You are here: Home »  News » 


News » 

Lufthansa to debut B747-8I on Washington route

Published: 30/03/2012 - Filed under: News »

  • Print
  • Send

Lufthansa is set to debut its Boeing 747-8I aircraft on the Frankfurt-Washington DC route.

The German carrier is the launch customer for the passenger version of the new Boeing jumbo, and CEO Christoph Franz this week said that the first route for aircraft would be to Washington.

According to nazdaq.com, the announcement was made during a speech at the International Aviation Club of Washington yesterday (Thursday March 29).

Lufthansa has a total of 20 B747-8I aircraft on order, with the next-generation jumbo set to feature the carrier's new fully-flat business class product, which has caused much debate among Business Traveller readers (click here for more details and to join in the discussion).

Lufthansa's recent-introduced first class product, featuring a separate seat and bed, which also be fitted to the B747-8I (see online news March 21, 2011).

Visit lufthansa.com.

Report by Mark Caswell

Read more about...

Bookmark with:

COMMENTS » 

oasis1221 - 31/03/2012 12:27

Double standards from LH, with ultimate luxury for business class in this part of the world .Business class passengers on A320/321 in some parts of the Middle East fly for more than 4 hours crammed in an economy (European) configuration with 32-33 inch seat pitch called Business by not only LH but also AF!!

ADD A COMMENT » 

Login details

To add a comment, please enter your email address and password.

Keep me signed in until I sign out

New users

If you are not already registered with us, please enter your email address and chosen password above, and also complete the details below. Your screen name will be displayed on our website.

Your message





TOP SECTIONS »

Ryanair B737-800 economy

Ryanair B737-800 economy

Business Traveller reviews a flight from London Luton Airport to Dublin International
Read more »

Why do not you Google Translate to rely on

Why do not you Google Translate to rely on

Just to clarify, the above headline is not a combination of typos on the part of Frank Hartkopf
Read more »

Swiss A320 business class

Swiss A320 business class

Business Traveller travels on the airline's London Heathrow to Zurich service
Read more »