Earlier this week, it was revealed by RECARO that they have been selected by Air India for aircraft seating, a partnership that will last five to six years.
More than 22,000 seats will be installed as part of this deal with the Indian carrier, in a big sale made by the company.
Without further ado, let’s get into it…
Air India Selects RECARO For Aircraft Seats…
Air India chose the CL3710 and the brand-new CL3810 for economy class, while the premium PL3530 will outfit the premium economy cabin.
The first phase of this collaboration involves the retrofitting of 40 B787 and B777 aircraft with CL3710 and PL3530 seats, set to enter service in 2024.
The same seat configuration shall be maintained for 12 A350 and B787 line fit aircraft entering service in 2025.
Most recently, Air India has expanded their commitment with an additional order for 34 A350 and B787 aircraft, featuring a new layout with CL3810 and PL3530 seats in the economy and premium economy cabins, respectively.
Commenting on the deal was Dr. Mark Hiller, CEO at RECARO Aircraft Seating and RECARO Holding:
“We are thrilled to embark on this journey with Air India, as the recipient of this substantial award”.
“RECARO is eager to begin collaboration, bringing our innovative seating solutions and exceptional customer service to complement Air India’s global standard of high-quality service.”
Adding to this was Campbell Wilson, CEO and MD of the airline:
“We’re happy to get into this partnership with Recaro Aircraft Seating”.
“This will help us offer an enhanced experience for our passengers at this transformative time for Air India and add value to our passenger-centric focus making us more competitive on the global aviation stage.”
All eyes will be on how this partnership develops going into the future.
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