The carrier’s inaugural Boeing 787 service from Warsaw to Chicago will be on January 16. This will be followed closely by LOT beginning Dreamliner service to Toronto on February 1 and to New York JFK on February 3.

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In the first phase of the project, Japan Airlines will introduce a sweeping change called JAL Sky Suite 777 to the seat designs in every cabin class on 13 of its Boeing 777-300ER widebodies. The JAL Sky Suite 777 service will be indicated in JAL’s flight timetables as ‘SS7’.

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JAL will start refitting 13 of its flagship Boeing 777-300ERs with new seats; eight new seats in First, 49 in Business, 40 in Premium Economy and 135 in Economy Class. Subsequently, JAL will introduce the latest seats on its Boeing 767-300ERs, beginning in the second half of 2013.

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Having never previously offered premium-economy seating, Canada’s WestJet is introducing longer-seat-pitch seating across its entire fleet. Meanwhile, JetBlue Airways is reconfiguring its Embraer 190 fleet to offer customers two more rows of premium-economy seats.

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United Airlines has introduced into international service its first reconfigured Boeing 767-300ER, with the June 11 evening departure of flight UA908 from Chicago to Amsterdam.

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El Al Israel Airlines passengers can now reserve Economy Class Plus seating for travel as of July 1 on all of the carrier’s Boeing 747-400 jumbos flying between New York (JFK and Newark) and Israel.

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This expansion will put Economy Comfort seating on all of Delta’s dual-class aircraft and the Economy Comfort premium-class seating will be available for purchase on all Delta Air Lines mainline domestic and international flights departing on or after June 7.

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American Airlines has decided to redesign and refresh the interiors of its international widebody aircraft – a move which the carrier says will mean it investing several hundred million dollars per year in enhancements to its passengers’ in-flight experience.

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American Airlines is planning to outfit its entire mainline fleet with new premium-economy seating, creating a service product which the airline will call Main Cabin Extra.

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Recently www.AirlinesAndDestinations.com had the opportunity to sample Scandinavian Airlines’ ‘Economy Extra’ premium-economy service product on a transatlantic flight from Newark to Oslo and the carrier’s Business Class service from Stockholm to Newark.

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American Airlines will install fully lie-flat First Class and Business Class seats in its new fleet of Boeing 777-300ERs, as well as premium-economy seating and Wi-Fi capability to keep customers connected while traveling internationally.

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The new seats will feature pitch of at least 34 inches or more. Delta’s standard Economy Class seat pitch is currently 31 inches. In addition to more leg room, customers seated in Economy Comfort will receive priority boarding.

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United Continental Holdings has decided to retain United’s Economy Plus premium-economy seating on United flights and expand Economy Plus seating to Continental’s aircraft beginning in 2012.

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The new seats – to be called “Economy Comfort” – will feature up to four additional inches of legroom and 50 per cent more recline than Delta Air Lines’ standard international Economy-class seats.

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