(07 Sep 2021)
Lufthansa has become the first
airline in Europe to introduce Airbus’ new single-aisle Airspace
for passengers on board A320 Family aircraft.
The new Airspace cabin on Lufthansa’s A321neo features slimmer
sidewall panels for extra personal space at shoulder level; better
views through the windows with redesigned bezels and
completely integrated window shades; larger overhead bins for
60% more bags; the latest full LED lighting technologies; LED-lit
‘entrance area’; and new lavatories with hygienic touchless
features and antimicrobial surfaces.
“Regardless of the crisis, we continue to focus
emphatically on a premium product for our guests,” said
Heike Birlenbach, Head of Customer Experience, Lufthansa Group.
“For us, premium means providing high-quality, individualized and
relevant offers for all our passengers at all times. With the new
Airspace Cabin, we are significantly improving the travel
experience on short-haul routes and setting a new industry
Lufthansa has been operating the A320-family since
the 1980s and has been the very first operator of the A321 and the
In 2018, the airline group chose to equip more than
80 of its new A320 Family aircraft on order from Airbus with
the new Airspace cabins.
“Lufthansa has once again made a choice of
innovation and passenger appeal, raising the bar for the flying
public at large to experience next-level, Airbus leading cabin
innovations,” said Christian Scherer, Airbus Chief Commercial
Officer and Head of International. “I am delighted to welcome one
of our long term partners, Lufthansa, to become the first European
operator for the A320neo Family Airspace cabin. I can’t wait to
fly on one of these aircraft.”
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