The Puget Sound Business Journal says Boeing will convene its interiors suppliers in Seattle for contracts renegotiation which could re-shape the aircraft interiors supply chain.
This year gave us plenty to write about in the airline space. Among all the stories of technology, regulations, profits and amenities, two aircraft interiors programs stood out as big surprises.
Following the announcement at the Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) in Hamburg that the airline would be the launch customer for Airbus A330neo aircraft and the Airspace by Airbus Cabin, TAP Portugal made further commitment to the manufacturer which will give its customers an improved Airbus flying experience.
TAP Portugal signed an agreement with Airbus to upgrade the cabins of its A330s, A319s, A320s and A321s aircraft.
Air New Zealand has applied 3D printing technology to produce components for its aircraft interiors. In collaboration with Auckland University of Technology the airline has …
As we come closer to the beginning of a brand new year, I want to take a moment to thank all of you for stopping by FlightChic for a unique perspective on the skies.
I thought I’d share three of the aircraft interiors stories that interested you most here on FlightChic.
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UK based manufacturer Mirus Aircraft Seating shares its plans for expansion in America. The designers and manufacturers of the Formula 1 and automotive industry inspired …
In time for Earth Day, Alaska Airlines has followed the example of Southwest, JetBlue, and KLM up-cycling their used interiors and converting them to useful travel totes.
The gentle designer responsible for a number of creative seat innovations–likely to end cabin all manner of cabin conflicts–has recently found himself under attack from heavy machinery. An innovative …