Air New Zealand is introducing Kiwi-designed lie-flat Economy and Premium Economy seats, together with enhanced comforts for Business Premier travel.

The airline has revealed its prototype designs in a full-scale Boeing 777-300 cabin at its design centre in Auckland, ready to be installed in its first new Boeing 777-300 in November.

The ‘Skycouch’, a specially designed row of three seats, has been created to create a lie-flat, flexible space and 22 sets of Skycouch seats will be available in Economy Class. For two adults travelling, purchasing the Skycouch will be based on buying two seats at standard prices with the third seat at approximately half price. Full airfare details will be announced when it goes on sale from late April.

The airline’s Premium Economy cabin will also receive a makeover to offer new Spaceseats featuring enhanced comfort and legroom, plus new shared-meal experiences.

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