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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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Recaro raises the bar for comfort in the sky

AIX, Hamburg, Germany, 2 April 2019 – Lightweight design, premium comfort and superior quality, these are the main characteristics that link together the three seat models Recaro presents at the Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) in Hamburg. The CL3710 and SL3710 set a new standard for comfort in the sky for the economy long and short range respectively, while the CL6710 Next Generation concept seat will do the same for business class. All three seat models combine exceptional comfort with the lightweight design and quality that Recaro stands for.

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RECARO Aircraft Seating invests sixty-five million Euros and 520.000 man hours in R&D for business class seating

SCHWAEBISCH HALL, Germany, 25 March 2019 – While the global passenger seat market will grow with an average five percent per year, RECARO Aircraft Seating expects a spike in demand for business class seats in particular. A trend further fueled by passengers’ expectations for airliners to deliver ‘individualized living spaces’ onboard. To be fully ready to answer market needs, RECARO has invested heavily in its R&D for business class seats. 

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Ready for the future

SCHWAEBISCH HALL, 21 February 2019 – Ready for the future: RECARO Aircraft Seating opens its new Logistic Center in Schwäbisch Hall.

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RECARO Aircraft Seating welcomes Chris Buckner as Director of Product Management from Delta Air Lines

SCHWAEBISCH HALL, Germany, 11 February, 2019 – RECARO Aircraft Seating (RAS) announces the appointment of Chris Buckner, as the Director of Product Management. Chris joins RAS from Delta Air Lines where he held the positon of Director of Onboard Product and comes very well equipped to help RAS continue its focus on further enhancing RAS´ customer centricity and sustaining international momentum to help drive comfort in the sky to new heights.

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