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Stand-up seat advocate Aviointeriors reportedly downsizing

Aviointeriors, the Italian firm that showcased a shocking saddle-like stand-up seat at last year’s Aircraft Interiors Expo, is in trouble. I’m not even going to pretend to understand Italian, but this can’t be good. A Google translation of the piece above reads like a sad poem about extremely unhappy workers. You open another parenthesis dark […]

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SriLankan to launch IMS’ new RAVE in-flight entertainment

SriLankan has emerged the first publicly-announced launch customer of IMS’ new RAVE in-flight entertainment system, as part of a broader refurbishment of its widebody fleet following an in-depth Skytrax study. Interestingly, SriLankan has picked a new lie-flat bed from Aviointeriors – the same firm that displayed those saddle seats at the most recent APEX show.RAVE […]

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Serious business deserves to be taken seriously

I arrived home on Thursday night, after spending five days covering the co-located Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) and Aircraft Interiors Expo Americas (AIX) exhibitions in Long Beach, California. My cat – justifiably angry that I was away for so long – peed all over my laundry, but thankfully she spared the furniture (forgoing her […]

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VIDEO: ABC hears me complain about stand-up seat #AIX10

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Pictures: Italian firm reveals stand-up seat concept

Italian firm Aviointeriors has revealed a high-density seating concept called Sky Rider that will no doubt prove to be right up O’Leary’s alley. The term “stand-up seat” sounds like an oxymoron so let’s call this what it is, a butt shelf. I’m sure pregnant women, anyone with small children, the elderly and the disabled will […]

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