The “Connected Experience” from Airbus networks passengers and crew with the aircraft cabin. The app allows passengers to order food or to make contact with a flight attendant. Members of the cabin crew receive important information from the networked cabin, for example the status of overhead lockers or the need to clean a lavatory, and can use their device to regulate temperature, lighting, and music for passengers.
Crystal Cabin Awards
It’s that time of year when the Crystal Cabin Awards committee is eager to find the cabin innovations which will make flying more comfortable and more fun. If you’ve been playing around with a clever design concept, now is your best opportunity to share it for a chance to win aviation’s version of “the Oscars.”
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… Read More »This IS the Space-Age Aircraft Lavatory You Are Looking For
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.