Sophia has been designed for the Regional business class market by Aviointeriors for this small but important market. This is a highly customizable platform it features a light weight structure combined with Business Class standard comfort. It is shaped and sized to fit perfectly in the regional aircraft also featuring an articulated seat pan to provide the best body support when the backrest is reclined. Sophia seat has a personal electronic device holding cradle that can be installed as an option. This is able to house every P.E.D. type: from a smartphone to the largest tablet devices.
This kind of light short-haul Business Class seats can also be a good basis to develop a long-haul Premium Economy Class product, since seat size and comfort characteristics are very similar with the regional Business Class. The Sophia seat has been optimized for the type of aircraft and seat class and provides excellent comfort for its class of service. As an example, Sophia seat could be installed in a 2-4-2 or a tighter 3-3-3 abreast configuration on a B777.