Pitch Aircraft Seating Systems (Pitch), a manufacturer of economy class seating, has secured a contract with leasing company, SAAL to retrofit the Antonov 158 for two different airlines. The contract is for Pitch’s PF3000 seating model.
Gary Doy, CEO of Pitch stated, “This announcement further strengths our partnership with the Antonov family and cements our relationship between all of these companies. Pitch is very pleased to be awarded this contract with SAAL and very excited about 2019.
Ralf-Dieter Montag-Girmes, president of SAAL added, “This partnership allows us to modernize the interior of the Antonov 148/158 cabin for our clients in Latin America. The Pitch brand has a reputation for innovation and design with its highly durable efficient fixed back seat.
“This retrofit will allow our lessees to operate the aircraft in a very efficient way given the attractive value for money and excellent five-year warranty on offer. The AN 148/158 family is ideal for the South American market with its unique high altitude capabilities and its ability to land nearly everywhere.”