Seaborne Airlines hires Erie Aviation to upgrade planes

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Seaborne serves most of the Caribbean from its San Juan hub.

Seaborne serves most of the Caribbean from its San Juan hub.

Seaborne Airlines has reached agreement with Erie Aviation Inc. to perform aircraft upgrades to its SAAB 340B cabins. The financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed Wednesday.

The new cabin will feature Erie Aviation’s Textile Group/Green Sky Textiles customized new bulkhead covering, new sidewall and new carpeting for the fleet as well as LED cabin lighting with “mood light” option. It introduces some of the latest technology and innovations available in cabin interiors, Seaborne said.

“Seaborne, as the fastest growing airlines in the Caribbean, has based our business model on exemplary customer service,” said JJ Cruz, vice president of maintenance & engineering for Seaborne. “This fleet upgrade is just the latest example of how Seaborne continues to invest in our customers.”

Seaborne Airlines has been operating in the Caribbean for more than 23 years, carrying approximately 2.5 million customers. Erie Aviation, including its affiliate Green Sky Textiles, is a Part 21 manufacturer, distributor, and FAR 145 repair station for commercial airline cabin equipment, including but not limited to aircraft lighting and textiles.

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