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The 2020 Crystal Cabin Awards finalists

Now in their 14th year, the Crystal Cabin Awards are the aircraft interiors sector’s most highly regarded honour. A record 105 concepts from 21 countries made it to the 2020 awards shortlist. Ahead of the final judging to decide the winners, let’s look at the 24 finalists

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Aircraft cabin hygiene: keeping viruses at bay

Having hundreds of people crammed into a confined space for long periods can be a recipe for dirt and disease. As concerns about Coronavirus grip the world, how can bugs and bacteria be banished from the cabin to help ensure safe and healthy air travel?

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The future of flight: The 2020 Crystal Cabin Awards

The Crystal Cabin Awards are the aircraft interiors industry’s most prestigious award. For the 2020 event, a record number of submissions have been made in each of the eight categories. These designs may comprise the finest aircraft interiors flying today, and inspire the next generation of interiors…

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The importance of haptic quality

Aircraft interior designers need to appeal more to passengers’ sense of touch in order to get that all-important edge on the competition. We asked a panel of experts to share how they feel about the importance of tactility, and its application in the cabin

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Aircraft cabin materials flammability: expert insights

Following on from the fire safety testing feature in our November 2019 issue, Marisa Garcia investigates how 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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Recycling aircraft interiors

Lifetime planning of aircraft interiors to include recycling and reuse can yield benefits for the environment – and for the bottom line

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The ‘middle of market’ airplane

While the demise of the B757 left a clear gap in the aircraft market, its bellwether ‘middle of market’ replacement is proving tricky to pin down. John Walton sees what the future could hold for the MOM jet…

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The Boeing 777X cabin: what we know so far

Aircraft Interiors International has accessed initial, exclusive details on the cabin design for the Boeing 777X. from a widened cabin, to an exciting new interior linings program, to an unprecedented level of customisation offers, there’s a lot to look forward to…

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