Press release

China Southern Airlines renews its partnership with STELIA Aerospace for its new B777-300 ER long-haul fleet
10 December 2018

After being selected by China Southern Airlines to equip its B777-300 ER in 2013 and its A330-300 in 2017, STELIA Aerospace has been selected by the Chinese carrier again for its new B777-300 ER long-haul aircraft.

China Southern Airlines renouvelle sa confiance à STELIA Aerospace et choisit le fauteuil Classes Affaires SOLSTYS pour sa nouvelle flotte long-courrier B777-300 ER

China Southern Airlines has indeed decided to renew its partnership with STELIA Aerospace, by choosing the bespoke SOLSTYS Business Class seat for its B777-300 ER aircraft, with an ultra-optimised programme leadtime.

Always keen on improving the comfort of its customers, China Southern Airlines has selected the enhanced SOLSTYS seat, specifically customised:

– Direct aisle access
– Large and comfortable full-flat bed
– High privacy
– High reliability and high quality finishes of the seat
– Cost-efficient maintenance

Other features include more stowage space, integrated reading lights and a large meal table. Passengers can also enjoy a more personalised and interactive experience in terms of Inflight Entertainment, with a 16” full high-definition touchscreen monitor and easily understandable seat function unit control.

Thierry KANENGIESER, VP Cabin Interior, STELIA Aerospace, said: “China Southern Airlines confirms its confidence in STELIA Aerospace by selecting the proven comfortable and reliable SOLSTYS seat, which will now be flying on their additional 777-300 ER aircraft. We are very proud of the long partnership that our two companies have built over the past years and we will continue to invest and support China Southern Airlines strongly for its future development needs”.

About STELIA Aerospace:

With a turnover of 2,2 billion euros and 7,000 employees worldwide (4,500 in France and 2,500 in North America, Tunisia and Morocco), STELIA Aerospace is one of the world leaders in the field of aerostructures, pilot seats and Business class and First class passenger seats. STELIA Aerospace designs and manufactures the front fuselage sections for the entire Airbus family, as well as fuselage sections and specific sub-assemblies for Airbus, fully equipped wings for ATR, fully equipped central fuselages for Bombardier’s Global 7500, and complex metallic and composite aerostructure parts for Boeing, Bombardier, Embraer, Northrop-Grumman…

STELIA Aerospace’s luxury and bespoke First Class and Business Class seats are the first choice for prestige airlines worldwide. Engineering and manufacturing offices in Europe (Rochefort & Salaunes, FRANCE) and Africa (Casablanca, MOROCCO) create an inspired range. From the ‘cocooning’ CELESTE® to the efficient EQUINOX® and the luxurious OPAL®,, there’s a solution for every airline and aircraft. The new SYMPHONY®, designed with the best in mind, joins the best selling ranks of SOLSTYS® and SOLSTYS® III, offering Business Class excellence, while the ULTIMATE 17® provides unparalleled First Class luxury.

All products have FAA and EASA approvals and are qualified for their relevant Boeing and Airbus platforms.

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