Loftleidir Icelandic B757-200 Executive Jet
Loftleidir Icelandic has undertaken a complete reconfiguration of one of its Boeing 757-200ER.
The aircraft is fitted with 50 custom-designed Italian leather seats from Avio Interiors equipped with a personal massage system, 4-way adjustable headrests and lumbar support, and a fully lie-flat bed more than 6.5' long (79" pitch).and full lavatory upgrades from MAC Interior.
The aircraft operated the first VIP around the world tour in the new configuration in October for the luxury travel company Abercrombie & Kent. The voyage included destinations like Easter Island, Papua New Guinea and Madagascar to name a few.
The aircraft is operated by Icelandair and on the last around the world tour the crew consisted of three pilots, one mechanic, five cabin crew and two chefs.
On November 3rd Loftleidir Icelandic and Abercrombie & Kent jointly organized a reception at JFK Airport to demonstrate the product to media and the travel industry. Guðni Hreinsson, the Managing Director of Loftleidir, is extremely pleased to see the completion of the product and a successful mission accomplished: “We saw a near disappearance of this market after 2008. But Loftleidir Icelandic decided to stick to the product and is now reaping the rewards. We always told our clients, we will be ready when you’re ready, and now that time has come. “