Vietjet and Safran Seats sign an agreement to equip up to 24,000 Economy class seat Z200 for 120 Boeing 737 MAX fleet. The first aircraft are planned for deliveries to Thai Vietjet starting mid-2024.
The Z200 is the latest addition to Safran Seats range for short and medium haul economy class seats. This new generation is one kilogram lighter than the previous one and will highly contribute to the airline long-term sustainability objective; in reducing fuel costs and carbon emissions.
Vietjet has chosen options dedicated to passengers’ connectivity needs aboard the aircraft. This seat include a PED (Portable Electronic Device) holder and USB ports and combines comfort, lightness and durability. Especially, the Z200 Efficient+ configuration brings to airlines an optimized total cost of ownership thanks to its low weight, parts quantity reduction & ease of maintenance.
Dinh Viet Phuong, Vietjet CEO said, “The selection of the latest generation seat Z200 affirms Vietjet's commitment to modernizing our fleet by investing in the core details of the aircraft’s cabin interior to ensure passengers’ utmost comfort and convenience. The advanced technology and rich experience of the industry leaders like Safran will also support Vietjet to continue reaching higher technical reliability and operation optimization, thus bringing the most enjoyable and affordable flying experiences to all of our passengers."
Victoria Foy, CEO of Safran Seats states, “We are thrilled to provide Vietjet with our latest generation of Economy class seats. This is the first time that we partner together, and we are delighted to support Vietjet’s operations for the years to come. We wish their passengers a very good flight experience".