RECARO Aircraft Seating
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TAP hits two firsts with Recaro’s brand new SL3710 seat

AIX, Hamburg, Germany/Lisbon, Portugal 3 April 2019 – Recaro Aircraft Seating and TAP Portugal continue their successful partnership. The flagship Portuguese airline recently appointed Recaro as its preferred seat supplier for their new fleet of 25 Airbus A320/A321’s. The new aircrafts will be the first to feature Recaro’s brand new SL3710 seat. With this order TAP will have another worldwide premiere, as they will also be the first cabins equipped with a combination of the SL3710 and BL3710 created by Recaro.

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Airbus and Recaro Aircraft Seating aim to extend contract for exclusive delivery of SFE seats for A320 family

SCHWAEBISCH HALL, Germany, 3 April 2019 – Recaro Aircraft Seating has been the exclusive supplier of a “supplier-furnished-equipment” (SFE) seat for Airbus’ A320 family since 2016 with 3530Swift (economy class). Since then Airbus has sold over 20,000 seats of this catalogue product. Building on the unique relationship between the two parties, Recaro will be supplementing its SFE product portfolio for the Airbus A320 family with two additional next generation seat types: the 3710Swift (economy class) and the 4710Swift (business class), both of them best in class in terms of weight, comfort, and modularity.

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Double award win for Recaro economy class seats

AIX, Hamburg, Germany, 3 April 2019 – Recaro Aircraft Seating, a global supplier of premium aircraft seats for airlines and OEMs, won a Crystal Cabin Award last night. The company was hailed for its “Sleeping Comfort in the Sky”, a holistic approach in the economy class long range. Recaro also received a prestigious Red Dot 2019 Product Design Award for its BL3710 economy class seat.

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Recaro Aircraft Seating and jetlite are first to introduce innovative concept for individualized Human Centric Lighting

AIX, Hamburg, Germany, 2 April 2019 – Today Recaro Aircraft Seating, a global supplier of premium aircraft seats, and German start-up jetlite unveiled their innovative concept for individualized Human Centric Lighting for business class seats. jetlite’s Human Centric Lighting can support the inner clock of passengers and thus reduce the effects of jetlag. Up until today it was available only as a cabin lighting solution. Through this exclusive partnership with jetlite, Recaro is the only seat manufacturer worldwide to explore the potential of individualized Human Centric Lighting integrated into business class seats.

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Shandong Airlines and Recaro Aircraft Seating celebrate long-term relationship and joint success at AIX

AIX, Hamburg, Germany/Shandong, China, 2 April 2019 – In 2014 Shandong Airlines was the very first airliner to order aircraft seats from Recaro’s production facility in Qingdao, China. Since then, both companies have grown significantly. The joint collaboration also recently led to a first retrofit modification program of 25 Boeing 737NG. To celebrate this joined success and the long-term relationship the top management of Shandong Airlines and Recaro organised a ceremony at AIX in Hamburg today.

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