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!
Revolutionizing the sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) landscape, Topsoe is spearheading the FrontFuel project. The venture promises the production of highly efficient SAF using CO2, water, and renewable electricity.
To further this eco-friendly initiative, the Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Program (EUDP) was awarded Topsoe a grant of 26.9 million DKK (~US$4 million).
In its 2016 Airline IT Survey, SITA reveals that many airlines have plans to implement baggage tracking and many see clear benefits to passengers, but they’re struggling with the logistics.
The implementation of baggage tracking systems is required for compliance to IATA Resolution 753 by June of 2018, but while the minimum objectives of that resolution are relatively straight forward, airline interpretation of what’s required to get it right may be inflated.
The last afternoon session of this year’s SITA ATIS2016 rewarded all who hung out to see the event through with a mind-blowing demonstration of Google’s new Travel Assistant Demo.
I apologise in advance that the audio might be a little hard to follow, and I recommend viewing the video in full screen mode so that you can better see the projections from Marci Brodziak’s smartphone.
I felt it was still worth sharing because this was only the second time Google has ever demonstrated the full functionality of its new travel search Assistant which will go live this summer.
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… Read More »Passenger Comfort Is Key Focus for Innovative Aircraft Seating 2015
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.
A Class Above
The best way to have perspective on the very subjective topic of aircraft interiors design is to read the only authoritative book written on the subject, which features facts on the developments in onboard products from the 70s right up to today.
Airline Trends and LIFT Strategic Design Will Help Airlines Build a Better Passenger Experience with New PAXEX360 Workshops
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.
Two In The Cockpit Rule, After Germanwings 4U9525 Tragedy This Is Where It Stands and Why It Matters
If the Rule of Two is a practice for some airlines, why is not a requirement for every airline? Would the Rule of Two have helped in Germanwings 4U9525?
Airbus predicts that commercial aviation will need 31,000 new aircraft with 100-seat or greater capacity, a market worth $4.6 Trillion over the next twenty years. It attributes this demand to growing passenger traffic.
Boeing projects new commercial aircraft demand to be worth $5.2 Trillion over the next twenty years, consisting of 36,770 new aircraft.
It’s the eternal question on the minds of techie travellers: are there really any risks to aircraft from the use of Personal Electronic Devices (PEDs)… Read More »FAA Details The Risks Airlines Must Asses to Approve Use of Personal Electronic Devices
Even as we celebrate the extended use of our Personal Electronic Devices (PEDs) onboard, the risk of fire that the batteries which power those PEDs… Read More »IATA Addresses the Risks of Lithium-Ion Batteries to Aviation
Chris Emerson, Senior Vice President of Marketing at Airbus addresses the press with the good news on the A350XWB, image FCMedia/Flight Chic © 2014 The “Future… Read More »Airbus Confirms: The A350XWB will be a tight squeeze, and that’s just the right fit.
A disruptive passenger is defined as “a passenger who fails to respect the rules of conduct at an airport or on board an aircraft or… Read More »The Unruly Passenger Crisis: In the Cabin, Cool Heads Must Prevail
Great Fun Discussing #PaxEx with @RunwayGirl and @MaxFlight on Episode 007: Seat Safety and Cyber Security | Runway Girl Network
I want to thank the ever graceful and impressively insightful Mary Kirby, Founder and Editor of the Runway Girl Network for inviting me to join her… Read More »Great Fun Discussing #PaxEx with @RunwayGirl and @MaxFlight on Episode 007: Seat Safety and Cyber Security | Runway Girl Network
I’m blessed to know some great people in the aviation and travel industry. Many are colleagues whom I’ve met over the years in my career,… Read More »Luxury Travel Expert Finds #PaxEx Promise for Aviation at #CES2014 Las Vegas
Confession: I am a safety nut. You can’t blame me. In addition to making aircraft look nice by dressing them up with elegant covers, attractive… Read More »Hey! Stop messing with your PED and pay attention to the *&!^*//ɠ Safety Video. Please.
It’s difficult to summarise all the great suggestions made by the many travel professionals who participated in today’s #TL_Chat coordinated by @TravlandLeisure and sponsored by… Read More »Let’s Chat About It! The best of today’s #TL_Chat