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 […]

Out of the Shower, Aniston Kids Around on Emirates

We now know what happens when Jennifer Aniston comes out of that Emirates A380 First class shower which got some people in a lather last year.

Seriously, JetBlue’s Brand Team is Not Napping on the Job

JetBlue has partnered with Arianna Huffington to promote good sleeping habits, but the airline is hardly snoozing.

Air Travel Future Trends Program at AIX Hamburg is Packed with Goodness

Packed #PaxEx Future Trends Program at @aix_expo Hamburg

Happy 747 Day!

It is a special day today marking 47 years since the first flight of the 747 on February 9, 1969.

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.

Boeing Lights Up the Skies with HD Future Vision

Boeing gives us a breathtaking look at the future of cabin environments, moving beyond mood lighting to high-definition animations that bring the cabin to life. Endless options for blue skies or starry nights, projected on ceilings, paired with natural landscapes or animated travel information on cabin walls […]

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 Light Fantastic: Inside the New Finnair A350

The Finnair A350 greeted by Press at the gate, © 2015 FCMedia

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.