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It's out with the old and in with the new for Swiss' Airbus A340s, with the big four-engine jets set to receive a tip-to-tail upgrade from first class and business class through to economy.
Although Swiss has been busy replacing the Airbus A340s with its factory-fresh Boeing 777-300ER jets – with a tenth now on order for delivery in 2018 – the airline will retain five A340s in its long-range international fleet.
Those five jets will all be upgraded throughout 2018 to largely bring them up to Swiss' 777-spec.
The new first class cabin will be "closely modelled" on that of the Boeing 777-300ER, the airline says.
This will see the current and still quite decent A340 first class suites making way for these more private and better-appointed suites.
Business class will see the exact same seats as on the Boeing 777, which means a shift from this...
... to this.
And yes, it'll still include those 'throne' seats.
Down the back of the (Air)bus, in economy, Swiss says it will install an all-new "type of seat."
The inflight entertainment system will also be ripped out and replaced by that of the Boeing 777, with inflight Internet also being installed during the refit.
(Swiss will also upgrade its fourteen Airbus A330s for sky-high WiFi over the coming six months, with the project slated for completion by northern Spring.)