Go Fourth To New York

From this Sunday all seven of British Airways’ services between Heathrow and New York’s JFK airport will feature the airline’s new fourth class - World Traveller Plus.


World Traveller Plus has its own dedicated cabin with up to 40 seats, all equipped with in-seat power and telephones.


In addition to the generous additional 7” legroom, passengers booking in the new cabin will benefit from wider seats, built by the German-based racing car seat designer Recaro. The new seats will allow passengers the space and comfort to relax or work.


Other benefits of the new cabin include:

A dedicated cabin with new interiors including seats in five rows of 2-4-2 configuration offering up to 40 seats on the airline’s fleet of B747s and B777 aircraft.
á A new wider seat with greater legroom - 38ins pitch (compared to 31” in World Traveller) with fully adjustable headrest, foot rest and lumbar support.
á In-seat power and telephones giving passengers the opportunity to work.
á Double hand baggage allowance - two piece allowance up to 12 kg maximum or 9kg per piece (compared to 6kg in World Traveller)
á Seat back entertainment - 12 channels of entertainment offering the latest blockbuster films, comedy, drama and news programmes.
á Telephone check-in, dedicated fast baggage drop and the advantage of electronic self service ticketing at major UK and European airports.

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World Traveller Plus will now be introduced on to the Hong Kong and San Francisco routes before being rolled out across the rest of the airlines’ long-haul fleet over the next year.


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