Subscribe Free
in Aircraft Interiors

Recaro selected for Gulf Air's new fleet economy seating

Posted 5 April 2017 · Add Comment

Hamburg: Gulf Air has selected German manufacturer Recaro to supply its CL3710 economy class aircraft seats for the airline's 10 new Boeing 787-9 aircraft and 29 Airbus 320/321neo aircraft. The contract, which is valued at over 35 million euros, was signed at the Aircraft Interiors Expo today.

“Gulf Air guests rightly expect an exceptional level of service and quality on board our aircraft – and as we expand and modernise our fleet, Recaro’s economy class seats fit perfectly into our new cabin concept, guaranteeing a pleasant travel experience for our passengers and standardising our product across our short and long-haul fleet,” said the Bahrain carrier’s CEO Maher Salman Al Musallam.

Gulf Air has deployed Recaro seats on the airline’s short-haul routes in both economy and business class since 2009. The airline said that reliability, design and comfort played an important role in Gulf Air once again opting for Recaro as seat supplier.

The multi-award-winning CL3710 economy class seat uniquely features a flexible and individually adjustable headrest, state-of-the-art IFE systems and extra legroom for passengers. Its modular lightweight construction is said to also offer a great variety of options to aircraft manufacturers and airlines.
Gulf Air’s first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner and Airbus 320neo deliveries are scheduled for 2018 and the airline’s A321neo aircraft delivery will start in 2020.

Gulf Air’s Maher Salman Al Musallam (left) and Recaro’s CEO, Dr. Mark Hiller, at the signing ceremony in Hamburg,
 

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Etihad Airways’ inflight magazine wins two awards

Etihad Airways’ inflight magazine, Atlas, published by London based Ink, has received two Communicator Awards in the major categories of Design Features – Photography and Design Features – Overall Design.

DAE secures four-year funding boost

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) has signed a landmark unsecured four-year revolving credit facility with an initial commitment of US$480 million and an accordion feature that allows the facility to be increased to up to US$800

The Rotary Club

Dave Calderwood spotlights the work of the Middle East’s largest helicopter operator.

Gulf Air Supports Dreams Society with children’s initiative

Gulf Air recently partnered with Dreams Society, a non-profit organisation establish in 2011 with a mission to fulfill the dreams of children affected with terminal illnesses and debilitating diseases.

Oman Air reintroduces special Ramadan Iftar Meal Box

Oman Air has reintroduced its special inflight offering for its valued guests observing Ramadan.

UAE in the swing with GlobalEye

Saab unveiled its new GlobalEye swing role surveillance system (SRSS) aircraft during two days of ceremonies at Linköping, Sweden. The first day was closed, but was attended by a UAE delegation. Jon Lake reports.

TAA SK0902311218
See us at
GATM BT1004061118Istanbul Airshow BT22018EBACE 2018MEBAA BT1004121218Cargo BT1004091018ASDubai BT1004091018BIAS BT271017161118