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Emirates Unveils New Business Class Seats For Boeing 777-200LR

Emirates has unveiled a brand new Business Class cabin and configuration on its Boeing 777-200LR aircraft, with new wider seats laid out in a 2-2-2 configuration for the first time.

The newly refurbished Emirates 777-200LR aircraft is set in a two-class configuration which offers 38 Business Class seats and 264 seats in Economy Class.

The new Business Class seat has a pitch of 72 inches and moves into a fully flat sleeping position and are now two inches wider for a more comfortable journey.

Each seat features touchscreen controls for inflight entertainment system, personal lighting options, privacy panels between seats, shoe stowage area, footrest and personal mini-bar.

The Business Class cabin boasts electronic windows and the largest personal in-flight entertainment (IFE) screens in Business Class at 23 inches wide.

The cabin also features the Ghaf tree - considered the national tree of the United Arab Emirates, and now a signature design on the latest Emirates aircraft.

The new Business Class cabin also features a social area unique to the Boeing 777-200LR. The mini lounge area features snacks as well as beverages for customers comfort during the flight.

Economy class seats on the 777-200LR have also been refreshed to the latest colour palette of soft greys and blues. The ergonomically designed seats come with full leather headrests that can also be adjusted vertically for optimum support.

The newly refurbished Boeing 777-200LR will go into service on 6 March to Fort Lauderdale. A total of 10 Boeing 777-200LRs will be retrofitted in 2018 at the cost of over US$150 million.

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