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Seating Strategy

2018-01-22 aviationweek
Boeing's move into the seat-production business will do more than remove uncertainty from its supply chain. It also places the OEM into another reliable aftermarket business—one that fits with its goal of driving its Boeing Global Services (BGS) expansion through organic growth. The announcement that Boeing and automotive-seat specialist Adient will collaborate on a joint venture should give the OEM some protection against incumbent seat suppliers, notably Zodiac Aerospace, .

Airbus deliveries rise, as supplier's industrial crisis eases

2018-01-19 cnbc
Key suppliers to Airbus are overcoming problems blamed for delays in deliveries of passenger jets, allowing the European planemaker to resume increases in planned production for its newest models, a senior Airbus executive said.

UPDATE 1-Airbus says supplier bottlenecks easing as deliveries rise

2018-01-19 reuters
NANTES, France, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Key suppliers to Airbus are overcoming problems blamed for delays in deliveries of passenger jets, allowing the European planemaker to resume increases in planned production for its newest models, a senior Airbus executive said.

Airbus says supplier bottlenecks easing as deliveries rise

2018-01-19 reuters
NANTES, France, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Key aerospace suppliers are getting on top of problems blamed for delays in deliveries of passenger jets, allowing Airbus to resume increases in planned production for its newest models, a senior Airbus executive said.

UPDATE 1-Boeing to make aircraft seats with car supplier Adient to cut delays

2018-01-17 reuters
(Reuters) - Boeing is moving into making aircraft seats in a bid to reduce costly delays to deliveries by plane manufacturers, forming a joint venture with car seating leader Adient.

Director Named For Safran-Zodiac Merger

2018-01-08 aviationweek
LYON, France—In a further step toward making the takeover of Zodiac Aerospace a reality, Safran has appointed Hélène Moreau-Leroy director of the Zodiac integration project, the Paris-based company announced Jan. 8. She is tasked with preparing the integration of Zodiac and reports to Jean-Jacques Orsini, Safran executive vice president of performance and competitiveness. Moreau-Leroy was previously CEO of Safran Transmission Systems.

Safran Appoints Director For Zodiac Merger

2018-01-08 aviationweek
LYON, France—In a further step toward making the takeover of Zodiac Aerospace a reality, Safran has appointed Hélène Moreau-Leroy director of the Zodiac integration project, the Paris-based company announced Jan. 8. She is tasked with preparing the integration of Zodiac and reports to Jean-Jacques Orsini, Safran executive vice president of performance and competitiveness. Moreau-Leroy was previously CEO of Safran Transmission Systems.

Business Class Seats A Weighty Issue On Ultra Long Range Flights

2018-01-03 aviationweek
Airlines are finding that the business-class seats they have ordered for aircraft they plan to deploy on ultra-long-range routes are heavier than expected and could limit their ability to economically operate flights in excess of 16 hr., according to the chief executive of German seat-maker Recaro Aircraft Seating.

Premium-Seat Weight On Long-Range Flights Could Mar Bottom Line

2018-01-02 aviationweek
Airlines are finding that the business-class seats they have ordered for aircraft they plan to deploy on ultra-long-range routes are heavier than expected and could limit their ability to economically operate flights in excess of 16 hr., according to the chief executive of German seat-maker Recaro Aircraft Seating.

Aircraft Seat Actuation System Market worth $730.7 M by 2022

2018-01-02 asdnews
The report, now available on ASDReports, "Aircraft Seat Actuation System Market by Type (Electro-Mechanical, Hydraulic, Pneumatic), Seat Class (Business, Economy, Premium Economy, First), Component (Hardware, Software), End User (OEM, Aftermarket), Aircraft Type - Global Forecast to 2022", The aircraft seat actuation systemmarket is projected to grow from an estimated USD 507.1 million in 2017 to USD 730. (13-0)

Aircraft Seat Actuation System Market worth $730.7 M by 2022

2017-12-27 asdnews
The report, now available on ASDReports, "Aircraft Seat Actuation System Market by Type (Electro-Mechanical, Hydraulic, Pneumatic), Seat Class (Business, Economy, Premium Economy, First), Component (Hardware, Software), End User (OEM, Aftermarket), Aircraft Type - Global Forecast to 2022", The aircraft seat actuation systemmarket is projected to grow from an estimated USD 507.1 million in 2017 to USD 730. (13-0)

EU mergers and takeovers (Dec 20)

2017-12-20 reuters
BRUSSELS, Dec 20 (Reuters) - The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process: (169-0)

EU mergers and takeovers (Dec 18)

2017-12-18 reuters
BRUSSELS, Dec 18 (Reuters) - The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process: (169-0)

EU mergers and takeovers (Dec 15)

2017-12-15 reuters
BRUSSELS, Dec 15 (Reuters) - The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process: (142-0)

Exclusive: EU regulators set to clear Safran, Zodiac deal - source

2017-12-15 reuters
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators are expected to approve without conditions French aero engine maker Safran’s (SAF.PA) bid for aircraft seats, toilets and galleys maker Zodiac Aerospace (ZODC.PA), a person familiar with the matter said on Friday. (3-0)