TSI Uçak Koltuk Üretimi Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. was established as a joint venture between Kibar Holding, Turkish Airlines, and Turkish Technic. Authorized by the EASA and FAA, TSI manufactures airplane seats for the A320, A330, B737 and B777 models. TSI produces spare parts for airplane seats with the Parts Manufacturing Authority and provides maintenance services with the Part 145 certificate. TSI Uçak Koltuk Üretimi A.Ş. has two production lines which are located in Istanbul and Utah and carries out the design, engineering, manufacturing, and research and development activities internally.
As a result of the auditing by the EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency), the company obtained the ADOA (Alternative Procedures to Design Organisation Approval) in November of 2012 and the POA (Production Organization Approval) in December of 2013. The production is carried out with the authorization of the EASA and FAA (Federal Aviation Administration). The seats that TSI produces are used in the airplane models A320, A330, B737 and B777. As of the end of 2016, TSI has completed orders for 54 planes. TSI also has orders for 192 planes, which will be delivered between 2017-2023.
With a team consisting of 70 employees, TSI carries out the design, engineering, manufacturing, research and development activities at its new facility with an area of 1,000 m2, which is located at Turkish Airlines’ HABOM (Aviation Maintenance Repair-Overhaul Center) at the Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport. TSI SEATS Inc., which has been founded by TSI for the American aviation industry, operates in Salt Lake City, Utah. TSI has a yearly seat production capacity of 10,000 pax, and has been certified by the FAA with the TSO certificate.