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The Pneumatic Comfort System (PCS)

The success recipe of the Pneumatic Comfort System is that it addresses several aircraft industry needs at the same time. But the principle is remarkably simple: air-filled cushions replace conventional seat foams. This enhances the comfort experience and reduces the weight of the seat. 

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Key facts at a glance

Lantal's pneumatic seat cushions are based on a patented technology that complies with all Airbus/Boeing and EASA/FAA safety standards. Due to the existing DO/PO Agreement with the seat manufacturers, Lantal – as a Production Organization (POA, EASA Part 21 G) – is authorized to manufacture air-filled seat cushions according to EASA-approved design data) and deliver parts with an EASA Form 1.

The Pneumatic Comfort System exemplifies Lantal's pioneering spirit. What started out as a bold vision many years ago ushered in a new era for aircraft seats in 2009, thanks to entrepreneurial foresight and perseverance.

Since then, the PCS has established itself in the markeplace: leading international airlines rely on the advantages of the PCS.


Three main components define Lantal's Pneumatic Comfort System: The cushion, the air supply, and the covering. Discover the functions of each component. 

Air-filled cushions that totally replace foams are the key components of the PCS. Pressure is distributed across multiple chambers to maximize passenger comfort. Both in the sitting and lie-flat positions, the PCS automatically adjusts itself. However, passengers can always modify the firmness of the cushions to their personal preferences and pamper themselves with the integrated massage function.

An integrated pump and a valve block control the air flow to the individual cushions. The pressure difference between the cabin and the cushions is permanently monitored by an intelligent system. Depending on the situation, air is added or vented almost inaudibly to offer each passenger the highest level of comfort.

The cushion is made of very rugged polyurethane and additionally protected against heat and mechanical damage with a special Nomex/Kevlar fabric. The degree of comfort is further improved with an optional spacer fabric.

Advantages at a glance

Lantal's Pneumatic Comfort System offers both airlines and passengers a number of advantages:

Hervorragender Komfort   Tiefere Betriebskosten
Intelligente Technologie wählt den besten Komfort für Passagiere aus.    Weniger Gewicht, kein planmässiger Tausch von Ersatzteilen.
Verstellbare Sitzhärte          Lendenstütze und Massage
Passagiere können den Härtegrad der Kissen individuell einstellen.Integrierte Lendenstütze. Ganzkörpermassage.
Dynamische Formgebung      Automatische Kissen-Brücke
Dynamische Konturierung in der TTL-Position. Vollständig flach in der Bettposition.Pneumatische Brücken verbinden die einzelnen Kissen und schaffen eine nahtlose Liegefläche.
Hygienisch     Automatische Sitzverlängerungen
Flüssigkeiten können nicht ins Kissen eindringen. Leichte Reinigung vor Ort.Verlängerungen für Kopfstütze, Rückenlehne und Sitzflächenpolster.



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