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Airbus develops “New Forward Stairs” option for A380 customers

Posted 6 April 2017 · Add Comment

Airbus is developing a full spectrum of new Cabin Enablers for customers of its flagship A380 airliner.

The latest is the “New Forward Stairs” (NFS) option which was presented at the Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) in Hamburg this week.

The airline said overall cabin optimisation is expected to result in the freeing-up more cabin floor space for around 80 additional passengers, adding it will bring airlines significant additional revenues.

Dr. Kiran Rao, EVP of Strategy and Marketing at Airbus Commercial Aircraft said: “Continuous improvement of our products is our daily work. This new package for our A380 customers is a smart way to meet airline needs while improving the A380 economics with additional revenues and innovating in passenger comfort.” Dr. Rao added: “Only the A380 has the economies of scale and development potential to efficiently solve the problem of increasing congestion at large airports while providing the best comfort for passengers. The aircraft can also serve fast growing markets and airlines regional airports, so we are adapting the aircraft to meet evolving market needs.”

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