Airbus Unveils Launch Customer for A320 Family Airspace Cabin
JetBlue will become the first airline to introduce its Airspace by Airbus cabin concept on the A320 Family, Airbus announced at the APEX Expo in California this week.
Starting in late 2020, JetBlue customers will experience this newest A320 Family cabin aboard JetBlue aircraft, further elevating the airline’s commitment to onboard customer experience.
Highlights of the new Airspace cabin in the A320 Family include a unique welcome experience. In particular, a customizable welcome effect is extended throughout the cabin by a central lighting strip which is visible even with open bin doors during boarding.
The A320 Family cabin with Airspace features the industry’s largest overhead bins, whose conformal exterior profile facilitates smooth boarding.
Throughout the cabin passengers will appreciate the increased interior width, the soothing ambience of the latest full-colour LED lighting, and a contemporary lavatory design with new comfort features.
The longstanding partnership between Airbus and JetBlue began in 1999 when JetBlue was launched and took delivery of its first A320. Two years later the airline placed an order for 48 Airbus planes.
JetBlue is an American low-cost carrier, and the 6th-largest airline in the United States. It currently operates a fleet of 176 A320 and A321 aircraft and has another 102 on order from Airbus.