April 3 2019  |  Tech & Hardware

Corsair takes Safran products for A330neo

By Rick Lundstrom


(Left to Right) Norman Jordan, CEO - Safran Cabin, Vincent Mascré, CEO - Safran Seats, Tony Kennedy, Senior Vice President Airbus Programs - Avolon, Enea Fracassi, Fleet Director - Corsair, Enda Swan, Head of New Aircraft Deliveries and Engineering Support – Avolon, Stefano Sciotti, Head of Procurement - Corsair celebrate the new Corsair A330neo aircraft collaboration


HAMBURG - Corsair, Avolon and Safran announced today an agreement to provide the latest technology interior solutions for Corsair’s three new A330neos on lease from Avolon.

Safran is providing Z400 Economy Class seats and RAVE inflight entertainment system embedded personal displays in addition to power plugs at every seat. Additional Safran solutions are a lower deck crew rests and the latest galleys and ovens.

“We look forward to launching our new service for our passengers with a modern, efficient and comfortable cabin from Safran," said Pascal de Izaguirre, CEO of Corsair, in today’s announcement. The airline will take delivery of the first of three A330-900 aircraft from Avolon in late 2020.

“It’s our pleasure to work with Safran to provide Corsair with integrated solutions on the A330neo. That will serve as the basis of their new fleet expansion," said Enda Swan, Head of New Aircraft Deliveries and Engineering Support at Avolon.

“Safran Seats is honored to provide Corsair our Z400, a lightweight seat with industry leading comfort for the tourist class passengers," Safran Seats CEO, Vincent Mascré said. "In addition, the best in class Z535 premium economy seat meets the Corsair customer expectation of a well-appointed cabin.”

“We are pleased to support Avolon and Corsair with interior solutions for their new A330 Aircraft. Cabin crew will benefit from our ergonomic galleys with ovens that support premium menu service, and enjoy the comfort of our lower deck crew rests," said Norman Jordan, Safran Cabin CEO.

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