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VIDEO: B/E Aerospace brings iPad to Pinnacle economy seat

Check out the my colleague Will Horton’s story on how “iPad as IFE” fan Jetstar is retrofitting with the B/E Aerospace Pinnacle seat and using the B/E iPad bracket (seen below). The fabulous nuggets one finds at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg.

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VIDEO: What’s hot inside the aircraft cabin (2011) #AIX11

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Countdown to Aircraft Interiors Expo, Hamburg

Is it too early to be looking forward to the Aircraft Interiors Expo on 5-8 April in Hamburg? Check out some of the action from last year’s big show! AIX Hamburg Exhibitor from aix_hamburg on Vimeo.

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The action is in Hamburg this week

Flightglobal this week will cover the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg in a big way. Be sure to check out our special Aircraft Interiors Expo landing page for all the latest news, images and videos to come out of the show, which runs 18-20 May. And follow along on Twitter via the hashtag #HAM10. Here […]

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Try this on for size

They’re baaaaaaaaaaaaack. Designs for stand-up seating are among the original ideas being submitted by companies and designers competing this year for illustrious Crystal Cabin Awards.Here are some of the ideas being publicized by the so-called ‘Joint Initiative Hamburg – the place for aviation’, which awards the snazzy trophies each year at the Aircraft Interiors Expo. […]

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Man at work: Panasonic and another eXConnect deal

Fourteen months after Panasonic Avionics snatched up Charles Ogilvie from Virgin America to lead its Chinese adventures, the IFE giant has opened its China Region headquarters in Hong Kong (nicely timed with the Aircraft Interiors Expo in that illustrious city). Panasonic has also revealed it is in advanced negotiations with a Chinese carrier for its Global Connectivity Suite (GCS), […]

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Thinking outside the box for inside the tube

My recent blog about Design Q’s preliminary concept for ‘troop-type’ seating has generated a lot of interest thanks in no small part to Fox News, which asked in a recent article: “Will Sideways Seating Be Future of Air Travel?” But while some military folks saw sideways seating as ‘no big deal’, others were aghast at the mere mention of […]

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Where to go for IFE&C and interiors news if you’re not in HK

If you couldn’t make it to the sizzling Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hong Kong this week, make sure to check out Flight Global’s new IFE&C web channel as well as the Aircraft Interiors Expo landing page, where we’re running all the latest IFE&C and interiors news, video and blogs from the event, including this video interview with Panasonic director of […]

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BA rocks it with Thales pick…plus the TopSeries widebody list

British Airways (BA) yesterday revealed a mammoth deal with Thales to outfit its Airbus A380s, Boeing 787s and new Boeing 777-300ERs with the firm’s TopSeries in-flight entertainment (FE) system. BA has traditionally flown Rockwell Collins IFE on its long-haul fleet, even upgrading from Rockwell’s TES to digital dTES on its Boeing 747s, 767s and 777s. […]

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Bluebox goes for the jugular as wireless IFE gets boost

Bluebox Avionics joint MD Rick Stuart doesn’t mince words. Asked by yours truly why wireless IFE systems proposed by Panasonic and Thales were never deployed on the Boeing 787, Stuart said: “Perhaps they [Panasonic and Thales] weren’t up to the challenge.” Well, well. I think the gauntlet has been officially thrown. Note to Panasonic and Thales […]

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