Food, drinks, service, fares, seats, safety? Which matters most to you in the aircraft cabin? What elements of the aircraft cabin interior should airlines focus on to improve the overall passenger experience? Take the survey!
Cathay Pacific recently joined the fray with a teaser of its upcoming Aria Suite. This reveal hints at a luxurious and comfortable experience for the discerning business-class traveler.
Singapore Airlines (SIA) is set to expand services to various destinations in its network during the Northern Summer 2024 operating season, from 31st March 2024… Read More »Singapore Airlines Expands Schedule to Meet Growing Demand
As the peak travel season buzz fills the air, Scandinavian Airlines (SAS), your trusted companion on the skies between the US and Scandinavia for over seven decades, is elevating the travel experience.
Over 200 eager students from across Hertfordshire, North London, Yorkshire, and the West Midlands recently embarked on a thrilling journey into the world of aviation. Their exciting adventure in aviation began with a unique seven-month aviation program.
Overcoming Jet Lag: A Deep Dive on the Science Behind Qantas’ Design Strategies for Long-Haul Flights
As deep dive into this story of research, innovative design, and scientific discovery, we’ll take you behind the scenes of Qantas Airways’ Project Sunrise. This ambitious endeavor, in collaboration with the University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre, explores strategies to combat jet lag. Learn how this research is reshaping air travel and potentially making the skies healthier for frequent flyers.
Qantas has revealed the full aircraft cabin design of its Airbus A350, set to pioneer long-haul travel. New product features include a unique Wellbeing Zone, enhanced Premium Economy and Economy cabins, a new Business class suite, an apartment style First-class suite, fast USB-C charging ports, and integrated wireless charging, positioning Qantas at the forefront of aviation innovation.
Aviointeriors Introduces “Seaty Flyer”: Revolutionizing Seating in the eVTOL Aircraft Market for Urban Air Mobility
Discover Aviointeriors’ groundbreaking innovation, the “Seaty Flyer,” designed exclusively for eVTOL aircraft. This SEO-optimized blog post reveals how Aviointeriors is revolutionizing urban air mobility with their cutting-edge seating solution. Explore the versatility of the “Seaty Flyer,” offering customizable seating configurations for pilots and passengers, and optional features for personalized comfort. Join Aviointeriors in reimagining the future of urban connections through collaboration with OEMs. Experience a seamless and sustainable air travel network that takes you to new heights. With Aviointeriors’ commitment to maximizing range and efficiency, the “Seaty Flyer” is ready to redefine your flying car adventure. Buckle up and embark on an unforgettable journey where innovation meets comfort. Read now to soar with style in the eVTOL aircraft of the future.
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.… Read More »Losing Sleep? easyJet Solves Insomnia in the Most AvGeek Way Ever
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 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 and monuments, will revolutionise tomorrow’s cabin interior design.
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 special-insights report covers the why, how, when, and for whom of one facet of this differentiation: the true Premium Economy product.
It will take about 15 minutes of your life to read it, but I tried to make it well worth your time.
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.
Emirates Airlines has signed Jennifer Aniston as its brand ambassador for a new $20m global TV and digital campaign and it’s sure getting its money’s… Read More »PaxEx Nightmare: Jennifer Aniston’s Emirates Ad is Out and It’s Funny
No doubt, Qantas has style.
Its ongoing relationship with designers prove that. Marc Newson has put his mark on the airline’s sleek aircraft interiors and modern, comfortable lounges; Martin Grant has designed Qanta’s crew uniforms, and Kate Spade has left her mark on the airline’s in-flight amenity kits.
All of this establishes Qantas as fashionable, and now the airline is refining its brand vogue further, as a lifestyle brand, through a collaboration with international supermodel Jessica Hart as the airline’s exclusive Trend Consultant.
Jetliner Cabins e-Book App This is a must-read for industry professionals, industry watchers and anyone interested in the history of aircraft interiors, its evolution and its promise. It features insights from leading experts in the field and is chock-full of wonderful pictures. The eBook is available as both an iOS app and an Android App.
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Hello Kitty finally lands in Houston on EVA Air’s Shining Star Jet service. EVA Air‘s Chairman KW Chang was captain in charge for the inaugural nonstop Taipei–Houston flight of the… Read More »Hello Houston! Eva Air Hello Kitty Shining Star Has Landed
JAL has debuted its surprisingly roomy new Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner, an aircraft clearly purposed for passenger comfort. Beyond the impressive structural improvements, which come from taking… Read More »JAL Features Thales’ AVANT System in New Roomier 787
Based on the theory that nothing says partnership quite like matching outfits, Etihad and Alitalia have revealed a joint livery to celebrate their partnership in… Read More »Etihad and Alitalia Reinforce Their Partnership With Liveries Made to Match
Qatar Airways took us for a tour of its new A380 aircraft, and began with an apology for having “no butler, no residence, no suites.”
As Jonny Clark, The DesignAir, highlights in this excellent feature on the Royal Jordanian 787 Dreamliner, Royal Jordanian has made the most of the sense… Read More »Royal Jordanian’s 787 Offers Understated Luxury
I was very excited when I learned of the Kickstarter project to document the life of American designer Walter Dorwin Teague, to whom aviation (only… Read More »An Ode to Walter D. Teague, the Father of US Industrial Design
Thanks to Urban Office Architecture of New York City, #AvGeeks can now have the home of their dreams–inspired by airplane parts. This luxury home is… Read More »The Ultimate #AvGeek Home is Finally Here!
Flight Chic was given the honour of being among select members of the world’s press to tour the prototype cabin of Airbus’ A350XWB aircraft and,… Read More »Catalogue Wars: The Rise of the “Beige” Design Centres