Germany-based airberlin will install 23,000 new seats in its 120 narrowbody aircraft. “The new slimline seats, made by German aircraft seating maker Recaro, will give passengers up to 3 cm (1.81 in.) more leg room, plus a USB port for mobile devices. They are also 1.5 kg lighter than the current model,” airberlin spokesperson Aage Duenhaupt told ATW in Berlin. He added the first aircraft with the new seats will be launched Feb. 5. Duenhaupt said the new seats represent an ...

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