The 2024 Showcase issue of Aircraft Interiors International is now available online! This special issue is packed full of ideas, designs, materials, design approaches and technologies that can inspire future cabin projects.
The aircraft cabin experience will soon become more personalised, comfortable, and sustainable. Ingo Wuggetzer, vice president of cabin marketing at Airbus, shares a glimpse of the dynamic transformations that await passengers
What’s next for the aircraft interior space? Agility is vital for achieving a fresh and sustainable future, according to Katherine Schaefer, vice president of commercial modifications, engineering, and speciality products at Boeing Global Services
Thoughts, inspiration, insights and design solutions, from the world’s leading aircraft interiors design consultancies…
TEAGUE: Teague answers the challenge of how an airline can drive brand loyalty,create emotional connections with customers, and build passenger trust. The key is a fully realised branded cabin environment PRIESTMANGOODE: Web 3.0 represents an opportunity to facilitate seamless, connected journeys, with all ‘pain points’ removed. PriestmanGoode has created a concept for the next generation of air travel experience FACTORYDESIGN: Factorydesign discusses why advances in fuels, aircraft, and sustainable interiors mean that Greenwashing will soon be hung out to dry. The studio also discusses Bermudair’s innovative premium seat TANGERINE: Tangerine has experience In working with companies and cultures all over the world, with design approaches that bring them together. Recent examples include cabin interior projects for JAL and LOT Polish Airlines TANGERINE: Tangerine explores how simplicity of thought propels a brand and elevates the customer experience. The new designs for Finnair achieve a distinct but subtle Finnish experience across all elements of the service, from ground to air FORMATION DESIGN GROUP: Dovetail is a modernisation of the mobile lounge concept, developed by Formation to reduce turnaround times, increase efficiency, and make air travel more accessible
Materials, technologies, design innovation and ideas from the world’s leading aircraft interiors suppliers
SEKISUI KYDEX: Environmental sustainability is the biggest talking pointin aviation. Sekisui Kydex has been collaborating and innovating to ensure its interiors thermoplastics are as sustainable as possible THOMPSON AERO SEATING: The team at Thompson Aero Seating has considered the trends of business plus and long-haul narrowbodies in creating its VantageSolo First and VantageXL First seats PERRONE PERFORMANCE LEATHERS AND TEXTILES: The broad range of cabin materials developed by Perrone Performance Leathers & Textiles (Perrone) can help airlines and operators elevate their aircraft interior designs RECARO AIRCRAFT SEATING: The latest seating innovations from Recaro Aircraft Seating will enable airlines and passengers to navigate the skies in style and with greater sustainability DIEHL AVIATION: Diehl Aviation has been developing overhead stowage bins that offer easy and safe operation, light weight, and more space for bags, helping create a more efficient and relaxed flight experience SIMONA BOLTARON: Airlines are demanding more sustainable options. They want cabin materials that are not just attractive, durable and compliant, but are also lightweight and recyclable. SIMONA Boltaron has developed solutions ROSEN AVIATION: New approaches to brand customisation, R&D, methodology, and the design of IFE systems, are key to Rosen Aviation’s efforts to create the ultimate brand experiences FACC: FACC focuses on innovative lightweight components and technologies. Over the past 35 years, the company has been establishing standards for unique, sustainable, and safe flying experiences TAPIS: Tapis Corporation is helping airlines meet their sustainability goals with a range of luxury fabrics, faux suedes and leathers that are made of sustainable materials, and manufactured responsibly JETLINER CABINS: Jennifer Coutts Clay, founder of Jetlinercabins.com, looks at the remarkable and ongoing story that is leading to the design of second-generation supersonic aircraft cabins ADHETEC: Adhetec discusses the imperative for enabling further customisation in aircraft cabins, and the role that decofoils can play in creating a distinctive passenger experience STELIA AEROSPACE: Building on 35 years of experience in premium seating, Stelia Aerospace designs luxurious and bespoke seats for airlines that aspire to stand out in the market RW AVIATION: RW Aviation has been growing its capabilities. The company shares its recent developments, including a sewing line, enhanced maintenance services, and a 21J design organisation