Browsing: Passenger Health & Safety

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3D-printing materials pass NIAR’s flammability tests

A 3D-printing technology company has reported that its thermoset polyurethanes have passed 14 CFR vertical burn tests, demonstrating compliance with anti-flammability standards for airworthiness. The materials can now be used for 3D-printing parts including stowage compartments, decorative panels, ductwork, cargo liners, fabric sealing and more

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United upgrades its Inflight Training Center

United has opened a US$32 million expansion of its Inflight Training Center in Houston to support major staff growth. The investment has doubled the size of facility, with highlights including more classroom and training spaces, cabin and door trainers, and a water landing training centre

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The November 2022 issue of Aircraft Interiors International is out!

Sustainability is the theme of the November 2022 issue of Aircraft Interiors International. For our cover story we spoke to Boeing, Airbus and some of the world’s biggest names in cabin sector to find out how to create a truly sustainable supply chain. Throughout the issue, from trim & finish, to lavatories and lighting, we found there are new sustainable options available

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Passenger confidence grows, as does their wi-fi use

Figures from Inmarsat’s annual passenger survey show that passengers are eight-times more confident in air travel in 2022 than this time last year – with a confidence level of 83%, versus just 10% in late summer 2021. The survey of over 11,000 air travellers in 10 countries also shows a surge in demand for cabin wi-fi, with 97% of passengers using personal devices when flying

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