KLM deploys new World Business Class cabin on the Lagos – Amsterdam route

In a bid to provide more comfort to travellers, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has concluded plan to deploy its B777-200 aircraft on the Lagos – Amsterdam route.  The B777 airplane replaces the A330 the carrier used on the route.


The aircraft features the New World Business Class (WBC) cabin which was designed by leading Dutch designer Hella Jongerius.

The airline told woleshadare.net that KLM created an entirely new Business Class look & feel while uniting international allure with top Dutch design to emphasise a sense of pride in its Dutch heritage.

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 In addition to designing the interior, Hella Jongerius also shaped the full-flat seats. Customer comfort and safety always form the premise, harmonising well with KLM’s brand values. This also fits into the broader context of other successful KLM initiatives in WBC with top Dutch chefs and fashion designers.

Jean-Raoul Tauzin, General Manager KLM Nigeria & Ghana said, “ By revamping our World Business Class cabin we make our Business Class passengers feel at home on board.  KLM strives constantly to safeguard individual comfort in amiable settings using innovations while putting emphasis on the best the Netherlands has to offer”

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He said the new cabin is fitted with the new full-flat bed which guarantees optimum comfort, adding that the positioning of the new business class seats and other various smart design elements ensures privacy while sleeping or working.

Features of the New World Business Class seat

  • Sleeper Seat, 190 cm long, 170 – 175 degrees declinable and equipped with a massage unit
    · Privacy canopy
    · Personal entertainment system
    · In-seat power

About KLM Royal Dutch Airline

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines was founded on October 7, 1919 to serve the Netherlands and its colonies. KLM is today the oldest airline still operating under its original name. KLM has been part of the Air France- KLM group since the merger in 2004.

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KLM is the core of the KLM Group, which further includes the wholly-owned subsidiaries KLM Cityhopper, transavia.com and Martinair.

Wole Shadare