in Business Class.
- 24 in Premium Economy.
- 155 in Economy.
Compared to it’s flagship Boeing 777-300ER that operates on the New York route, the carrier is placing more of a focus on its Business Class passengers, through reductions in seats on Premium Economy and First Class.
155 passengers in Economy is more than on the Boeing 777-300ER which currently offers 147 seats. However, through that additional focus in Business, it reduces the overall capacity to 239 compared to the 777’s capacity of 244.
For the A350-1000, it is understood that it will specifically operate on the Haneda-New York JFK JL006/005 rotation, initially operating on alternate days.
There have been delays to this aircraft’s introduction, with it initially being a November 2023 launch, but JAL hopes to have this all squared away and commenced by the end of this year.
Below are some of the images released by the airline regarding it’s new and updated cabins across the four-class configured A350-1000s:
Overall, all eyes will be on the airline to see how much longer it will take for delivery of the type, as well as how this new product is received on the Haneda-New York route.
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