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Lufthansa puts new seats in Short/Medium range fleet.

By the end of 2011, all Lufthansa’s short/medium-range aircraft will be fitted with new seats, which are said to provide more legroom. The Recaro seat with its slim backrest will give passengers an extra 4 cm of room at knee level. But as we talked about in this week's travel podcast do these new seats look Comfortable? Take a look for yourself! I do have to say the new look is modern and I do like the look of the new cabin!  The new seats are lighter. Each seat weighs 10.87 kg.

Lufthansa also announced new on-board service passengers traveling in Economy Class on domestic German routes pax will be offered a snack, such as a muesli bar or chocolate, in addition to the usual selection of beverages. On cross-border European routes, shorter flights will provide sandwiches or wraps, passengers on flights lasting more than two hours can look forward to a hot meal.

A quick side note Lufthansa owned Austrian Airlines also is installing seats like these new LH, seats. Take a look at these guys..

Check out this video on Austrian Airlines YouTube page.

Comments

#1
Matthew December 18, 2010 at 01:41 am

Looks terribly uncomfortable, but I'm glad they're keeping (and improving) food in economy.

#2
Nick December 18, 2010 at 02:25 am

The real test will be comparing the comfort of these to the CRJ seats, or some of the 737 seats on DL and US

#3
Jan August 2, 2011 at 04:31 pm

I'm flying LH regularly and got on the seats twice in July. When I first saw them I exactly thought the same as Matthew, but once I tested them I really can't complain. The seats are quite comfortable and in the economy there is bigger leg room now.

My conclusion: Seat quality is at least as good as with the old seats if not better and leg room is even better than with the old seats. I would also mention that the overall atmosphere is way better with the new seats.

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