TSI Seats enters brand-building programme


Turkish aircraft seating manufacturer, TSI Seats, has been accepted into the TurQuality Support Program, an initiative that aims to expand Turkish brands globally. TSI Seats is the first aircraft cabin interior company to enter the programme.

TurQuality is an accreditation system designed to make the products of its member companies international benchmarks, and to create awareness of key values such as quality and novelty. As a “national brand-building programme”, TurQuality’s goal is to facilitate and support the success of Turkish brands on the international stage.

Entry to the programme may assist TSI Seats with its aim of becoming a top-five aircraft seat manufacturer in the global market by 2025, which it is preparing for by rapidly increasing its production capacity from 50,000 pax per year, to 100,000 pax per year over the next few years.

TurQuality believes that long-term international success is almost impossible for companies only focusing on export figures and not the importance of building a strong brand. In 2019, with the aim of strengthening its global brand, TSI Seats set its goal of joining the TurQuality programme, examined its targets for entry, and spent the next 12 months preparing.

Under the terms of the TurQuality programme, the Turkish government pays 50% of costs relating to patent / utility model and trademark registration; expenses related to environmental and quality certificates; employment costs in foreign countries; promotional materials, advertising and marketing activities; expenses related to foreign entities; consultancy expenditures for institutionalisation; and management and IT consulting costs.


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Ever since his first flight on a TriStar, Adam has loved air travel, and since becoming editor of the Aircraft Interiors International brand he has really enjoyed the opportunity to be involved with the latest aircraft and airline products before they are even launched. Adam co-ordinates the running of the magazine, from commissioning articles and artwork, to ensuring that high standards of quality are maintained, as well as managing online content. Adam is proud to sit on the jury of the Crystal Cabin Awards and to have laid on the bed in Etihad's Residence.

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