As soon as an airline reveals a brand new business class seat, it can sometimes take a few years until we actually get to sit in them. Now that 2020 is here, there are a few business class seats that will finally make their debut for us to enjoy.
If you’ve been following along, you may recall some business class seats that were revealed a few years ago, but for those who need a refresher, here are the premium airline seats that will be available on flights this year.
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Aeroflot just revealed a brand new business class seat for the A350 featuring completely enclosed suites with doors with a total of 28 business class seats in a 1-2-1 layout. Each seat will extend to almost 80 inches in length and about 21 to 23 inches in with, convert into a fully-flat bed and have plenty of storage space and large surface areas for your belongings. The new Aeroflot A350 will kick off its first flight from Moscow to New York this coming March.
Qatar Airways will debut a new business class seat for the upcoming A321neo aircraft in several months. Although the airline has been very secretive on what the revamped business class seat will look like, Qatar Airways promises the new seat will have plenty of privacy. It won’t be the exact replica of the Qsuite due to the size of the A321neo, but it will be tailored specifically to the airline and aircraft. The exact 2020 date and routes of when the new A321neo business class seat will debut have not yet been revealed.
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Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) announced a slightly upgraded business class seat for their upcoming A350 aircraft. SAS selected the Thompson Vantage XL seat for the A350, which converts into a fully-flat bed measuring 77 inches long by 24 inches wide. Each SAS business class seat has direct aisle access, a good deal of surface space for personal items, and an 18.5-inch HD entertainment screen. This business class seat is now available on the Copenhagen to Chicago route—the first flight took off on the 28th of January.