RECARO Aircraft Seating
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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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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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