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Acro Earns Airbus Premium Supplier Rating

Acro Aircraft Seating has achieved a significant milestone as a Premium Supplier for Airbus. This recognition applies to Economy Class and Premium Economy Class Seats of the BFE catalog 2023 July release.

Airbus publishes the supplier support rating for buyer-furnished equipment as part of the Airbus Buyer Furnished Equipment (BFE) Product Catalogue. This guide assists customers in their selection process as they configure their aircraft. Airbus publishes this rating twice a year based on three critical performance metrics.

  • Delivery performance
  • Quality Performance
  • Technical Performance
Airbus certificate of Acro Aircraft Seating's Premium Supplier Rating

Acro’s Airbus Premium Supplier Rating: A Significant Accomplishment

Achieving the ‘Premium Supplier’ status from Airbus is a significant accomplishment. The company notes it is a testament to Acro’s unwavering commitment to quality and precision in design and manufacturing processes. Neil Cairns, Chief Executive of Acro, expresses immense satisfaction at this latest endorsement of their work.

“This award takes our longstanding partnership with Airbus and our customers to a new level,” he says. “We look forward to reaping the commercial benefits which this rating will unlock for our business across the world.”

“As ‘Premium Supplier’ indicates, we’re not only setting the bar high on innovative design, we are also delivering on the essential practicalities which make our products very robust and reliable in operation,” Cairns continues. “Across the entire journey from design to delivery, we have positioned ourselves as a high-performing and trusted supplier. Our superb Economy and Premium Class seating is thoughtfully conceived, making it lighter and more sustainable than ever before whilst ensuring outstanding value for our customers: a key priority in a challenging marketplace.”

“We look forward to deepening our relationship with Airbus as, together, we work to achieve the high technical, logistic, and quality standard required to meet rising customer expectations and set new standards for our industry,” Cairns concludes.

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Acro’s Economy Class Seats

Acro offers nine models of Economy class seats suited to narrow and widebody aircraft. Acro engineers seats to give passengers more room onboard while reducing the seats’ weight and maintenance requirements. The seats have various options, including fixed back or recline and IFE-screen fittings. 

Acro’s Series 7 Narrowbody Domestic Business Class Seat

The Acro Series 7 elevates Domestic Business comfort with its sleek ergonomic design and detailed finish. It increases passenger space with a minimum seat width of 21.5″. Features like a unique easy-access recline mechanism further enhance its quality. The seats’ creative engineering and design ensure low maintenance.

Acro’s Accelerate Program for Aircraft Lessors 

Acro Aircraft Seating’s custom Lessor service, AcroAccelerate, specifically designed for narrowbody aircraft, offers swift turnaround during lease transitions. This service offers pre-designed seat options suited to different cabin layouts.

About Acro Aircraft Seating

Acro Aircraft Seating has firmly established itself as a global leader in the manufacture of passenger seats for commercial airlines. Since its inception in 2007, the company has consistently delivered robust, lightweight, innovative seating solutions while offering superior passenger comfort and ample living space. 

The firm’s strategic global footprint includes its UK headquarters in Crick, Northamptonshire, a significant presence in Shanghai, and Customer Support Operations in the USA. Acro seats fly on more than 50 airlines worldwide. Acro Aircraft Seating has also earned trust and recognition from the world’s leading aircraft leasing companies as a preferred supplier. 

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