AirAsia has just signed an agreement with Mirus Aircraft Seating Ltd to be the launch customer for the aircraft seating manufacturer’s new Hawk slimline economy seat. They have also selected Mirus to provide the Hawk for its Airbus A320neo fleet, upon regulatory approval. With a fully composite frame and utilize fewer moving parts, the Hawk weights 40 percent lighter than conventional seats. The seat has been designed to deliver significant cabin space and weight savings while maintaining passenger comfort. The seats will be retrofitted on all existing and new Airbus A320 aircraft. The announcement and official signing took place at the Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) in Hamburg, Germany, where Mirus is a first-time exhibitor.