SWISS introduced the new Premium Economy class
SWISS has unveiled the new Premium Economy class that will be available starting in the fourth quarter of this year. SWISS Premium Economy Class passengers will enjoy greater privacy and increased comfort during the flight, a major contributor will be the new fixed seat. Premium Economy customers will also be offered a menu that will include a wide range, along with priority boarding. The new Premium Economy Class cabin will be installed gradually on all 12 SWISS Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.
Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) presented the key features of the products and services of its new Premium Economy class and launched the sale of tickets for the flights that will be operated with aircraft that will benefit from the new class. The Premium Economy Class complements SWISS's existing economy, business and first class cabins.
The new Premium Economy class will be gradually installed on board the 12 SWISS 777-300ER aircraft in the fourth quarter of this year. The entire SWISS Boeing 777-300ER fleet will present the new Premium Economy Class cabin until the beginning of the 2022 summer program. According to general market prices, the single fare for the new premium economy class will be about 250-350 francs higher than the equivalent economy class.
SWISS introduced the new Premium Economy class.
Each SWISS Boeing 777-300ER will be equipped with 24 state-of-the-art seats in Economy Premium class from the chair manufacturer ZIM. The comfortable seat is easy to tilt and is integrated in a fixed housing to ensure zero intrusion into the personal space of the rear passenger. The new seat is wider than an Economy class seat. And the inclination of the seat has been extended, which means more legroom. The new Premium Economy Class seat also offers a higher tilt and is additionally equipped with a folding footrest.
The seat covers were produced by Lantal from Bern, Switzerland. To add comfort to the board, SWISS Premium Economy passengers will receive a set of free amenities, made using durable materials. They will also receive own noise reduction headphones high quality, which will further enhance the film or musical experience offered through 15.6-inch flight entertainment monitor of the chair. Reading lamps personnel will provide adequate lighting for night flight services, and electronic devices can be charged using the seat's built-in USB-A jack.
SWISS kitchen it has been specially adapted to the new travel class. Premium Economy travelers will be offered a shocking welcome drink and will be able to choose from three hot meals, all served on Chinese tableware. The selection will include a dish from the award-winning culinary program "SWISS Taste of Switzerland", along with a vegetarian option provided by Hiltl, the world's oldest vegetarian restaurant.
The new Premium Economy class will be gradually installed on board the 12 SWISS 777-300ER aircraft in the fourth quarter of this year.
SWISS Premium Economy customers will also enjoy a much improved travel experience, They can take advantage of reduced access to SWISS business lounges at Zurich and Geneva airports and the SWISS Arrival Lounge at Zurich airport. They will enjoy priority boarding compared to Economy Class travel. And they will be able to download two publications for free from the vast eJournals portal on their digital device before flight.
The new class is bookable from June 28 for travel from April 2022 on the entire Boeing 777-300ER route network. Destinations served by SWISS with this type of aircraft include Bangkok, Hong Kong, Los Angeles, Miami, San Francisco, São Paulo or Singapore. Depending on the further development of the pandemic, the new Premium Economy class can be established earlier as a standard product on some of these routes. In the introductory phase, upgrade options are offered for a fee, subject to availability.