Premium Economy Class

Economy travel like you’ve never experienced it before

Pamper yourself with Premium Economy and experience a larger seat, extra legroom, and priority airport services.

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  • Greater recline (17.8 cm/7 in) and a larger seat compared to Economy Class
    • 50.8 cm/20 in (between armrests) on Boeing 777-300
    • 49.53 cm/19.5 in (between armrests) on Boeing 787-8
    • 45.7 cm/18 in (between armrests) on Airbus A330-300
  • A comfortable 96.5 cm (38 in) seat pitch with ample room to stretch out
  • A next generation entertainment system* featuring your own personal touch-screen TV
    • 28 cm (11 in) screen on the Boeing 787-8
    • 26.4 cm (10.4 in) on the Boeing 777-300
  • Hundreds of hours of top-rated on-demand entertainment
  • A single-pin audio jack for your own headset or complimentary earphones, yours to keep after the flight
  • A USB port for charging
  • A complimentary copy of our award winning enRoute magazine Opens in New Window and a selection of newspapers
  • In-seat power at every seat
  • Complimentary wine and spirits as well as premium cuisine and a hot towel with every meal service on all international flights as well as on longer flights within North America
    • On shorter flights within North America, you’ll enjoy a light breakfast or a selection of complimentary snacks.
  • An adjustable headrest, a comfortable pillow and blanket, as well as your own amenity kit
  • Ambient mood lighting and an individual reading light
  • Two free checked bags
  • The following priority services: Priority boarding, check-in and baggage handling

* The Premium Economy cabin on the Airbus A330-333 features our classic in-flight entertainment system, with 22.6 cm/8.9 in monitors.

It’s a step above

An inspired in-flight dining experience awaits you when you travel in Premium Economy Class.

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Meal Service

When you travel in Premium Economy, you’ll enjoy a welcome beverage as you settle into your seat. On international flights and select North American flights, meal offerings can include the choice between two delicious hot meals served in a china casserole with glassware and cutlery, accompanied by a refreshing salad, warm bread and dessert, or a hot breakfast served with fresh coffee, juice, pastries and yoghurt.
On shorter flights within North America, you’ll enjoy a light breakfast or complimentary snacks.

Wine and Beverages

Choose from a selection of red and white wine, as well as beer, soft drinks, juice, coffee, and tea to accompany your meals.

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