Author Marisa Garcia

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Take a peek at Pekka

Find out a little more about the new chairman of the Oneworld global airline alliance, Pekka Vauramo. In his other role as CEO of Finnair, he has found that experience and wise spending is better for profits than constant cost cutting

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Silver class

Germany-based aircraft interiors specialist, SII Deutschland has developed the first accessible seating area for senior passengers in economy class

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Insatiable App-etite

We asked some of the industry’s leading tech trend soothsayers to predict exactly what sort of mobile apps and/or devices will be taking flight with passengers in the not-too-distant future, and how airlines can best prepare themselves for the data-gobbling, new media onslaught to come. The results might just surprise you…

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HMI technology advances

Human-machine interface technology is advancing to be more intuitive and to integrate seamlessly into overall cabin concepts in order to to meet the changing demands of aircraft interior design

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The digital content ecosystem

APEX is embracing the digital content ecosystem as it adopts DECE’s Common Format as ‘the single deliverable format for all IFEC uses’

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High flying wi-fi

A single inflight wi-fi access point might need to connect to more than 100 client devices, ranging from first-generation smart phones to the latest two stream 802.11ac laptops and tablets. Let’s consider the importance of successful and reliable connections, and network security

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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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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