18 Mar '11, 7pm

Lufthansa A380 Takes Comfort to All New Heights

Lufthansa A380 Takes Comfort to All New Heights

Flying was once glamorous. Well-dressed flight attendants catered to your every need, sans attitude and with nary a hair out of place. Seats were roomy and cushy and one felt invigorated rather than exhausted once disembarking. In recent years, it has become anything but, with surly staff, charges for checked luggage and seats that resemble veal-fattening pens. Enter the A380, a behemoth of a plane that affords flyers more leg room, space and amenities than your average 747s or 777s. Lufthansa Airlines has the most luxurious A380 of any airline. The German carrier has four in its fleet with an additional 11 due by 2015. The newest addition is A380 service from New York 's JFK to Frankfurt, Germany. The A380 is 239 feet long, with a wingspan of 261 feet. How does that translate for passengers? That means more leg and elbow room in coach, a larger, roomier cabin in business ...

Full article: http://www.justluxe.com/lifestyle/aircraft/feature-144729...

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