The August/September 2023 issue of Aircraft Interiors International is out!


The August/September 2023 issue of Aircraft Interiors International is a must-read for professionals in the cabin, IFEC and passenger experience sectors. Here’s what you can enjoy in the August/September issue of the magazine, which is Official Magazine of APEX and Key Media Partner of Aircraft Interiors Expo.

COVER STORY: AI, metadata and IFE

Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) is coming to IFE, but less in terms of original content creation and more in terms of enhancements that improve the passenger experience and the airline bottom line. Michael Childers explores the key ways in which metadata will transform IFE, and the changing paradigms to consider


Efficient LOPA design

Many, including Google’s Travel Impact Model (TIM), equate an increase in cabin density to an increase in sustainability. However, that simple perception does not take into account several important related factors. Experts consider the environmental and commercial factors involved in devising a sustainable cabin LOPA (layout of passenger accommodations)


2023 seating review

Passenger demand has soared post-pandemic, and airlines and suppliers are back to thinking big. The latest designs and ideas from the seating sector show a real depth of research, innovation and investment that can help lure customers, save money, and create a great passenger experience. From suites to slimline economy, foams to covers, we have brought together the hottest new launches in one place


APEX Global Expo

More than 1,500 industry professionals, including hundreds of representatives from dozens of airlines, are expected to attend this year’s APEX Expo show floor at the Long Beach Convention Center – with the co-located IFSA and FTE events drawing in thousands more. Our preview gives a taste of what the events have in store


APEX Greener

A new initiative, the APEX Greener programme, makes it easier for airlines to make objectively greener choices  when creating a more sustainable inflight experience

And a few regulars:

Retrospection: Recalling an IFEC innovation that held great promise

Column: Joe Leader
The CEO of APEX and IFSA explains why the triple passenger experience event
in Long Beach is important for airlines, airports and their suppliers, and for progress and innovation in air transport

Column: Corinne Streichert
IFEC expert Corinne discusses the challenges of RFP processes, and how they can be effectively addressed through the power of clarity

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Ever since his first flight on a TriStar, Adam has loved air travel, and since becoming editor of the Aircraft Interiors International brand he has really enjoyed the opportunity to be involved with the latest aircraft and airline products before they are even launched. Adam co-ordinates the running of the magazine, from commissioning articles and artwork, to ensuring that high standards of quality are maintained, as well as managing online content. Adam is proud to sit on the jury of the Crystal Cabin Awards and to have laid on the bed in Etihad's Residence.

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