Astronics gets in-seat power systems contracts

Astronics Corporation (NASDAQ: ATRO), a provider of advanced technologies for the global aerospace, defense, and semiconductor industries, has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Astronics Advanced Electronic Systems (AES), was recently selected by six major North American airlines to install industry-leading EmPOWER® in-seat power systems on up to 1,400 narrow-body and regional jet aircraft, the company said.

Astronics AES will equip the airplanes with 110VAC and high output USB power for every passenger from “nose to tail,” including the cabin crew stations. Line-fit and retrofit installations will occur from early 2018 through 2023.

Astronics is a supplier of advanced technologies and products to the global aerospace, defense, and semiconductor industries. Astronics´ products and services include advanced, high-performance electrical power generation and distribution systems, seat motion solutions, lighting and safety systems, avionics products, aircraft structures, systems certification, and automated test systems. Astronics´ strategy is to increase its value by developing technologies and capabilities, either internally or through acquisition, and using those capabilities to provide innovative solutions to its targeted markets and other markets where its technology can be beneficial. For more information on Astronics and its products, visit