Acro Aircraft Seating is pleased to announce it has been selected by Spring Airlines, the leading low-cost airline in mainland China, to manufacture its Series 3 ST+ Economy Class seat for a major linefit programme, comprising of forty five Airbus A320 and fifteen A321 narrowbody aircraft.
Acro commenced the engineering project a year ago and Spring Airlines’ first aircraft is scheduled to enter service in the coming weeks.
Alan McInnes, SVP Sales, commented: “We are proud to be working with Spring Airlines as our first customer in China. The Series 3 ST+ seat is the proven choice for the hard-working fleet of a low-cost carrier, such as Spring Airlines, as it delivers exceptional comfort and an extremely low-cost of ownership.”
Continued McInnes: “Acro designed and certified several new features for the Spring Airlines programme. Of note is the larger ST+ table, which offers the passenger a significant increase in table size and also achieves a significant weight saving through the manufacturing process.”
“We are very pleased that Spring Airlines is the launch customer for this new “+ size” table design and we look forward to working with them on the delivery of this exciting programme.”
The seat is HIC certified and other Series 3 ST+ seat features selected by Spring Airlines include a fixed pre-reclined seatback, leather literature pocket and as with every seat in the Acro seating family, it provides exceptional living space thus delivering ‘Perfect Comfort for Passengers.’