Latam Airlines Group has recently unveiled the news to refurbish the cabins of two-thirds of its worldwide fleet. An investment of $400 would be used to renovate the interiors. The carrier has declared that more than 200 carrier’s interior would be revamped in the upcoming two years and passengers would get an opportunity to enjoy the modernized comforts towards the conclusion of 2018.
Claudia Sender, Vice President of Customers of LATAM Airlines Group commented, ‘The renovation of the cabins is the long-term vision of the Latam group and it will help us to facilitate our customers with better service. The on-board flying experience would be made pleasurable for those who wish to travel for less whereas business travelers can also enjoy utmost privacy.’
The airline will modernize the cabins of both short and long-haul fleets throughout the network. The passengers flying via Latam Airlines Peru would be the first to discover the new look of the jetliner before the year’s end soon to be followed by Latam Airlines Brazil at the beginning of 2019 as well as Latam Airlines Chile in the second half of the year 2019.
The cabins of Boeing 767 and 777 wide-body aircraft would be upgraded on long-haul routes. In addition, the new Airbus A350-1000s and Boeing 787-9s are in the queue of renovation in the coming years.
The premium business class cabins will feature an inventive ‘Wide Thompson’ seating as well as a better in-flight service which enhances comfort of the customers. Passengers can enjoy 18” inflight personal entertainment system, ample space and direct aisle access. Furthermore, there will be ergonomically built seats by Recaro in the economy cabins, 12” inflight entertainment device and USB power ports. In addition, the passengers flying in the economy cabins can also enjoy upgradation to LATAM+ Seats by choice. With this, they can enjoy the comforts of reclining seats, ample space as well as check-in and boarding on priority basis.
The airline has planned to refurbish the cabin interiors of about 150 Airbus A320 and A321 flying on domestic passages within the territory of Latin America.