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Lufthansa has launched improved in-flight service.

Lufthansa has launched improved in-flight service on its long-haul flights, including upgraded seating, a la carte dining and a wider choice of nonstop video entertainment. An extensive upgrade to first-class service includes a Weber Aircraft sleeper seat, with a greatly increased seat pitch, from 63 in. to 93 in. Each seat converts into a 6 1/2-ft. bed, with linen and nightshirt avail- able. A partition unfolds from the head of each side of the seat to provide more privacy. The seats will be installed on Lufthansa's Boeing 747s and Airbus a340s. The seats also will include a compartment to store laptop computers and an AC power source. …

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