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A seat rail for attaching seats in aircraft is provided. The seat rail includes a profile element for attaching the seats, and a support element for attaching the seat rail in an aircraft. At least the support element is manufactured from aluminum or an aluminum alloy. The surface of the aluminum or the aluminum alloy includes, an oxide layer, and the oxide layer has been manufactured by means of hard anodic oxidation.