Premium aircraft interiors manufacturer, Contour Aerospace Limited has completed a multi-million pound refit of the stowage compartments and facilities in a fleet of aircraft for one of the world’s leading airlines.
Etihad Airways appointed Contour’s Camberley site to re-fit the stowage cabinets in 20 aircraft of its AIRBUS fleet. In all 115 items including closets, stowage cabinets and dividers, were provided for the airline.
The three-year process, which involved design, manufacture, delivery and fit, has now been completed by Contour, who have worked with Etihad Airways since 2006.
Contour Aerospace has provided premium and first class cabin interiors for airlines around the world for the last 75 years.
The retrofit programme with Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, is among a number of retrofit contracts won by Contour Aerospace in the last few years.
Contour’s Principal Programme Manager, Adrian Sumner who oversaw the project, said; “Contour continues to win contracts with the best airlines in the world to design and re-fit superior cabin interiors.
“Our work with such a prestigious airline as Etihad Airways is testament to our ability to deliver a superior product to the customer’s exact standard.”
Etihad Airways Senior Vice President Technical, Werner Rothenbaecher said: “As the world’s leading airline for the third year in a row, our innovative aircraft cabins play a central role in the whole onboard experience.
“Contour has been a reliable partner in our Cabin Reconfiguration Program.”
About Contour Aerospace Limited
Contour Aerospace Limited is a premium aircraft interior supplier, with the engineering knowledge and experience to design and manufacture high specification premium seating and integrated cabin interior products. The company offers clients an integrated approach to cabin interiors and provides a range of innovative solutions for any scenario or requirement. Our experience and expertise in certification and services also means that we deliver dedicated and ongoing support to our customers through the life of their programme. For more information, please visit: www.contour.aero
About Etihad Airways
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, began operations in 2003 and in 2011 carried 8.3 million passengers. From its hub at Abu Dhabi International Airport, Etihad Airways serves 82 passenger and cargo destinations in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia, and North America, with a fleet of 65 Airbus and Boeing aircraft, and 100 aircraft on order, including 10 Airbus A380s, the world’s largest passenger aircraft. For more information, please visit: www.etihadairways.com