Korean Air this week announced a new Business Class offering “Prestige Suites” which has already been rolled out to several Airbus A330 aircraft flying routes to Guangzhou, Singapore and Hanoi.
This new cabin product goes beyond what the airline deployed in its Airbus A380 in June 2011, read details here Korean Airlines A380 Business Class (opens in new window)
The new Korean Air Prestige Suite which was designed by BE Aerospace will be rolled out to 12 Boeing 777-300ER, 10 Boeing 787-9, 10 Boeing 747-8 and 6 A330-300 new aircraft which the carrier has on order.
Configuration wise the Prestige Suite is laid out in a staggered 2-2-2 seating configuration with a unique design that allows for direct aisle access for window passengers without disturbing the aisle passenger.
Each seat has a width of 22.5 inches when in its lie flat position and 21 inches in its regular seat config, and a pitch of 87 inches.
On the entertainment side the new Business Suites’ IFE system gets an upgrade with a larger 17 inch LCD display.