Qantas may target 'premium economy' segment in Dreamliners due next year

Fiona Rotherham
Wed, 16 Nov 2016

By Fiona Rotherham Nov. 16 (BusinessDesk) - Qantas Airways' International boss Gareth Evans says the new Dreamliner Boeing 787-9 aircraft due in October next year will include “brand new premium economy”, pitching seats at the growing market between economy and business class.  Speaking at a Trans-Tasman Business Circle lunch in Auckland today, Evans said the new premium economy seat hadn’t been announced yet but would be world leading. “It’s been built in conjunction with the University of Sydney – ergonomics, wellness, sleep research, v...

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