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Losing Sleep? easyJet Solves Insomnia in the Most AvGeek Way Ever

If you’re finding it difficult to fall asleep lately, easyJet has you covered in the most AvGeek way ever, in support of a charitable cause. easyJet has put together a new single and album of “Jet Sounds,” recordings of soothing […]

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Brilliant Solutions Abound as Crystal Cabin Awards Enter 10th Year

Move along, Oscars..it’s awards season for aviation!

The Crystal Cabin Awards committee has announced its short-list of candidates and the judging panel of industry experts prepare to decide which of these will receive the coveted prize in each of eight categories: Cabin Concepts; Cabin Systems; Electronic Systems; Greener Cabin, Health, Safety and Environment; Material & Components; Passenger Comfort Hardware; University; and Visionary Concepts.

The Awards received a record number 95 submissions from 18 countries this year; 78 of these have made it to the shortlist.

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Airlines: Don’t Hazard Brand Survival by Betting on Sow’s Ear Cabin Divides

There is an urgent need in the industry for airlines to reconsider their cabin strategy, beyond antiquated class divides and to offer a truly differentiated product, tailored to the needs of modern passengers, according to their traveler profile and preferred in-flight activities. This […]

The Finnair A350 greeted by Press at the gate, © 2015 FCMedia
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The Light Fantastic: Inside the New Finnair A350

During my tour of the new Finnair A350 from Hamburg to Helsinki, I was especially struck by the capitalisation on light against a neutral canvas. It’s easy to see the light gains from the A350’s larger windows. Add to that Finnair’s mood lighting, with glowing effects programmed into a cool Northern Lights display and a Warm Asia theme, add the opalescent effect of the aircraft’s light grey-white structures, and the Finnair A350 interior positively glows.