Continental Airlines unveiled details of a 180-deg. lie-flat business-class seat to be installed on its 787, 777 and 757 aircraft. "Customers will begin seeing lie-flats seats on [777s] that primarily serve transatlantic and transpacific routes in the fall of 2009, with installation on [757-200s] beginning in 2010 and on [787s] as the aircraft are delivered," CO said. New seats will recline to a flat bed extending 6.5 ft. and can be as wide as 25 in. owing to an adjustable arm rest.

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"Printer-friendly" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions? ATWPlus@penton.com.

Already registered? here.