(Wellington, Fla., April 8, 2008) -- B/E Aerospace, Inc. (Nasdaq:BEAV), the world's leading manufacturer of aircraft cabin interior products and the leading aftermarket distributor of aerospace fasteners, today announced that it has won the prestigious Crystal Cabin Award for passenger comfort. B/E Aerospace won the award for a Super First Class suite that was designed and manufactured for Jet Airways, a leading Indian international airline.
Jet Airways' Super First Class suites feature dual sliding doors which create private suites, offering unrivalled privacy, comfort and personal space that includes a fully flat bed, enhanced interactive in-flight entertainment, dining for two and luxurious amenities.
The annual Crystal Cabin Award is sponsored by Aircraft Interiors International Magazine and the Aircraft Interiors Expo and recognizes excellence in aircraft interior innovations which improve passenger comfort. This unique honor for outstanding cabin products and concepts is highly prestigious within the aircraft cabin interior industry. B/E Aerospace was presented the award at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, Germany, the world's largest exhibition exclusively dedicated to airline cabin interior design and engineering.
"We are privileged to have been recognized by our industry for the celebrated Crystal Cabin Award for passenger comfort. We are especially pleased that our Super First Class suites have received such extraordinarily positive customer response and that they have proven to be a major success for Jet Airways. This award further reinforces our market position as the leading provider of premium class aircraft cabin interior products and over the last twelve months we have won 80 percent of the Super First Class programs which have been awarded. We continue to experience exceptionally strong market interest for our super first class environments, as other major international airlines recognize the increased yields and profitability associated with these high-end premium solutions," said Amin J. Khoury, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of B/E Aerospace, Inc.