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VIDEO: Inside the Airbus A350 XWB cabin

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Showcase your cabin on video without taking aircraft out of service

Mediastation, a UK firm that specializes in computer generated imagery and 3D production, has just launched a product for aviation that lets airlines produce entirely CGI videos of cabins, aircraft etc. Why is such a service so important? Well airlines hate taking aircraft out of revenue service for film shoots for obvious reasons. However, they […]

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Wireless Avionics Intra Communication (WAIC) in the fray

Knowing that their work colleague long ago caught the in-flight connectivity bug, my co-workers have been graciously giving me plenty of notice when they see something that might be of interest to me and RWG readers.Flightglobal’s own journalist/editor extraordinaire David Kaminski-Morrow (DKM) is no exception. He has just forwarded me a fascinating presentation from Joseph […]

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Android app allows VIP aircraft passengers to control the cabin

File this in the “too cool for school” category. Flight Display Systems has successfully installed an Android software application for use with its “Select” cabin management system (Select CMS), which allows VIP aircraft passengers to control all cabin functions from their mobile phone or tablet computer. The graphic above shows an Archos 7 tablet running […]

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VIDEO: No need for IFE

Is it just me or does this gal seem rather underwhelmed? 

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Thomson: Biggest benefit of 787 is ‘unrivaled customer comfort’

We’ve seen Thomson Airways’ vision for the interior of its Boeing 787s. Now hear Thomson managing director Chris Browne describe why she is so excited about the twinjet. Hint – it’s all about the passenger experience.Click PLAY to the right of the screen.

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Lufthansa says ‘new European cabin’ is NOT about density

Flightglobal yesterday broke the news that Lufthansa is planning to overhaul the cabins of its European fleet and introduce a new service concept later this year, under a project designated ‘Neue Europa Kabine’. Needless to say, this bit of news sent some of us in the social media world into a flutter,  wondering if the […]

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Enter the twin-aisle narrowbody

Airbus and Boeing remain under pressure from airlines to define their narrowbody replacement plans. But with strong backlogs for the Airbus A320 and Boeing 737, neither airframer appears too terribly worried about would-be successors. Instead they have been developing their current programmes to improve efficiency. Airbus may even opt to re-engine the A320. That is […]

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