HAECO Americas Press Release
Jazeera Airways First Middle Eastern A320 Customer for Vector Seat
Greensboro, NC, 05 April 2017– HAECO Cabin Solutions, a division of HAECO Americas with headquarters in Greensboro, North Carolina, USA, announced today at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, Germany, that Jazeera Airways will become the first airline in the Middle East to have the VectorTM platform of aircraft seating. Jazeera Airways will also be the first airline to select the Vector for the A320.
Delivery of the first shipset is planned for September 2017. In addition to manufacturing the Vector single-aisle seats, HAECO Americas will facilitate the reconfiguration engineering and obtain the FAA/EASA certification for the installation through the supplemental type certificate process. For the Vector seats manufactured for Jazeera Airways, HAECO Americas will include USB in-seat power.
“We are delighted to boost our collaboration with Jazeera Airways as the airline continues its dynamic growth,” said Mark Peterman, President of HAECO Americas’ Cabin Solutions. “HAECO’s Vector seats, along with our other products and services, match the solid value and competitive position of Jazeera Airways and we look forward to serving them as they expand their fleet.”
Abdulla Al Hudaid, COO of Jazeera Airways said, “In just over a decade in service, Jazeera has been able to reach and maintain its leading position by offering our customers outstanding on-time performance and convenient flight times that have built passenger loyalty. Always striving to exceed passenger expectations and provide the highest cabin standards, we turned to HAECO for this ambitious program of retrofitting our entire A320 fleet with brand new seats from the exciting Vector platform.”
Since the airline launched operations in 2005, HAECO Americas has worked closely with Jazeera Airways to support its aircraft interior products and service needs.