Qantas yesterday introduced into service its first aircraft, a 747-400, fitted with a premium economy cabin (ATWOnline, July 24, 2007). Executive GM John Borghetti said the product will be installed in all of QF's 747-400s and A380s. It will be available initially on Sydney-Hong Kong -400 service, with London Heathrow and Johannesburg coming on line as three more -400s are outfitted later this month. The PE cabin has 32 seats in a 2-4-2 configuration. Pitch is 42 in. and the seats, designed ...

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