Airbus is on track for the introduction of its Airspace by Airbus Cabin on its re-engined Airbus A330neo due to be delivered to its launch customer, TAP Portugal, around the end of 2017.
Launched in 2016, Airspace by Airbus brand, brings together an enhanced experience for passengers and optimum performance for airlines based on four dimensions: comfort, ambience, service and design.
Introduced with A330neo and incorporated on the A350, Airspace cabins offer a more relaxing, inspiring, attractive and functional environment for travellers and optimizes the use of cabin space for operators.
Signature elements in the Airspace cabins include wider seats, larger overhead storage bins, spacious, contemporary lavatories with antibacterial surfaces and unobstructed under-seat foot space.
Other features include customizable welcome area at the main passenger boarding door, the latest in LED technology for ambient lighting, as well as clean shapes and surfaces throughout the interior.
Features for airlines include new galley and lavatory options such as modular Space-Flex to maximize trolley capacity and wheelchair-accessible lavatory configurations.
According to Airbus, Key cabin elements such as the galleys and lavatories will begin arriving this summer for the first A330neo to be delivered to an airline later in the year.