March 3 2020  |  Seating

​Recaro equips Vistara with two classes of seating

By Rick Lundstrom

Photo (from left to right): Vinod Kannan, Chief Commercial Officer of Vistara; Leslie Thng, CEO of Vistara; Dr. Mark Hiller, CEO and Shareholder of Recaro Aircraft Seating; Tarun Sharma, Regional Sales Director India & Africa of Recaro Aircraft Seating

Recaro Aircraft Seating installed its PL3530 Premium Economy and CL3710 Economy Class seats on Vistara’s first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.

Vistara the first Indian airline with 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft.

“Recaro is always looking to expand its footprint, and this is a fantastic opportunity to collaborate with a new partner,” said Dr. Mark Hiller, CEO and Shareholder at RecaroAircraft Seating, in today’s announcement. “There can be a lot of challenges when entering a new market, buthaving a strong partner can make all the difference.”

The PL3530 Premium Economy Class seat sets the standards for comfort and functionality through its ergonomic shape, flexible equipment options and generous space. Its main comfort features include the individually-adjustable calf rest, seven-inch reclining backrest, and six-way adjustable headrest, which creates a relaxed atmosphere for long-haul passengers. The large tray table, plentiful storage space, and integrated entertainment system also improve the overall passenger experience.

Recaro's CL3710 Economy Class Seat for long-haul flights

The CL3710 Economy Class seat is designed for long-haul flights. Recari said the modular design gives it the lightest weight in its class. Features include a six-way headrest, high literature pocket, and easily-accessible power ports. In addition, the seat’s lightweight structure and efficient design helps airlines reduce aircraft weight and fuel costs, as well as maintenance expenses.

“We are committed to providing our customers a distinguished flying experience that offers maximum comfort and great style in all three cabins of service,” said Vinod Kannan, Chief Commercial Officer of Vistara. “We are delighted to collaborate with Recaro to bring Economy and Premium Economy products of global standards on India’s first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft that further cement our proposition of offering a five-star flying experience to our customers.”

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