SWISS adds new European seats

New SWISS Business and SWISS Economy seats
have been placed throughout SWISS’ European fleet of 52 aircraft
offering passengers flying within Europe greater legroom and seating
comfort.SWISS announced this seat refurbishment program last October for its
European fleet beginning with the Airbus A320. Since then, the entire
short-haul Airbus fleet (A319, A320, A321), and all Avro RJ100s of the
Swiss European Air Lines subsidiary have been equipped with the new
seats. The new Recaro seats consist of carbon frames and leather
upholstery. Additional leg room was made available by placing the seat
pocket at the rear higher than on previous seating models. As the new
seats are constructed of lighter materials, there is substantially lower
aircraft weight, too, which permits corresponding further reductions in
fuel burn.  The investment in these new seats is a further component in
SWISS’ ongoing quality drive. By continuously investing in its product,
both in the air and on the ground, SWISS is steadily consolidating and
further refining its position as a leading quality airline.