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Our new World Business Class

Arrive well rested at your destination

Full-flat seats, meals prepared by Michelin star chefs and a cabin carefully designed by the best Dutch designers: welcome to the improved KLM World Business Class.

Discover the new World Business Class
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The renewed full flat seats let you fully recline in a horizontal position and the privacy screen creates a secluded setting. It has never been easier to relax during your flight.

Our new World Business Class

How do you want to spend your time on board? Our new cabins offer maximum freedom

Work or relax during your flight; our new World Business Class provides a comfortable environment where you can do both. The new World Business Class is now available on almost every KLM aircraft. Features include onboard Wi-Fi and a high resolution 17-inch entertainment screen.

> 180 degree adjustable seats (207 cm long) with a full flat mode
> Personal power supply at your seat and a privacy screen
> Personal entertainment system with 17-inch screen 

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Privacy screen

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17-inch screen

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Personal storage space

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Outlets

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Full flat seats

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Ready to sleep? Turn over the pillow and rest your head on the soft white cotton side. 

The design

Comfort is much more than a comfortable seat

A cosy ambiance enhances your travel comfort. Together with KLM specialists, Dutch designer Hella Jongerius has created a warm and friendly environment on board that prioritizes passenger comfort. 

The design features warm dark colours in the furnishings and the seats. The luxurious pillows offer additional comfort with multifunctional touches. The front of the pillow is finished with silk for a cool and comfortable touch. 

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“Our cradle-to-cradle carpeting is an outstanding sustainable creation, made with high-quality recycled fabrics, including old KLM flight attendant uniforms” 

The carpeting in the World Business Class is quite unique. This sustainable fabric is made from quality recycled materials, including old KLM flight attendant uniforms. These are used to spin new yarn that creates the blue accents in the carpeting.  The carpet also includes discarded Norwegian sheep wool. KLM is the first airline in the world to use cradle-to-cradle carpeting. 

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Watch ‘The making of’ the new World Business class

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Wine and dine

Sample the creations of our Dutch master chefs

Food tastes quite different at high altitude, so every meal in the World Business Class has been carefully prepared by our master chefs. KLM only works with Michelin star master chefs, such as Onno Kokmeijer, the chef of the two-star restaurant on the 24th floor of the Okura hotel in Amsterdam. 
Inspired by our destinations and available fresh ingredients, his menus vary regularly. 

Kokmeijer is currently chef of Ciel Bleu, a two-star restaurant on the 24th floor of the Okura hotel Amsterdam. Boerma is chef of De Leest, and will open a new restaurant in the fully renewed Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky in Amsterdam.

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The wine served in the World Business Class is selected by renowned Dutch sommeliers. These wine experts specialise not only in finding great wines that match the on board menus, but they also understand how altitude affects the flavour.  

Holbrecht Duijker is a famous Dutch wine expert and wine journalist  who selects wines for the KLM World Business Class.  Duiker has written numerous books and won multiple awards, including  Wine Communicator of the Year and the Officier de l’Ordre du Mérite Agricole.

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Exclusive tableware

“I want to make passengers feel as if they are dining in a fine dining restaurant”

Dutch industrial designer created a set of unique tableware for the World Business Class. The collection includes forty items, from china cups to elegant cutlery and sophisticated glassware. Beautifully finished, each component exuded a distinct Dutch style. His goal when creating the tableware? “I want to make passengers feel as if they are dining in a fine dining restaurant”

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Amenity kit

Elegant comfort bag

A toothbrush, comfortable socks, an eye-mask and ear plugs for a comfortable sleep: you will find these items in the elegant comfort bag you will receive on board. These bags were designed by Dutch designer Jan Taminiau, one of the favourite designers of Queen Máxima of the Netherlands. The collection includes six different comfort bags, in twelve colours. There is a unique design for men and women.

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