Author Anthony James

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Airspace by Airbus

The new Airspace by Airbus cabin brand will be introduced in the new A330neo – so what can airlines and passengers expect?

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Aircraft cabin materials flammability: expert insights

Anyone who thinks color, material and finish (CMF) work is easy clearly hasn’t undergone an flammability test program. New regulations and challenges in the world of flammability tests are making imaginative textile and leather designs difficult to achieve – but also making them safer to fly

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ZAL TechCenter

The ZAL TechCenter in Hamburg will foster common development to ensure high-quality technology and a short time-to-market for cabins and cabin systems. Maryann Simson takes a closer look at the think-tank on the riverbank

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Can advertising be entertaining?

With the right partnerships,creative thinking and a bit of old-fashioned bartering, advertising can double as engaging IFE content – a win for airline number-crunchers, product brands and even passengers

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Turkish Airlines: We must make better economy seats

Ayşegül Durak, chief engineer for cabin interiors at Turkish Airlines, believes long-haul economy seating needs urgent attention. And she has some great ideas for how to improve the long-haul economy passenger experience.

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Divide, conquer and unite

Through organic growth and strategic acquisitions, Diehl Aerosystems has increased its global footprint and sales turnover by a factor of five since 2009. Now, under the direction of CEO Rainer von Borstel, the tier one supplier of avionics and cabin integration is on a mission of structural and procedural optimization

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IFE for the impaired: Part two

The conclusion of this two-part series, in which Michael Childers looks at inflight entertainment (IFE) advances for passengers with impaired sight or hearing

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IFE for the impaired: Part one

A recent rulemaking by the US Department of Transportation (DOT) sets requirements for closed captioning of IFE. In the first of a two-part series, Michael Childers considers how passengers with impaired sight or hearing will be able to enjoy more IFE options in the future