While 2022 brought us the innovative and highly acclaimed non-reclining seat Finnair’s Air Lounge Glamorous suites in business class high range Virgin Atlantic A330neo and newer first class de delta On the A321neo, 2023 won’t be far behind when it comes to cabin upgrades.
We present a list of each of them cabin upgrade Here are five of the most significant and extensive aircraft cabin remodels underway today that you’ll ever experience this year.
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This is probably the largest cabin remodeling program (in dollars) ever undertaken in the world. The Dubai-based airline is spending $2 billion on a major effort to modernize the interiors of its entire fleet of A380s (early rumors of the A380’s demise yet!) and Boeing 777s.120 wide-body aircraft. That’s a total of 120 wide-body aircraft.
Emirates A380 Cabin Renovation
This massive refurbishment, which began in late 2022 and is expected to run until mid-2025, has already seen refurbished A380s delivered and in service on the iconic Dubai to London route earlier this year have entered.
Air France’s first facelifted Boeing 777-300ER will debut on January 20, 2023 with flights between Paris-CDG and New York-JFK.
The new Business Class has 48 seats designed to provide more privacy and comfort. Air France’s new business class focuses on what the company calls the “3Fs”: completely flat beds, full aisle access, and complete privacy (thanks to sliding doors that block passengers’ sight of their fellow passengers). allowed to exit). journey). Each of these seats is equipped with a 17.3-inch 4K HD anti-glare screen and a Bluetooth connection that allows passengers to use their own headphones.
Air France has chosen a cool but elegant color palette (dark blue, gray and white, with touches of the company’s corporate red) thanks to the use of materials such as wool, brushed aluminum and French leather for a calm and elegant cabin. In the end
The French flag carrier is also expected to launch its new and innovative first class product called “La Premier” later this year.
The Spanish flag carrier calls it the “A350 Next”, as this cabin benefits from the latest A350 enhancement package offered by Airbus.
In addition to various aerodynamic improvements, the European aircraft manufacturer has made the walls thinner and the passenger cabin an inch wider than previous iterations of the A350.
Iberia has also removed the overhead compartment in the middle of the business class cabin, giving it a sense of space.
The A350 NEXT features a 3-class cabin equipped with 31 Recaro CL6720 business class reclining seats, 28 premium economy class and 293 economy class seats, all equipped with Panasonic 4K screens in all classes.
This hardware upgrade is accompanied by a comprehensive company-wide program to improve the overall passenger experience and onboard service, as well as upgrades to crew uniforms and onboard dining.
Lufthansa Allegris Cabin
If all goes according to plan, it is possible that in 2023 Lufthansa will be able to incorporate the long-awaited Allegris premium cabin across its entire long-haul fleet.
This cabin refurbishment program is part of a wider product and service improvement program in which Lufthansa plans to invest $2.5 billion by 2025.
Those lucky enough to fly in first class suites will enjoy ceiling-high privacy walls, the comfort of a three-foot-wide bed, and their own closets.
The related business class, which is already in service on some of the company’s aircraft, will be installed on all types of long-haul aircraft remaining in the German airline’s inventory. It has high walls and sliding doors for more privacy, direct access to the corridor and seats that convert into a two-metre-long bed.