Allegiant to line fit A320s with Acro seats
- May 19 2017 02:04 PM
Acro Aircraft Seating announced today the successful completion of a ‘Series 3 Superlight ST’ slim-line Economy Class seat line fit development program for Allegiant Air with shipset delivery to Hamburg.
The contract consists of 12 Airbus A320-200’s. Ten are scheduled for delivery during 2017 and the remaining two in 2018. Since 2013, Acro has retrofitted more than 40 A319s/A320s for Allegiant Air with a further four on order for 2017.
“We have been extremely happy with Acro Aircraft Seating in our fleet,” said Jude Bricker, Allegiant Executive Vice President and chief operating officer. “For years, Acro has been a trusted and reliable partner, providing a high-quality product.”
This announcement follows an agreement with Airbus during January 2017, for Acro products to be included in their BFE (Buyer Furnished Equipment) Catalog.
“We are delighted to continue our partnership with Allegiant Air,” said Alan McInnes, Senior Vice President Sales of Acro. “We have worked hard to grow Acro by investing in our staff, product innovation and supporting infrastructure, this is also our second linefit for a US customer. Our established offices in both Miami and Kuala Lumpur enable us to be closer to our customers, address growth demand in North America and Asia and help pursue our vision of perfect comfort for passengers.”