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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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Recaro makes automotive heritage and aircraft seating meet at the Frankfurt motor show

Schwaebisch Hall, Germany, September 10, 2019 – Automotive seating and aircraft seating have a common history. Or at least they do at Recaro. To highlight the brand’s rich heritage and experience in both areas, the global premium aircraft seat manufacturer Recaro Aircraft Seating will present one of its latest business class seats to car aficionados visiting the IAA (Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung) motor show in Frankfurt am Main from September 11 to 22.

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Newest Recaro economy class seat reduces carbon footprint with sustainable design

Schwaebisch Hall, Germany, 29 August 2019 – Recaro Aircraft Seating is helping to reduce the carbon footprint thanks to the sustainable design of its newest economy class seat. This is one of numerous green solutions that Recaro has introduced to significantly lower the weight of aircrafts, save fuel and help set a new environmental standard for the industry.

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