Thursday, November 20, 2014

50% extra legroom space on B747-8 Frankfurt–Bangalore route in #Lufthansa Premium Economy Offering

The new travel class will be available from November 22 for the first time on all routes flown by a Boeing 747-8 including Bangalore, Buenos Aires, Chicago, Hong Kong, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Peking, Sao Paolo, Seoul, Tokyo-Haneda and Washington D.C.

Bangalore becomes the first city in India to welcome Lufthansa’s new Premium Economy Offering. Termed as the most important part of the biggest product upgrade in Lufthansa’s history, the new Premium Economy class comes with great on-board as well as on-ground benefits including 50% extra legroom space as compared to the Economy class.

Said, Wolfgang Will, Director, South Asia, Lufthansa Passenger Airlines, “We are pleased to announce the launch of our new Premium Economy offering in India. The roll-out of the new travel class in India (Bangalore) at the same time as the global launch of the product clearly demonstrates the importance of India as a market for Lufthansa and underlines our commitment to provide Indian customers with the best Lufthansa experience worldwide. The new Premium Economy offering will be ideal for leisure travelers with higher budget and for business travelers with constrained budgets. The new Premium Economy comes with great on-board as well as on-ground benefits and I am sure our passengers will love our new offering. Currently, the new Premium Economy is available on the Frankfurt – Bangalore route on the B747-8 aircraft and we expect it to be available on all long haul routes in India in 2015.”