Press release

STELIA Aerospace wins Airbus Supplier Award for its Pilot Seat activity at Paris Air Show
21 June 2019

STELIA Aerospace received an Airbus SFE (Supplier-Furnished Equipment) Supplier Support Award 2018 at Paris Air Show yesterday, for its Pilot Seat Support activity.

STELIA Aerospace is one of only 9 suppliers awarded this year for reaching the “excellent” level in each of the three ratings: Airlines, Airbus and Metrics.

The noted requirements are:

  • Product Reliability
  • Services (Spares, Repair, Technical support, Documentation, Communication, Warranty administration, Retrofits…)
  • Costs (Spare pricing, Maintenance cost).

The award was presented to Bruno DINAND, STELIA Aerospace Head of Pilot seat programs, by Klaus RICHTER, Airbus Chief Procurement Officer, and Philippe MHUN, Airbus Executive Vice President Programs and Services, in the presence of Guillaume FAURY, Airbus CEO, Christian SCHERER, Airbus Chief Commercial Officer and Christophe HENNO, STELIA Aerospace Head of Programs and Engineering.

Cédric GAUTIER, CEO of STELIA Aerospace, said: “We are very proud that STELIA Aerospace has received an award for the last 8 years in a row! This Award demonstrates, once again, our teams’ efficiency and dedication, and our customers’ Airbus and airlines satisfaction. This is of upmost importance to us, since customer satisfaction has always been, and will always be, our essential goal”.


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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