August 8 2023  |  Seating

Airbus awards Acro Aircraft Premium Supplier rating

By Alex Preston

Acro has received ‘Premium Supplier’ status from Airbus

Acro Aircraft Seating has been selected by Airbus as Premium Supplier for Economy Class and Premium Economy Class Seats of the Buyer Furnished Equipment (BFE) catalogue 2023 July release.

The supplier support rating for buyer-furnished equipment is published as part of the Airbus BFE Product Catalogue to guide customers during their equipment selection process. This rating, which is reviewed every 6 months, is based on three criteria: Delivery performance — Quality Performance — Technical Performance.

Earning ‘Premium Supplier’ status from Airbus is viewed as a major achievement and Neil Cairns, Chief Executive of Acro, is understandably delighted at this latest mark of confidence.

“This award takes our longstanding partnership with Airbus and our customers to a new level and we look forward to reaping the commercial benefits which this rating will unlock for our business across the world,” commented Neil Cairns, Acro’s CEO in an August 4 press release.

“As ‘Premium Supplier’ indicates, we’re not only setting the bar high on innovative design, we are also delivering on the essential practicalities which make our products very robust and reliable in operation. Across the entire journey from design to delivery, we have positioned ourselves as a high performing and trusted supplier. Our superb Economy and Premium Class seating is thoughtfully conceived, making it lighter and more sustainable than ever before, whilst ensuring outstanding value for our customers: a key priority in a challenging marketplace.”

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