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US airlines pledge to improve disabled accessibility

Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organisation for US airlines, along with seven of its passenger airline members, have pledged to improve accessible air travel for all passengers with disabilities, including those with mobility, cognitive and social disabilities

Aircraft Seating

Lufthansa reveals its next-generation seating investments

A new range of seats developed exclusively for the Lufthansa Group has been revealed, including suites for first and business class, as part of a €2.5 billion investment plan. CEO Carsten Spohr says of the seats, launching in 2023: “The largest investment in premium products in our company’s history underpins our claim to continue to be the leading Western premium airline in the future”

Aircraft Safety

FAA extends rest periods for flight attendants

The US Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a final rule requiring that flight attendants receive longer periods of rest between shifts. The new rule increases the rest period to 10 consecutive hours

Airline News

easyJet trials digital onboard experience

The inflight experience onboard European low-cost carrier, easyJet, has traditionally been low tech, with no IFE save for a magazine and menu in the seatback. However, the airline has been working with AirFi to introduce a digital onboard experience

Aircraft Safety

The September 2022 issue of Aircraft Interiors International is out!

The September 2022 issue of Aircraft Interiors International is a must-read, with insight into new systems that integrate IFE and connectivity on a single Digital Experience Platform, a look into the trend for simplified business-class seating, an interview with Air New Zealand’s Kerry Reeves, our annual seating review, and more

Airline News

Delta upgrades its Premium Select cabin experience

Delta has updated its Premium Select cabin experience, with new features including locally-inspired dining, hand-crafted amenities and more dedicated service touchpoints – while also driving social impact through its expanded Someone Somewhere partnership

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