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SAS unveils new long-haul cabins

Published: 19/06/2014 - Filed under: News »

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Scandinavian Airlines has unveiled the new-look interior that will be installed on its long-haul fleet.

The cabin upgrade will be made to seven SAS A330 and A340 aircraft, the first of which is expected to enter service in early 2015.

SAS business seats

SAS Business seats

SAS business cabin

SAS Business cabin

The design features a new on-demand in-flight entertainment system with high-definition screens and wifi access in all classes.

SAS Business will contain massage seats in a 1-2-1 configuration. Each seat will have direct access to an aisle, an individual power outlet and USB port, and can be folded fully-flat with a minimum length of 77 ins. The IFE screens will be 15 inches. The bedding comes from Hästens, the oldest bed manufacturer in Sweden.

SAS Business fully-flat seat

SAS Business fully-flat seat

SAS Plus seat

Premium economy: SAS Plus seat

SAS Plus (premium economy) will be in a 2-3-2 configuration with a seat pitch of 37/38 inches. The IFE screen will be 12 ins and each seat will have an individual power outlet and USB port.

SAS Go (economy) will be in a 2-4-2 configuration with a seat pitch of 31/32 inches. The IFE screen will be nine inches and there will be one power outlet per pair of seats and individual USB ports.

SAS Go seats

Economy: SAS Go seats

SAS Go cabin

SAS Go economy cabin

Rickard Gustafson, SAS president and CEO, said: "SAS customers will enjoy a totally new travel experience in our upgraded cabins. The new interior is designed to meet the needs of frequent flyers and substantially enhances our customer offer."

SAS currently flies long haul to New York, Chicago, Washington, San Francisco, Beijing, Shanghai, Tokyo and, from August, Houston.

Graham Smith

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dutchyankee - 19/06/2014 09:13

Hi Graham, I think this bit needs a correction `31/21 inches` re SAS GO seat.

GrahamSmith - 19/06/2014 09:35

Thanks. Corrected to 31/32 inches.

spenca72 - 19/06/2014 10:54

7 aircraft... Is that it?


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