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Press Release: Recaro to supply seats to Alaska Airlines’ new 737 MAXs

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Press Release hub banner blue with title in red white and blueRecaro Aircraft Seating has received additional orders to outfit Alaska Airlines’ (Alaska) new B737 MAX aircraft with 13 shipsets of the CL4710 and BL3530 seats.

Alaska is the first carrier to order more Boeing B737 MAX aircraft after it was cleared by the FAA.

The BL3530 offers passengers premium comfort and innovative amenities, and its low weight appeals to customers because it contributes to reduced fuel consumption and minimizes the aircraft’s carbon footprint.

“I’m glad that Alaska has appreciated the quality of our robust CL4710 and BL3530 seats to select them on several different occasions. We are inspired by their mission to enhance the passenger journey while remaining committed to sustainable solutions,” said Mark Hiller, CEO and Shareholder at Recaro Aircraft Seating.

“If 2020 proved anything, Recaro and Alaska both face challenges head-on, and we are privileged to have called them a partner for the past decade.”

Alaska was the original launch customer for the CL4710, which was designed specifically for domestic and shorter international flights. The award-winning business class seat is characterized by its unique level of comfort and functionality, as well as its flexible equipment options.

“Guests love our new seats. From the adjustable footrest and cup holder in first class, to the conveniently placed charging ports and tablet holder in the main cabin, there so many thoughtful details in the seat design for everyone,” said Amber Simonsen, Director of Product Development & Delivery at Alaska Airlines.

Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, Alaska Airlines serves more than 115 destinations across the United States and North America.

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About Recaro Aircraft Seating

Recaro Aircraft Seating sees itself as a solution provider for its customers. As a global supplier of premium aircraft seats for airlines and OEMs, the companyfocusses on its vision “driving comfort in the sky. Recaro has employed more than2,700 people worldwide and completed 2019 with a revenue of €716 million. It is the global market leader in economy class seating. To secure its strategic position, Recaro is investing in product innovation and in business class seating. Over the next couple ofyears, it will also invest in expanding its headquarters in Schwaebisch Hall as well asits sitesin China Poland and the US. The aim: become market leader in economy and business class seating while maintaining a permanent customer focus.

About Recaro Group

The Recaro Group comprises the independently operating divisions Recaro Aircraft Seating in Schwaebisch Hall and Recaro Gaming in Stuttgart as well as the Recaro Holding located in Stuttgart. The automotive seating business as well as the child seat and stroller business are operated by licensees.