RECARO Aircraft Seating


Organizational Realignment at Recaro Aircraft Seating

SCHWAEBISCH HALL, Germany / FORT WORTH, Texas – Effective October 1, 2018, René Dankwerth, Executive Vice President of Research and Development and an Executive Board member for Recaro Aircraft Seating, will take over as General Manager of Recaro Aircraft Seating Americas, LLC. Sunitha Vegerla, the site’s current General Manager, has decided, after four years, to take a step back from her role so she can focus more on her family life. She will remain at Recaro and assume the new role in the executive team as Director of Quality & Process Management. Heiko Fricke will take over René Dankwerths role as Executive Vice President Research and Development and Executive Board member for Recaro Aircaft Seating. He will join the company August 1, 2018.

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TAP takes off with Recaro

Lisbon, PORTUGAL– TAP Portugal reveal its future brand new Airbus long-haul A330-900neo aircraft. The cabin is exclusively equipped with seats from Recaro. The flagship Portuguese airline presented its new Recaro CL6710 business class seats and CL3710 economy class seats during its first flight with selected guests. It landed in Lisbon on Tuesday, June 19.

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WestJet opts for Recaro

SCHWAEBISCH HALL, Germany / CALGARY, Canada – Recaro Aircraft Seating has received an order for 4,700 economy and business class seats from WestJet. The Canadian airline is equipping ten Boeing long-haul aircraft with CL3710 seats. For short and medium-haul routes, Recaro will also be supplying BL3520 economy class seats and CL4710 business class seats for ten of the airline’s aircraft. The seat deliveries will begin in 2018.

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Everybody wins with the Hygienic Seat

Berlin, GERMANY – Recaro Aircraft Seating wins the German Innovation Award for its Hygienic Seat. Antibacterial substances within the seat offer passengers increased protection from bacteria. The new award, which puts product innovations in the spotlight, was presented on June 6, 2018 in Berlin.

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RECARO Aircraft Seating celebrates 20 years in the Americas

FORT WORTH, Texas. RECARO Aircraft Seating Americas, LLC celebrated the 20th Anniversary of its site in Fort Worth, Texas. Headquartered in Schwabisch Hall Germany and among the top three leading aircraft seat manufacturers in the world, RECARO has serviced customers from all over the globe.

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