The first A330-800neo of Uganda Airlines has taken off with Geven’s new piuma AQ Economy and comoda AQ Premium economy class sustainable seats.
“We are delighted to be Uganda Airlines’ choice for the outfitting of the long haul Economy and Premium Economy Class on such a rare aircraft, said Geven’s managing director, Alberto Veneruso.
“Working together with Uganda’s team for the first time was a huge inspiration for Geven. 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.”
With a full integrated IFE by SPI with 10.1” video, Piuma AQ also features headrest, in-arm Table, power supply for electronic charge and light weight design features which give the name Piuma AQ (the Italian for feather) to this model. Coat hook, literature and amenity pocket are also included and are decorated in an orange and bronze leather seat cover.
The aircraft’s premium economy class seats, Pax of Comoda AQ, are installed in a 2-3-2 configuration, with large and reclining 8” backrest.
“We are excited about the delivery of the A330-800neo which strengthens our fleet capabilities and introduces the desired comfort standards for our long-haul operations. We are proud of our beautifully equipped plane which features a three class layout, including a fully lie-flat business class” said Uganda Airlines CEO Cornwell Muleya.
“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”, added Geven’s program maneger, Giovanni Vitiello.
The leather central console design of the economy seat features a soft touch 4.5” armcap and does not sacrifice foot and leg space. In addition the central console integrates a PED holder. The adjustable four-way headrest, with differential friction on headrest lobes for easy adjustment and proper head support.
The Premium Economy seat of Geven’s family line also features a soft touch 2” armrest for disabled people with discrete and secret device. The full-integrated IFE by SPI with 11.6” video improves entertainment onboard, and each seat is equipped with a rigid bottle holder device, separate coat hook, power supply for electronic charge, lower literature and amenity back mounted pocket.