These Luxe Cabins Designed by Mercedes and Lufthansa Will Change The Travel Game

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Moderner Luxus hoch über den Wolken. Anlässlich der EBACE 2015, die vom 19. bis 21. Mai 2015 in Genf stattfindet, haben Mercedes-Benz Style und Lufthansa Technik eine Kooperation beim Design und der Ausstattung von VIP-Flugzeugkabinen bekannt gegeben. Die beiden Unternehmen entwickeln gemeinsam ein völlig neuartiges, luxuriöses und ganzheitliches Kabinenkonzept für Kurz- und Mittelstreckenflugzeuge.   //   State-of-the-art luxury high above the clouds. In time for EBACE 2015, which will take place from 19 to 21 May 2015 in Geneva, Mercedes-Benz Style and Lufthansa Technik have announced their cooperation on the design and completion of VIP aircraft cabins. The two companies will jointly develop an entirely innovative, luxurious and integrated cabin concept for short- and medium-haul aircraft.
In time for EBACE 2015, which will take place from 19 to 21 May 2015 in Geneva, Mercedes-Benz Style and Lufthansa Technik have announced their cooperation on the design and completion of VIP aircraft cabins. The two companies will jointly develop an entirely innovative, luxurious and integrated cabin concept for short- and medium-haul aircraft.

German luxury automobile manufacture Mercedes-Benz and German airline Lufthansa has announced plans to create a luxury cabin in the clouds.

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The two German companies has partnered to craft new posh aircraft cabins for medium to long flights. The cabins will adopt a brand new design when it comes to the traditional ceiling, wall and floor plans of a private and commercial aircrafts. The new architecture will now have spiral layout, which will provide guests with new independent spacing without the typical arrangement of seating.

Walls, floor and ceiling flow into one another.
Walls, floor and ceiling flow into one another.

The renderings of the plane display an organic and homogeneous-like cabin. The floor, wall and ceiling flawlessly flow into one another. The furniture seamlessly merges with the cabin interior. Innovative details include, cabin windows, which are obscured by what the companies are calling black panels, inspired by the screen design in the Mercedes‑Benz S-Class. Mercedes-Benz Magic Sky technology allows the panels to be dimmed electrically from black to transparent. There are also displays and touch screens for entertainment and information purposes.

Mercedes-Benz Magic Sky technology allows the panels to be dimmed electrically from black to transparent.
Mercedes-Benz Magic Sky technology allows the panels to be dimmed electrically from black to transparent.

In a statement, Gorden Wagener, Vice President Design Daimler AG, said, “It was an inspiring challenge to transfer our design philosophy of sensual purity into the area of aeronautical engineering. The spectacular architecture of the interior shows creativity and modernity. Sensual surfaces and clear forms, combined with intelligent high-tech features and perfectly shaped modern luxury are the characteristic features of Mercedes-Benz design.”

As for Walter Heerdt, Senior Vice President VIP & Executive Jet Solutions, Lufthansa Technik AG, he said, “The purpose of our cooperation with Mercedes-Benz Style is to unite the two companies’ innovative expertise in the areas of design and technology. Our goal is to offer a highly discerning global clientele a standard of interior design that leaves nothing to be desired. Whether for private or business use, our modular completion concept perfectly fits every purpose.”

Over the next few months, the two partners has plans to gather feedback from potential VIP clientele in order to improve design.

(Photos via Daimler)

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