DELTA777
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Who Makes Seats?

Thu Apr 04, 2002 2:18 am

Does anyone know some airline seat manufacturers? all I know is Weber. any other ones? preferably, whoever makes Continental`s seats.

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spk
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RE: Who Makes Seats?

Thu Apr 04, 2002 2:45 am

I know a few other manufacturers...

Recaro
Aviointeriors
BAE (if remember correctly)
 
fsimmer
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RE: Who Makes Seats?

Thu Apr 04, 2002 7:02 am

I know Recaro makes airline seats.

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fsimmer
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RE: Who Makes Seats?

Thu Apr 04, 2002 7:05 am

My company, CHC ordered some airline seats from Augusta, but I don't think they ever got them.
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AAgent
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RE: Who Makes Seats?

Thu Apr 04, 2002 7:12 am

You can add Rumbold to the list. They manufacture the first class seating for American Airlines 777's.

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John
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RE: Who Makes Seats?

Thu Apr 04, 2002 7:25 am

JEPPESEN is another large manufacturer of airline seats.
 
prebennorholm
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RE: Who Makes Seats?

Thu Apr 04, 2002 7:51 am

I don't know about first class seats.

Y class seats are made by dwarfs.
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BWIrwy4
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RE: Who Makes Seats?

Thu Apr 04, 2002 8:01 am

I thought they were made by sadists, Preben. Big grin
 
CF-CPI
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RE: Who Makes Seats?

Thu Apr 04, 2002 9:15 am

In addition to the ones mentioned, there are SICMA and SOCEA in France, BE Aerospace and Jepson Burns in the US. BE is the supplier of DL Business Elite, and UA and AA Business Class seats.
 
mikeymike
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RE: Who Makes Seats?

Thu Apr 04, 2002 9:29 am

Rumbold took on the name of their owner Britax after they merged with Contour.

Britax
B/E
Koito
Sicma
Avio
Sogerma
Flying Service
Reynard
Weber
Brice
4Flight
Recaro
 
DELTA777
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RE: Who Makes Seats?

Thu Apr 04, 2002 12:04 pm

thanks for all the help.

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lanperu
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What About EK's?

Thu Apr 04, 2002 4:13 pm

Who makes EK's seats? They look so comfortable! Approximatley how much does each seat cost? Y and F anyone have any ideas?
 
LY744
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RE: Who Makes Seats?

Thu Apr 04, 2002 10:52 pm

What's the weight of an average seat?

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RE: Who Makes Seats?

Thu Apr 04, 2002 11:45 pm

The 'sleeper suites' as used by the likes of BA, AA, UA and SQ cost between US$50k and US$100k each. J class seats will cost up to US$50k for a pair; and Y class seats can range from a couple of thousand US$ each to more than US$10k each depending on the IFE fit.
 
bsergonomics
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RE: Who Makes Seats?

Thu Apr 04, 2002 11:51 pm

I don't know for definite but I think that IPECO make civilian seats. They certainly make military seats (non-ejection).

Price-wise, I think that a couple of years ago, the navigator's seat for a C-130 (a bit special - it has to swivel) was about £10000 (about US$16000). It's also the most comfortable aircraft seat I've ever used (better than business class, although narrower).
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