Air India opts for RECARO seats

Boeing and Air India
(IMAGE: Boeing)

MRO DubaiRECARO Aircraft Seating was selected by Air India as the Premium Economy and Economy seating partner for their widebody aircraft. This partnership will see more than 22,000 RECARO seats installed in both linefit and retrofit programs over the next five to six years.

Air India chose the award-winning CL3710 and the new CL3810 for Economy Class, while the 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.

“We are thrilled to embark on this journey with Air India, as the recipient of this substantial award,” said Dr. Mark Hiller, CEO at RECARO Aircraft Seating and RECARO Holding. “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.”

“We’re happy to get into this partnership with Recaro Aircraft Seating,” said Campbell Wilson, CEO and MD, Air India. “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.”


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