ZIM Aircraft Seating delivers premium economy class seats for Air New Zealand's new long-haul cabin concept

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Immenstaad am Bodensee, July 1, 2022ZIM Aircraft Seating, known for its world-leading development, design and manufacture of aircraft seats, supplies the premium economy class seats for Air New Zealand's innovative new cabin concept. From 2024, the New Zealand airline wants to offer long-haul customers the best possible sleeping experience with the redesigned cabin of its Boeing 787-9 “Dreamliner” fleet. The concept comprises five different comfort classes. More privacy and protected space in which you can sit back in peace and quiet without disturbing the person behind you — this is how Air New Zealand describes the new premium economy cabin. ZIM Aircraft Seating seats are an important part of this experience.

Thanks to its highly innovative seating equipment, the ZIMPrivacy new standards for comfort and privacy and brings business class comfort to premium economy class. It enables healthier and more functional sitting positions and includes a variety of other amenities such as wireless charging, personal reading light, and ambient mood lighting. With its generous storage space and large table, passengers can both work and relax during their flight. In addition, the fixed backrest shell design enables a passenger experience without taking up valuable cabin space. “We are delighted that Air New Zealand has chosen our premium economy seat,” said Sven Achilles, CEO of ZIM Aircraft Seating. “We also see this as recognition of our efforts to develop innovative aviation solutions that enable airlines to offer significantly more comfort while optimising space requirements and reducing operating costs. ” About ZIM Aircraft SeatingZIM Aircraft Seating GmbH develops and produces economy, premium economy and business class seats for commercial passenger aircraft. The main customers are renowned international airlines and aircraft manufacturers. The head office is located in Immenstaad on Lake Constance, and production is located in nearby Markdorf. Since the end of February 2020, the company has been majority-owned by the AURELIUS Group, an asset manager active throughout Europe with offices in Munich, London, Stockholm, Madrid, Amsterdam, Milan and Luxembourg.

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