American is finally nearing the roll out of the last of its new inflight hard products that have been under development the past few years.

Now we learn that American Airlines will unveil their new Boeing 777-200 business class seat this week at the Aircraft Interior Expo in Hambug, Germany.

JonNYC describes them,

These entirely new seats are really quite different to all other seats out there.

But if a resemblance had to be drawn, basically, about 1/2 the seats will resemble 77w J-seats (Cirrus) while about half will not, so much. The underlying mechanicals would be modified Cirrus-seat mechanicals on all.

I’d expect that the vast majority of American’s transatlantic flying will be fully flat in business within 18 months — long overdue, but with universally fantastic hardware such that instead of booking away from American I’d actually go out of my way to fly them.


  1. CW said,

    And if American keeps up its trend of almost nonexistant saaver award space across the pond (and domestically, for that matter), I will never ever be seeing one of these seats!

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