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Airspace 'XL Bin' fitted to first in-production A320 Family aircraft

The first A320 Family customer aircraft has been equipped with the 'XL Bin' – a key component of Airbus' new Airspace cabin for the A320 Family.

In late October, an A321neo in production was the first to be fitted with these new spacious overhead luggage bins as part of series installation for new-build aircraft in Hamburg. Development of the XL Bin, which offers around 40 percent greater storage space for carry-on bags compared with current bins, was launched in June 2017. The new design not only encompassed the new bins and ceiling panels, manufactured by supplier FACC, but also included local structural reinforcements on the aircraft as well as modifications to the electrical and air conditioning systems. In January 2019, the first production aircraft with the new bins will complete its flight-test phase before being delivered. Simultaneously, the first XL Bin for retrofit – a separate offering for in-service A320 Family aircraft – will also enter service.

Press release issued by Airbus S.A.S. on December 20, 2018


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