Each month LUFTHANSA updates the status of their Business Class retrofit progress across the long haul fleet. This month’s update confirms that 83 long-haul aircraft now feature the new Business Class cabin. That means that 9 additional aircraft now sport the new Business Class Cabin as compared to their April update.
The aircraft registration codes that are highlighted in green represent the newly retrofitted aircraft.
Here is the breakdown by Aircraft type and then by specific aircraft:
Airbus A330: D-AIKP, D-AIKQ, D-AIKR, D-AIKS (These 4 planes were line-fit meaning that they were delivered by Airbus with the seats installed). D-AIKA, D-AIKB, D-AIKC, D-AIKD, D-AIKE, D-AIKF, D-AIKG, D-AIKH, D-AIKI, D-AIKK, D-AIKM, D-AIKN, D-AIKO have all been retrofit by Lufthansa Technik. 90% of the A330 fleet has been retrofit.
Airbus A340-300: D-AIGM, D-AIGS, D-AIGO, D-AIGV, D-AIGT, D-AIGN, D-AIFE, D-AIGZ, D-AIFC, D-AIGX, D-AIGU, D-AIGL, D-AIFA, D-AIFD, D-AIFF, D-AIGW, D-AIGY (All Retrofit). 100% of the A340 fleet has been retrofit.
Airbus A340-600: D-AIHB, D-AIHC, D-AIHD, D-AIHE, D-AIHF, D-AIHK, D-AIHL, D-AIHN, D-AIHQ, D-AIHR, D-AIHS, D-AIHV, D-AIHW, D-AIHX (All Retrofit). 44% of the A340-600 fleet has been retrofit.
Airbus A380: D-AIMB, D-AIMC, D-AIMD, D-AIME, D-AIMF, D-AIMG, D-AIMI, D-AIMJ, D-AIMK, D-AIML, D-AIMM, D-AIMN (delivered in April). MK, ML, MM, and MN were line fit while all other A380s were retrofitted. 86% of the A380 fleet has be retrofit.
Boeing 747-8i: All 19 aircraft have the new Business Class. D-ABYT entered service on April 15 and D-ABYU was delivered to LH on April 30, completing the 747-8i fleet. D-ABYU will enter service in the very near future. 100% of the 747-8i fleet is equipped with the new Business Class.
Boeing 747-400: D-ABTK, D-ABVO, D-ABVX, D-ABVW (Retrofit). 24% of the 747-400 fleet has been retrofit.
If you have upcoming Business Class travel on Lufthansa, you can use this tool to determine if your flight will have an aircraft equipped with the new Business Class.