Austrian Airlines completed its first cabin retrofit on an Airbus A319, the first of its short- and medium-haul A319/320/321 and Boeing 737-600/700/800 fleet to be reconfigured by installing new seats (ATW Daily News, Oct. 5). By September 2011, all 32 narrowbody aircraft will offer the new cabin features. “The new seats allow us to save a total of 14.034 kg of weight (all 32 aircraft together) and save fuel,” Executive Board Member Andreas Bierwirth told ATW in Vienna. The ...

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