Lufthansa Technik (LHT) said it will begin converting the first of three privately owned Boeing 747-8I aircraft in 2012 as part of its VIP cabin quick-change kit for Airbus and Boeing narrowbody aircraft (ATW Daily News May 4, 2010). Director-aircraft interior Michael Grigoleit told ATW in Hamburg that LHT can build a VIP cabin on a narrowbody aircraft (A320/737) in four to six months. A 450-sq. m. 747-8I cabin can take up to 20 months to convert, he said. LHT also has a contract to ...

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