US-based JetBlue Airways has received the first of Airbus' order of 13 A321LRs with the new Airspace cabin design. The new A321LRs support JetBlue's long-awaited transatlantic flight plan, which will begin this year with a direct flight from London. In addition to the airline's order for 13 new A321LRs, there are also 321 Airbus orders for A57neo variants, which will also have Airspace cabs. With the delivery of the A321, JetBlue combined the Airspace cabin design with the single-aisle family, becoming Airbus' first customer with a new award-winning cabin design that is also compatible with the A330neo and A350 wide-body aircraft and offers features that increase passenger satisfaction.
JetBlue Airways Corp. “At JetBlue, we look forward to bringing our Airbus A321 long-range single-aisle aircraft with Airbus Airspace interior design for our new transatlantic services. These aircraft will enable us to provide our customers with an attentive and boutique style service, while at the same time offering a larger personal space, larger overhead cabinets, customized lighting, and a design that feels spacious inside the cabin.
“We are excited that JetBlue is setting a new trend and will introduce Airbus' new Airspace cabin in long-range operations. Undoubtedly, these aircraft, which will offer an extraordinarily comfortable in-cabin transatlantic experience to the airline's valuable passengers and crew, will be the favorite of JetBlue! ” said.
Airspace brings many cabin enhancements to the A320 family that will increase passenger satisfaction: a unique entrance and customizable custom lighting (helping to reduce the feeling of jet lag), enhanced by new slim shoulder-level side panels that offer extra personal space, a redesigned frame and fully integrated window tones. window vision, the latest LED lighting technologies, the widest overhead cabinets in its class, new toilets with hygienic non-contact features and antimicrobial surfaces.
In addition to these features, JetBlue offers its passengers a real long distance in all classes with the spacious cabin structure of the A320 family, Mint Premium class private suites with 24 fully reclining seats and the largest 18.4-inch seat with contoured backrests offering extra knee space and 114 passenger capacity economy class. will enable it to offer comfort. While most of the economy seats offer 32 inches of space, their four rows will be optimized for 'more space' and with about 5 inches more space, they will have the most leg space offered by any transatlantic economy seat.