April 17 2013  |  Inflight Entertainment

Celeste® makes debut at EADS Sogerma stand

By Rick Lundstrom

Pitch of the Celeste© seat in business class is between 40 and 45 inches

 

In business class, the seat will be pitched at a minimum of 40 inches. The seat movement will be driven either by a single actuator or a “G” mechanism to a cradle relaxed position up to 45 degrees.  The seat is engineered for comfort, with fixed back shell and integrated IFE screen among other features. EADS Sogerma has not yet finalized the weight, but the company estimates the Celeste® in business class will be weighing between 20 kilograms and 30 kilograms per passenger depending on configuration.

Jeffrey Forsbrey, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at EADS Sogerma shows off the Celeste© seat in premium economy configuration

The configuration of Celeste© in the narrow body business class will be in a 2-2, ranging from 18 to 22 inches wide per seat. The one-piece meal table is deployed from the center console, and also features a privacy divider. Seat pitch is also variable ranging from 40 to 45 inches.

The Celeste© premium economy seat version is pitched at a minimum of 38 inches, driven either by a single actuator or a “G” mechanism to a cradle relaxed position up to 35 degrees. Like the business class product, the premium economy Celeste® has fixed back shell and an integrated IFE screen. EADS Sogerma estimates the premium economy Celeste® will weigh in at between 20 and 25 kilograms per passenger.

The configuration of Celeste© in the wide body premium economy seat variant can be 2-2-2/2-3-2 or 2-4-2 with the seat width ranging from 18 to 22 inches. The meal table is deployed from the back of the seat shell. Seat pitch is variable ranging from 38 to 40 inches, and the IFE screen in premium economy is 12 inches.

“Celeste® is a new and important step for us as we keep innovating our products strategy and developing seats for new and exciting markets,” said Didier Guinot Senior Vice President of EADS Sogerma.

The premium economy version of the Celeste® has been selected by Airbus for its A350XWB catalog offering. 

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