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Recaro supplies around 8,000 units of business and economy class seats to Shenzhen Airlines in China

SCHWAEBISCH HALL, Germany and SHENZHEN, China. Recaro Aircraft Seating receives a major order from China and continues to expand its market position in the region: Shenzhen Airlines orders 8,000 units of CL5710 business class seats and BL3530 economy seats for 37 Boeing 737 MAX linefit and 14 Airbus A320 aircraft retrofit. The comfortable light-weight seats will provide premium quality seating on short- and medium-haul flights in the Asian region from 2018.

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flydubai continues its partnership with Recaro Aircraft Seating

HAMBURG, Germany and DUBAI, U.A.E. Dubai-based carrier flydubai and the German aircraft seat manufacturer Recaro Aircraft Seating today announced at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg the continuation of their long-standing partnership.

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Gulf Air selects Recaro to supply Economy Class seats for the airline’s incoming fleet

HAMBURG, Germany. Gulf Air, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier, has appointed German aircraft manufacturer Recaro Aircraft Seating to supply Recaro CL3710 economy class aircraft seats for the airline’s 10 new Boeing 787-9 aircraft and 29 Airbus 320/321neo aircraft. The contract, which is valued at over 35 million euros, was signed at this year’s Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg.

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Recaro awarded as Airbus supplier

SCHWÄBISCH HALL, Germany. Recaro Aircraft Seating was the only seat manufacturer to receive the coveted supplier certificate from Airbus. The company’s high reliability and on-time delivery as well as top performance in customer service have convinced Airbus once again.

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“Smart Cabin Reconfiguration” is honored with a highly coveted award

SCHWAEBISCH HALL, Germany. The “Smart Cabin Reconfiguration” concept, a collaborative research effort between Airbus, THK and Recaro Aircraft Seating, was given the Crystal Cabin Award 2017 in the “Passenger Comfort Hardware” category at the AIX in Hamburg. The innovation from Recaro is called Flex Seat. With a simple sliding seat concept, seat pitch can be increased for passengers when flights are not fully occupied. To this end, the proven and award-winning SL3510 economy class seat for short- and medium-haul flights is simply folded up, and the front seat rows are then pulled apart like an accordion to increase the seat pitching. This results in significantly more space for passengers.

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