Expliseat, a French startup company that produces aircraft seats, is offering a lightweight economy-class seat for the Boeing 737. Expliseat seats can be found in some Airbus A320 and ATR 42/72 cabins. The titanium-composite 737 seat, dubbed TiSeat E2, is 60% lighter than the competition, Expliseat said. Its weight per passenger stands at 5 kg (11 lb.). On a Boeing 737-10, the total weight reduction is estimated at up to 1.7 metric ton (3,700 lb.). This translates to a 4% fuel consumption ...


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