JAL SKY WIDER II, the Latest Economy Class Seat for International Routes Wins Good Design Award in 2015


Japan Airlines (JAL) today received Good Design award 2015 from the Japan Institute of Design Promotion (JDP) for its latest Economy Class seat – JAL SKY WIDER II. JAL has been arranging this new seat on its Boeing 787 aircraft since December 2014, as the second installment of „New Spacious Economy” project for international service.
In 2013, JAL SKY WIDER seats (the previous version of JAL SKY WIDER II), installed on JAL’s Boeing 777-300ERs and 767-300ERs also won Good Design Award. For more information about the related press release, please visit: http://press.jal.co.jp/en/release/201310/002664.html

The products are selected for Good Design Award through the comprehensive examinations which require not only beautiful appearance but also good quality, user-friendliness as well as functionality or innovativeness etc.

JAL will continue to embrace new challenges to provide customers with more innovative products and high-quality services.

The Latest Economy Class Seat – JAL SKY WIDER II Features

The JAL SKY SUITE 787 is fitted with the airline’s latest interior and includes JAL SKY WIDER II seats in Economy Class in a 2-4-2 configuration.

These new seats achieve the world’s top-scale seating space with approximately 5 centimeters more seat width and seat pitch than the 3-3-3 configuration adopted in the Boeing 787s of most other airlines.

JAL SKY WIDER II seats adopted the folding table and amply utilized all possible space to provide more storage space, etc. Additionally, the design for reclining seat also considered the comfort of passengers sitting behind. For more information about this new seat and available route, please visit: http://www.jal.co.jp/en/newsky/ss8_ss9/economy/seat/

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