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Thompson launches next generation VantageXL

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Dana Ermolenko
Country: United Kingdom Aircraft: Airplanes

Following the huge continuing success of the VantageXL platform, Thompson Aero Seating launches a new and enhanced 2022 design VantageXL. With impressive personal living space, a fully flat horizontal bed, and 100% direct-aisle access, the next generation VantageXL offers the ultimate in passenger comfort.

The latest VantageXL has a minimum seat width of 23” and a fully flat-bed width of at least 24”. There is extensive work and relaxation space, with multiple customisable personal stowage solutions and the option of fully enclosed suite doors. The VantageXL offers greater personal privacy and wellbeing.

Andy Morris, VP Commercial for Thompson Aero Seating, says: “With updated modern styling and enhanced passenger comfort, we expect VantageXL’s popularity and success in business class to continue well into the future. A launch customer is already in place with the first delivery planned for early 2023.”

The enhancements to the VantageXL include an extended aisle-side privacy wing, a new multi-function bi-fold table with PED holder and improved console surface space. The new version also offers a pivoting multi-position cocktail table, with compact closed stowage, a combined feature light and reading light with integrated headphone hook, and an easy-to-remove table cassette for maintenance. The VantageXL can now accommodate larger monitors of up to 20”. Additional options include a translucent divider and a soft touch monitor surround. The new aesthetics and styling were created in conjunction with Factorydesign.

The enriched VantageXL has retained all the features for which it became so popular, including the option of the relaxed lounge position for take-off. The configuration allows for greater individual privacy, or the ‘honeymoon’ option can be selected so that passengers travelling as a couple can enjoy the space together.

The new VantageXL will be available for customers to try for themselves at AIX Hamburg on stand 7A05.





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