Lufthansa is lowering its CO2 emissions and fuel consumption with the introduction of new, lighter service trolleys. Almost 30,000 new trolleys will be put into service on Lufthansa flights over the next three years. This summer the airline will begin replacing its old trolley equipment with the new ‘Quantum Light Weight Trolley’.
The new model is one third lighter than its predecessor which, according to Lufthansa, will save about 9,000 tonnes of kerosene and 28,350 tonnes of CO2 annually. The new trolleys have already completed an in-flight test phase. They will be introduced gradually until mid-2014 on all Lufthansa’s long-haul intercontinental flights.
The new trolley, which was developed by LSG Sky Chefs, is made entirely of lightweight
composites and is the only aircraft cabin service trolley of its kind available on the