Geven has outfitted the first A330-800neo of Uganda Airlines with Piuma AQ Economy and Comoda AQ Premium Economy Class sustainable seats.
“The enthusiasm and outstanding integration of Uganda, Airbus and Geven teams have played a significant role in this successful delivery. We have worked closely with a cooperative approach from the early stages of this 9 months process. Grateful for Uganda Airlines’ trust, we look forward to continue and strengthen our collaboration in the future” said Alberto Veneruso Managing Director of Geven.
“We are proud of our beautifully equipped plane which features a three-class layout, including a fully lie-flat business class” said Cornwell Muleya, CEO of Uganda Airlines.
“Outfitting the Economy Class of the A330-800neo with 210 Piuma AQ in a 2-4-2 layout, brings total seat number installed of this model up to 80,000 units,” said Giovanni Vitiello, Program Manager (PMP) at Geven. “This ergonomic shaped-seat has a reclining backrest up to 6”. Piuma AQ has been providing comfort on board aircrafts representing the choice that delivers remarkable passenger experience and cost efficiency,” continued Vitiello.
With a full integrated IFE by SPI with 10.1-inch video, the light weight Piuma AQ (Italian for feather) also features a headrest, generous in-arm table, and charging points. There is also a coat hook, literature and amenity pocket. The orange and bronze leather seat covers, and headrests are branded for the airline.
Installed in a 2-3-2 configuration, the premium economy Comoda AQ (Italian for comfortable) is a passenger-centric comfort seat with large and reclining 8-inch backrest.
A leather central console design features a soft touch 4.5-inch armcap and an integrated PED holder.
The adjustable four-way headrest has differential friction on headrest lobes for easy adjustment and proper head support.
Comoda AQ also features a soft touch 2-inch armrest for passengers with disabilities.
Each seat features a fully integrated 11.6-inch IFE screen from SPI, while each seat also offers a rigid bottle holder device, separate coat hook, power supply for electronic charge, lower literature and amenity back mounted pocket.
The in-arm table is in a single leaf configuration. The colours of Africa inspire the customised design cushions. Horizontal striped fabric with black fine stitching and Harvest-Gold Leather Cover for headrests.