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Airline Industry News, Trends, Analysis

Day: 29 October 2016

#Airline Passenger Experience#The Flight Fantastic

Aeroméxico Serves Up Fresh Style on New 787-9 Dreamliner

Aeroméxico has revealed new interiors for its 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft characterised by modern comforts, a design focus on passenger well-being, and a breath-taking in-flight bar you’ll want to frequent from take-off to landing.

Working with transport architecture and design firm New Territory, London, the airline created an open and welcoming social space onboard while maintaining continuity of experience between classes.

#Aviation Matters

You Don’t Have 15 Minutes for Fame: Stop with the Evacuation Videos Already

In a troubling trend, Friday’s emergency evacuation of American Airlines flight AA383 at Chicago O’Hare airport was recorded by a passenger on his mobile phone for posterity those 15-minutes of fame.

The trend of people stopping to video their evacuation is troubling. Passengers stopping to take possessions they believe they can’t live without is bad. Passengers stopping to take video which they and the rest of the world can definitely live without is worse.

#Aviation Matters#Aviation Safety

IATA’s 6 Priorities for Aviation Security

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has identified six priority areas to address the security challenges for today’s commercial aviation stakeholders.

The priorities were the topic of a speech given by IATA’s Director General and CEO, Alexandre de Juniac, at AVSEC World conference in Kuala Lumpur this past Tuesday 25 October.

“Security, a topic of critical importance—not just to our industry, but to the world,”—Alexandre de Juniac