Satair becomes exclusive distributor of Airbus cabin electronics product line

Copenhagen, Denmark, June 9 2023 – Satair, an Airbus Services company, has signed an agreement with Airbus Operations GmbH - Cabin Electronics making Satair the exclusive distributor of Airbus cabin electronics products including Flight Assistant Panels and Passenger Service Units, which are part of the Cabin Intercommunication Data System (CIDS), the key system for the aircraft cabin that enables management of cabin lighting, passenger service system functions, EVAC (evacuation) signals, cabin interphone and cabin system monitoring.

The new agreement expands an existing business relation with Airbus Operations GmbH, CAGE C9072, Buxtehude in Germany, which generates electronic cabin communication systems and covers the scope of development, manufacturing, marketing, sales, customer services, spares and repair service for systems, equipment, electronic hardware and software.

This agreement strengthens the Airbus route to market and streamlines the value proposition to the benefit of customers by utilizing Satair’s long-standing exclusive distribution expertise. Furthermore, Satair has a long and proven record of servicing airlines and MROs for all their material management and service needs and including the Airbus Cabin Electronics portfolio will improve the availability and delivery of spare parts to its global customer base, while enabling Airbus Operations GmbH to focus on their core strengths of innovating and enhancing their product lines.

Thomas Lagaillarde, Head of Product Management, Satair, says “Airbus is committed to prioritising the comfort and safety of passengers and crew aboard its commercial aircraft. Satair is proud to undertake the exclusive distribution of the Airbus cabin electronics product line, providing operators worldwide with access to enhancing the in-flight experience for cabin crew and passengers.”

Moritz Hesse, Head of Spares Services, Cabin Electronics, Airbus, says “Partnering with Satair as our exclusive distributor of cabin electronics products ensures enhanced spare parts access, allowing us to prioritise the further business development of our repair and modification services to advance the comfort and safety of commercial aircraft”.



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About Satair 

Satair is a global company and world leader in the commercial aerospace aftermarket. The company supports the complete life cycle of the aircraft with a full and integrated portfolio of flexible, value adding material management products, services and tailored support modules across all platforms. As a key part of Airbus customer services, Satair has exclusive or primary distribution arrangements for aerospace component manufacturers, and supplies parts to multi-fleet customer airlines and MRO companies. It also fulfils the material service support obligation for the in-service fleet of more than 11,000 Airbus aircraft. Visit

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