SR Technics has completed the cabin modifications for Edelweiss’ Airbus A320 fleet of six aircraft.
This involved reconfiguring the aircraft cabin layout and replacing seats, galleys and lavatories. The new layout allowed an additional seat row to be added to each plane, thus increasing Edelweiss’ per-flight capacity. In conjunction with the cabin modifications, the carrier also asked SR Technics to add a wireless Panasonic In-Flight Entertainment (IFE) system to all of the A320s.
Since several of the aircraft were due for heavy maintenance visits, SR Technics coordinated the work to coincide with these inspections in order to keep ground time to a minimum. The work on all six planes was done at SR Technics’ Center of Excellence in Zurich, and delivered on schedule.
“We work in close partnership with our customers to incorporate their special needs. Together with Edelweiss, we designed a cabin which is optimized for leisure flights with additional seat capacity and upgraded in-flight experience. Our engineering and maintenance teams worked in parallel to ensure that each aircraft was delivered on time,” said Michael Sattler, Head of Aircraft Services at SR Technics.
“We would like to thank SR Technics and the whole crew that worked on this project. They were essential to keeping downtimes to a minimum and getting the planes back into the air as scheduled,” explained Lorenz Thöni, Chief Technical Officer from Edelweiss.