Air France's new Boeing 787-9 takes flight this week, ahead of beginning commercial flights to London, Cairo and Montreal, and Australian Business Traveller can share the first official photos from inside the French flag-carrier's Dreamliner.
Up front are 30 business class seats arranged in the pleasingly familiar and increasingly standard 1-2-1 layout.
Each seat converts into a two-metre long fully-flat bed, with 40 inch pitch between the seats and a sleep service boasting "soft seat cushions, a silky duvet and an XXL feather pillow”.
The 21 premium economy seats are arranged 2-3-2 with 40 inches of seat pitch...
... with a 130 degree recline into a fixed shell, so that the legroom directly ahead of your seat is never intruded upon by the passenger in front of you.
Other features of the new Air France premium economy seats include "additional storage space and innovative features including an individual reading light, a tray table with a groove for posing a digital tablet or book, an electric socket and a USB port."
225 economy seats ranked 3-3-3 round out the plane, at 17.3 inches wide and with a 31 inch pitch.
Of course, none of that's as swish as the Skyteam member's luxe Boeing 777 first class...
100,000 bonus Qantas Points when you apply by 2 July 2018 and spend $3,000 in the first 2 months of Card approval date. New Card Members only.
- Earn 2 Qantas Points per $1 spent on Qantas products and services
- Earn up to 1.25 Qantas Points per $1 spent on everyday purchases
- Earn TRIPLE Qantas Points for business on eligible flights
- Receive two domestic Qantas Club lounge passes per year
- No pre-set spending limit when you pay your balance in full every month
- Up to 51 days to pay for your purchases
- Receive complimentary domestic and international travel insurance cover for you, your partner and employees holding Supplementary Cards when you use your Card to pay for your travel arrangements.
- Gain better visibility of your staff expenses with $0 Supplementary Cards linked to your account. Up to 99 Supplementary Cards available