Lufthansa installs 32,000 new seats

Lufthansa installs 32,000 new seats

German national carrier Lufthansa has refurbished its airplane interiors by installing 32,000 seats on more than 180 aircraft in its short and medium-haul fleet. The new, ergonomically shaped seats now have more than four centimetres of extra legroom. As part of the new inflight service concept, passengers travelling in Economy Class will also be offered snacks such as muesli bars and chocolate, even on domestic routes. “With our new, more comfortable seats, completely revamped cabin and enhanced inflight service, we are setting new standards on European routes,” said Thierry Antinori, member of the Lufthansa German Airlines Board. “The slimmer seats will also enable us to increase the seating capacity of our short and medium-haul fleet and thus ensure that we remain competitive in future.” As the newly designed Recaro seats take up less room than the previous seats, up to two additional rows of seats have been installed on each aircraft. In total, Lufthansa has invested nearly

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