Press Release: LOT places first Recaro seat order for new 737-800s


For the first time, Polish airline LOT selected Recaro Aircraft Seating to equip its Boeing 737-800s. In just eight months, the first of nine shipsets with the BL3710 economy class seat will be delivered to LOT.

“We attach great importance to progress, quality and comfort. The site in Poland was crucial for us to have Recaro produce the seats for our B737 aircraft,“ says Rafał Milczarski, CEO of LOT Polish Airlines.

In just eight months, a total of 186 BL3710 economy class seats will be produced for LOT. Rafał Milczarski confirmed that delivery of the aircraft fully equipped with Recaro seats is scheduled for the first quarter of 2019.

Dr. Mark Hiller, CEO and Shareholder, RECARO Aircraft Seating, Rafał Milczarski, CEO LOT Polish Airlines. Image: Recaro

At a joint event with Rafał Milczarski, Dr. Mark Hiller, Chief Executive Officer and Shareholder of Recaro Aircraft Seating highlighted: “We are very proud of this first order from LOT. Especially when you have a Polish production site for aircraft seats and now for dress covers as well, an order from the national airline represents an outstanding vote of recognition in our performance.”


The new BL3710 economy class seat from Recaro Aircraft Seating sets itself apart with an ideal balance between lightweight design and comfort. It weighs less than ten kilograms and fully meets Recaro’s exacting quality standard.

The BL3710 enables airlines to offer their customers outstanding comfort and to benefit from economic efficiency.

With numerous equipment options, the seat can be adapted to individual airline requirements. A tablet holder and various comfort features are available with the BL3710, enabling the aircraft seat to be deployed for both short- and medium-haul routes.