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VIDEO: What’s hot inside the aircraft cabin (2010)

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Time Economy Seat revealed (+ other Crystal Cabin finalists)

The finalists for the Crystal Cabin Awards for excellence in aircraft interiors innovation have been named. One of them, a University submission from TU M√ľnchen in Munich, is for a so-called Time Economy Chair, a concept conceived for special short rangeflights, “where commuters and travellers have nothing but carry-onluggage with themselves”, according to a brief […]

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Koito may not survive: B/E Aerospace

B/E Aerospace held a first quarter earnings conference call yesterday, and it was a goldmine. Asked by an analyst to comment on the size of the business opportunity arising from Japanese seat maker Koito’s problems, company co-founder, executive chairman and CEO Amin Khoury said: “Our Japanese competitor may not survive what they’re going through. And […]

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Weber, B/E and Recaro get SMART for Hamburg

I had a brilliant chat with Panasonic Avionics executive director of corporate sales and marketing Neil James today about the Integrated Smart Monitor (formerly known as Fusion), and, whilst I don’t have time to lay out all the goods, I can tell you the following delicious things:1)    The design language used to create the Integrated […]

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Air Canada says it does NOT have Koito seats…so there

The scramble to find out which carriers have Koito-made aircraft seats in the wake of the Japanese firm’s admission that it falsified data on 150,000 seats has officially begun. But if you think Air Canada is amongst the 32 airlines affected, think again. “None of the aircraft in Air Canada’s fleet have Koito seats,” an […]

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Bombardier studies business-class seats for Q400 NextGen

Norwegian regional Wideroe today made headlines for taking delivery of Bombardier’s first Q400 NextGen turboprop. If you are a regular reader of RWG, you already knew Wideroe was earmarked for this bird, which features LED lighting, new ceiling panels, “dished” window sidewalls to maximize light entering through the window, and larger overhead luggage bins. Wideroe has opted to […]

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Exclusive: Bombardier’s first Q400 NextGen (for Wideroe) revealed

Bombardier has revealed its very first Q400 NextGen to Runway Girl. The aircraft, which is headed to SAS unit Wideroe, is equipped with 78 B/E Aerospace “Model 945″ seats (click on pic for fuller view of specs). You may recall that SAS last year placed orders for 14 Q400 NextGen aircraft for its Wideroe and […]

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IFE&C – and interiors – news and rumour roundup (March 26)

As we wait in breathless anticipation for the news to flow from the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg (that’s Interiors without an apostrophe for the sharp-eyed editors amongst you) there is a mountain of in-flight entertainment and connectivity – and interiors – news piling up in advance of the event. And when that occurs, there […]

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