Boeing has submitted a new super-hygienic “Clean Cabin-Fresh Lavatory” concept to the Crystal Cabin Awards, which ticks all the boxes on passenger comfort and cabin health. The lavatory combines applied technologies to ensure hygiene and easy maintenance. Boeing lists the features […]
Alaska Airlines has recently announced that it will introduce a Premium Economy cabin with extra legroom for passengers and other cabin experience perks which will be revealed at a future date.
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 Innovative Aircraft Seating Conference 2015 kicks off this week in Hamburg. The theme of this year’s meeting is Redefining the Travel Experience. The agenda reveals an industry focused on balancing between airline needs for profitability and stable operations and passengers’ […]
As the Crystal Cabin Awards, the “Oscars of aircraft cabin innovations” gets ready to celebrate its tenth year, it has gained its first official airline sponsor: Emirates Airlines.
The Crystal Cabin Award Association is once again calling for submissions for the most recognised and respected international prize in aircraft interiors design and technology.
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.
The partnership between Raymond Kollau industry analyst at trendwatching.com and founder of airlinetrends.com, and noted designer Daniel Baron of LIFT Strategic Design, aims to deliver fresh insights and strategies to airlines to improve their brand and their passenger experience.