China Southern Airlines has signed a memorandum of understanding with AIM Altitude, a designer and manufacturer of cabin interiors. As per the agreement, Aim Altitude will oversee the airline’s 737 MAX Galley programme.
The signing and announcement of the MoU were conducted during the recent China International Import Expo in Shanghai.
Commenting on the MoU, Matthew Eyre, vice president Corporate Accounts at AIM Altitude, said: “AIM Altitude is delighted to have been selected by China Southern for this 737 MAX Galley programme and to be signing this agreement at such an important international trade and exhibition event.
“This MOU is a result of the long-term relationship that we have developed with China Southern, although this is our first contract award from them as part of AVIC Cabin Systems. We look forward to the prospect of further developing our partnership in the future.”
As per the agreement, which will see deliveries begin as early as July 2019 and follow all the way through to December 2020, China Southern’s 737 MAX aircraft will be fitted with AIM Altitude’s full suite of galley systems. These include the company’s newest range of galleys built with light-weight materials and featuring an easy-access design.
In addition to its cabin interiors, which are reportedly utilised by a number of global airlines on Airbus and Boeing, Aim Altitude designs and manufacturers social areas, bars and lounges.