First look at Hawaiian Airlines’ fully lie-flat seating cabins
Upgrade alert! Hawaiian Airlines just made your next flight to Hawaii a whole lot more comfortable.
The airlines welcomed its first Airbus A330 with fully lie-flat seating arrangements in a new cabin space designated as its Premium Cabin: 18 lie-flat seats that fold into 180-degree beds measuring at 20.5 inches wide by 76 inches long.
The seats are aligned in a 2-2-2 configuration to also accommodate guests traveling as couples and families.
The overall cabin design features take inspiration from the Islands’ natural surroundings, incorporating Earth and sand tones into its color scheme and translucent materials to “create an open, airy feel and evoke gentle ocean waves.”
As part of the seat upgrades, the cabin includes large format in-flight entertainment tablets, personal USB cable ports and power charging. Hawaiian will also be installing 28 additional Extra Comfort seats as a premium economy option: a roomier seat plus priority boarding at the gate, complimentary on-demand in-seat entertainment and a personal power outlet.
Hawaiian plans to install additional A330 Premium Cabins—23 of them by this summer—through early 2018. The first of these newly outfitted aircraft’s will start flying next month. Sales for the new Premium Cabin will also begin this fall with an exact date and routes to be determined.
More info at hawaiianairlines.com/premiumcabin