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Economy Class: Lufthansa and Swiss get 24,000 Recaro seats

Economy Class: Lufthansa and Swiss get 24,000 Recaro seats

The Lufthansa group buys economy class seats on a large scale – to the delight of the German manufacturer Recaro. It will be equipped with about 100 Lufthansa and Swiss aircraft.

In the summer, Carsten Spohr announced an attack on product quality. will lead to it Seats in all classes will be renewed at Lufthansa and SwissAccording to Lufthansa CEO. “We will install a total of 31,000 seats on our Lufthansa and Swiss aircraft,” said Spohr.

Now it is clear: almost 24,000 of these seats are economy class from the German manufacturer Recaro. “The Lufthansa Group has chosen the Recaro CL3710 and CL3810 seats to equip the economy class cabins,” the company based in Schwäbisch Hall said on Wednesday (November 9).

6-way adjustable headrest

The seats will be used on about 100 Lufthansa and Swiss aircraft. The first seats are scheduled to be handed over in the last quarter of 2022.

Recaro promises Lufthansa that the CL3710’s modular design will reduce maintenance and lower operating costs. The seat has a six-way adjustable headrest with neck support. “Personal mobile devices can be easily stored in the seat’s foldable storage area,” says Ricaro.

CL3810 modified for A330 and Boeing 747

The CL3810 will be a modification of the Swiss Airbus A330-300 and a Lufthansa Boeing 747-8. Recaro promises “comfortable upholstery with layers of foam.” Beneficial for the operator: The seat is 15 percent lighter than the previous seat, thus reducing fuel consumption.

On the other hand, Lufthansa Premium Economy Seat comes from Zim Aircraft Seating – Read here how it’s done.

In the gallery above you can see the Recaro CL3710 in Lufthansa build.