JAL is to introduce cabin upgrades to include new interiors and in-flight internet services on its Japanese domestic routes. These updated features will appear across the airline’s Boeing fleet in May 2014, with the in-flight internet service beginning from July 2014.
These new cabin upgrades will include new leather seating in J – Business Class and Economy Class They will be made from the same high-quality genuine leather used for seats installed in luxury vehicles. The airline’s plan is to revamp all the cabin seats in both classes on the domestic routes. In addition, carpet installed throughout the cabin will also be replaced to match the redesigned interiors.
A slim-style seatback design results in approximately 5cm (max.) more legroom than the present seat pitch.
The all-leather seats are molded to better fit the natural contour of the passenger’s back and overall body, providing significantly more comfort.
The light-weight material helps to reduce fuel consumption and carbon dioxide emissions.
Seating in JAL’s popular Class J will offer slightly wider space for passengers to enjoy their time in-flight and genuine leather covered seats has been used to create a feeling of luxury.
The seat pitch in Business Class is 97cm, giving approximately 18cm more legroom than it in Economy Class.
The popular First Class service on current domestic flights will be expanded to the domestic Boeing 767 fleet.
JAL will provide in-flight Wi-Fi service on domestic routes, and passengers are able to access internet or in-flight entertainment website by using their Wi-Fi enabled personal terminals, Smartphone, tablet or notebook PC.
Passengers can use their own wireless LAN devices to watch Sports, gourmet, music and other video programs including SKY RURUBU (travel information), flight information and the JAL website all free of charge.
To complement the cabin upgrades JAL is to add LED lighting to all its cabins. Based on the concept “air-like lighting”, the cabin atmosphere can be easily changed according to the flight hours, the season, and the natural rhythm of time to create a relaxing ambience and a feeling of Japan.
You’ll see these cabin upgrades later this year on the domestic fleet made up of Boeing 777-200, 777-300, 767-300, 767-300ER and Boeing 737-800 aircraft.