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Five tips for a comfortable air travel this holiday season

December 12, 2019 – With the holiday travel season fast approaching, thousands of travelers will be flying in the upcoming weeks. To ensure each traveler has an enjoyable journey, seat expert Recaro shares tips on making a holiday flight more comfortable. With one in three passengers in economy class sitting in a Recaro seat, the premium aircraft seat manufacturer has nearly 50 years of experience in creating a comfortable air travel experience. Recaro seats can be found on many of the premium and low-cost carriers in the Asia Pacific region (APAC) and around the world.

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Recaro Aircraft Seating pursues further growth in Asia Pacific region

Schwaebisch Hall, Germany / Qingdao, China, December 11, 2019 – Recaro Aircraft Seating inaugurated its newly expanded production facility in Qingdao, China on December 9. The inauguration concludes the second phase of the space2grow initiative, a major global expansion project Recaro started last year to support its continued growth. With its new expanded facilities, Recaro Aircraft Seating China will be equipped to take on the thriving market opportunities and lay a solid foundation for further growth in the Asia Pacific region.

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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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