Posted on: 18 September 2015 by Mark Howells
Lufthansa has announced it has completed the most extensive cabin renewal programme in the company’s history, with the Business and Economy Class of 106 long-haul aircraft equipped with the latest cabins and the newest seats.New First Class cabins are available in 76 aircraft.The announcement marks the end of a four-year, EUR1.5 billion cabin refurbishment programme. The statistics are impressive – Lufthansa Technik exchanged, modified or installed around 39,000 seats in total: 600 seats in First Class, 7,000 seats, which through the push of a button can be transformed into a comfortable bed with a horizontal reclining area of 1.98 metres in length, and more than 27,600 seats in Economy Class.
From autumn, passengers on all long-haul flights can travel in the new Premium Economy Class, which has seen 3,600 new seats installed in long-haul aircraft.
In-flight entertainment was also upgraded as part of the programme, with the availability of FlyNet. With new screens and an increase in the audio and video content on offer, the online portal support Wi-Fi and direct access to the mobile network via a personal electronic device.