FORT WORTH, Texas. Delta Air Lines is outfitting its new long-haul aircraft from Airbus with the winner of the 2016 German Design Award, the CL3710 from Recaro Aircraft Seating. The German seating manufacturer’s standout product for economy class cabins will fly on 25 new Airbus A350-900 aircraft. The airline has ordered a total of 5,600 Recaro seats.
“For our company, the American market plays a key role in our worldwide growth strategy as the global market leader in the field of economy class seating. With this bestseller, Delta will receive an outstanding, lightweight seat that not only rates at the top of the list when it comes to quality, design and comfort but also with regard to cost-effectiveness and efficiency,” said Dr. Mark Hiller, Chief Executive Officer and Shareholder of Recaro Aircraft Seating.
Passengers around the globe fly in the CL3710 – the ergonomic headrest, for example, is a one-of-a-kind combination of numerous features, offering travelers an exceptional level of comfort. Furthermore, passengers enjoy generous legroom on long-haul flights thanks to the seat’s particularly ergonomic shape.
“We look forward to our exciting collaboration with Delta. With our Recaro production facility in Fort Worth, Texas, we have the ability to offer our customers a comprehensive array of services. It makes us proud that we, once again, succeeded in impressing one of the largest airlines in the world and a member of the SkyTeam airline alliance,” said Sunitha Vegerla, General Manager of Recaro Aircraft Seating Americas, Inc.