With more than one million seats equipping the fleets of the major airlines, Safran Seats is one of the world's leading suppliers of seating for passengers, crews and helicopters.
Safran Seats partners with airlines and commercial plane and helicopter manufacturers to bring its customers innovative, high added-value solutions to support them in their business. Its expertise encompasses the entire value chain of its products, from design to assembly and including certification.
Safran Seats is one of the only original equipment manufacturers to offer such a comprehensive portfolio of passenger seats. This depth of range, combined with its ability to offer made-to-measure solutions, equips it to cater for the needs of each airline, whatever their plane's usage profile or their business model: low-cost airlines, 5-star airlines, regional operators, etc. Safran Seats also positions itself today as an expert in technical seating for flight crews. The company has a firm command of all of the features, technologies and materials necessary to develop technical seats that combine safety, quality and innovation.
With 4,800 employees, half of them outside Europe, Safran Seats maintains a strong international presence, five countries in three differents continents - France, United States, Mexico, Tunisia, United Kingdom - that lets it deploy its know-how to customers on every market. Its expertise units, distributed over various locations, are specialized by area of excellence, including composites, metallic materials, simulation and computational technologies, etc. The multicultural nature of its teams (over 15 nationalities are represented) is a valuable asset and fosters complementary approaches that help develop differentiating, high added value solutions.