Posted on: 24 January 2019 by Kimberley Young
STELIA Aerospace has been selected by Turkish Airlines to provide bespoke business class seating for its newly ordered B787-9 and A350-900 aircraft.
The new seating will be fitted on the 25 Boeing 787-9 and 25 Airbus A350-900 aircraft recently ordered by the airline. Deliveries are set to begin in the summer of 2019.
The new business class chair, ‘Full Flat, Full Access, Full Privacy,” has been tailored for Turkish Airlines and features full-flat beds, 44″ legroom, adjustable dividers between alternating rows for centre seats to customise privacy level and lowerable armrests.
Other details include larger storage spaces, built-in reading lights, and a large meal table. The seats are also upholstered in Alcantara padding, a material used for sports cars interiors. Seats also features an 18” high-definition touch screen monitor.
Thierry Kanengieser, VP Cabin Interior of STELIA Aerospace, said: “This custom-made Business Class Chair has been developed for Turkish Airlines to be their best chair, to enhance the comfort of passengers on their long-haul flights. We are very keen to customise our products at every stage of their design, in order to best meet the expectations and needs of our customers. This new chair combines both comfort and innovative design.