SCHWAEBISCH HALL, Germany / NEW DELHI, India – Recaro Aircraft Seating has won over SpiceJet with an exceptionally short delivery time. The Indian airline has ordered close to 10,000 BL3530Smart economy class seats, and the first 8 shipsets will be delivered in 2018. Pre-defined configurations simplify processes, save costs and shorten program execution time. SpiceJet’s 50 B737MAX aircraft will be equipped with Recaro’s new lightweight seats for short and medium-haul routes beginning in the third quarter of 2018.
Ajay Singh, CMD, SpiceJet said: “We are ensuring that our customers have the most comfortable seats when they fly SpiceJet. The seats that we have ordered are the widest, with the most legroom, and the lightest seats available today and will help reduce fuel burn.”
Moreover, the BL3530Smart will be configured for SpiceJet with a high literature pocket, a net pocket for stowage of personal belongings and composition leather dress covers. Additionally the so called SpiceMax seats will be equipped with a 6-way unique BL3530Smart headrest.
The lightweight seat from Recaro with the space-saving backrest enables airlines to offer their customers outstanding comfort and to benefit from economic efficiency. As an expression of the “made by RECARO” quality promise, Recaro aircraft seats are exceptionally reliable and easy to maintain.
“We have exactly the right seat solution for every customer need. We were able to win over SpiceJet with our cost and time-saving BL3530 Smart economy class seat,” says Mark Hiller, Chief Eecutive Officer and Shareholder at Recaro Aircraft Seating. “Recaro nor only offers short delivery times, it also stands out with its ergonomically designed seats for relaxed travel in all classes.”