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Day: 13 October 2015

#Aviation Industry Events#Aviation Matters#Sitting Comfortably#The Flight Fantastic

Emirates Contributes to Passenger Experience Innovation as Platinum Airline Sponsor of Crystal Cabin Awards

As the Crystal Cabin Awards, the “Oscars of aircraft cabin innovations” gets ready to celebrate its tenth year, it has gained its first official airline sponsor: Emirates Airlines.
The Crystal Cabin Award Association is once again calling for submissions for the most recognised and respected international prize in aircraft interiors design and technology.

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FAA Issues Critical SAFO on Lithium Batteries in Carry-on and Checked Luggage

Industry regulators are working to prevent this, but consumers must be made aware of the risks and take action demanding that the makers of their smartphones, cameras, laptops, and other Lithium-powered electronics shift to safer solutions.

Runaway fires from Lithium batteries have already taken the lives of several cargo pilots. If a passenger aircraft were brought down by such an incident, the world will be in an uproar to know why aviation didn’t do something about the issue sooner.

Please let this be a record that aviation has tried.