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Recaro Aircraft Seating breaks ground on new expansion project at the headquarters in Schwaebisch Hall

Schwaebisch Hall, Germany, December 5, 2019 – Recaro Aircraft Seating has broken new ground on its latest expansion project, which features a new customer service area, a flame lab and crash facility. In total, Recaro acquired additional 45,000 square meters and invests 40 million euros in the new buildings on 24,000 square meters.

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Recaro Aircraft Seating selected to outfit KLM Cityhopper’s 195-E2 fleet of 21 aircrafts

Schwaebisch Hall, Germany, November 27, 2019 – Recaro Aircraft Seating has been selected by KLM Cityhopper, KLM’s regional carrier, to outfit the 21 Embraer 195-E2 aircrafts they recently ordered. Each aircraft will have a hybrid layout of Recaro BL3710 and SL3710 seats, and the first 195-E2 is slated for delivery in the first quarter of 2021.

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Recaro tests first connected economy seat on TAP Air Portugal aircraft

Schwaebisch Hall, Germany, November 7, 2019 – Recaro successfully installed “connected seats” on a TAP Air Portugal A321 single-aisle aircraft. The economy class BL3530 seat is equipped with numerous sensors to gather data on seat performance and generic behavior during flight. As part of a pilot project, it is the first ever economy class seat to be designed, certified and installed as an ‘intelligent seat’. The connected seat is a true game changer in the aircraft seating market and will provide invaluable insights to make air travel even safer and further enhance the passenger journey.

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Recaro Aircraft Seating’s site in the Americas wins City of Fort Worth’s Environmental Excellence Award

Fort Worth, Texas, November 6, 2019 – The America’s site of global premium aircraft seat manufacturer Recaro won an award for environmental excellence. The City of Fort Worth’s 2019 recognized the facility in the category Solid Waste Reduction and Recycling for successfully reducing the waste at its site by nearly three tons. The Innovation Award in Environmental Excellence recognizes perfect compliance with local, state and federal environmental regulations, pollution-prevention programs and exceptional water conservation efforts.

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Recaro Aircraft Seating celebrates contribution to air travel on World Tourism Day

Schwaebisch Hall, Germany, September 26, 2019 – In celebration of World Tourism Day on September 27, Recaro Aircraft Seating highlights its contribution to global tourism. As a leader in both business and economy class seating Recaro has been driving comfort in the sky for nearly half a century. By focusing on constant innovation and combining lightweight design with high-quality standards, the global supplier of premium aircraft seats has helped make air travel more comfortable and more sustainable.

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