Browsing: aircraft cabin design

Highlights of the August/September 2023 issue include a deep dive into how metadata will transform IFE content; how greater cabin density equates to greater sustainability (or doesn’t); a review of the latest aircraft seating designs; a preview of APEX Global Expo in Long Beach; and an introduction to the APEX Greener programme for easier sustainable choices

Join Airbus to explore its Airspace Cabin Vision 2035 plus, a concept to inspire the future travel experience. With a focus on minimising weight and maximising sustainability, innovations include bionic design, recycled polymers, knitted fabrics, interactive windows, biobased fabrics, greener lavatories, and new ideas for galleys

SWISS has revealed its ‘SWISS Senses’ long-haul inflight experience, with redesigned first, business and economy cabin designs that will be retrofitted throughout its long-haul fleet from 2025 onwards, and line-fitted on its new A350-900s. “This is the most comprehensive cabin renewal in the history of our company,” says CEO

Qantas has unveiled prototypes of the first and business-class cabins for its ultra-long-haul A350-1000s that can fly between Australia and, well, anywhere else really. Qantas has opted for a bespoke first class suite from Safran, and is launch customer for its Unity business class. With high levels of privacy and comfort, 20-hour flights will just fly by for passengers in the premium classes

The Aircraft Cabin Innovation Summit will be held in March at Airbus’s state-of-the-art facility in Hamburg. It’s ”a significant opportunity to help facilitate the next generation of cabin experiences alongside fellow aerospace pioneers,” says Ingo Wuggetzer, VP of cabin marketing at Airbus