LAN Airlines is celebrating the introduction of its
brand new Premium Business Class cabin on its Australia – Latin America
flights with a range of luxury leisure fares from just A$5319 per
person, including taxes.
The new cabin, available from today, 1 April,
2009, on all LAN flights from Sydney to Latin America, combines
the former Business and First Class cabins on its long haul Airbus
A340-300 aircraft into a single, more spacious luxury product.
LAN is offering Premium Business Class introductory fares for
holiday travellers to more than 50 Latin American destinations
including Santiago, Buenos Aires, Lima, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Pablo
and Mexico City from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide,
Hobart, Cairns, Perth and Darwin.
“Latin America is a
holiday destination with a real difference, featuring attractions
ranging from Chile’s spectacular Patagonia region to the
magnificent Iguassu Falls on the border of Brazil and Argentina,
the ancient Inca ruins of Machu Picchu, Peru, and the Brazilian
carnival city of Rio de Janeiro,” said Rodrigo Contreras, General
Manager Australia, New Zealand and Asia for LAN.
special fares for the new Premium Business Class cabin on flights
from Australia add significantly more comfort and style at a very
competitive price, making the holiday of a lifetime even more
The key feature of LAN’s new Premium Business cabin on flights
from Australia is a significant increase in personal space, with
the introduction of 42 sleeper seats with 180 degree full flat
recline, and a huge 74 inches (183 centimetres) of legroom between
each seat – a 32% increase over the space offered in the
original long haul Business Class.
The Premium Business
product – arranged in a 2 x 2 x 2 configuration - will feature a
range of new and improved personal features in a completely
redesigned cabin, which includes the use of elegant redwood wall
and seat panels.
To ensure a peaceful environment for
quality rest on long haul flights, seats in LAN’s Premium Business
cabin provide a generous width of 25 inches (58.4 centimetres)
when fully reclined and feature a privacy divider between
Each Premium Business passenger will have a
large personal video screen with
both touchscreen or remote control navigation, and an extensive
Video on Demand entertainment system. There is also an extensive
For passengers who prefer to read, or for
dining, each Premium Business seat is equipped with a flexible LED
lamp, with three levels of brightness. And for added comfort,
there is a small storage locker beneath the seat in front, as well
as retractable coat hooks.
Premium Business Class
passengers will be treated to personalised service from LAN cabin
crew, and a range of enticing menus developed by renowned
international chefs. In addition to local Australian and New
Zealand wines, passengers also will be offered a selection of the
finest Chilean and Argentinean wines, chosen by Latin America’s
only Master Somellier, Hector Vergara.
The new-look, two class Airbus A340s
seat 260 passengers – 42 in Premium Business Class and
218 in Economy Class.
Under the promotion passengers must stay in Latin America for a
minimum of 14 days and a maximum of 12 months. Other conditions
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