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VIDEO: High-density full-flat seat not for the super tall

At an exact height of 5ft, 11.75in (and a solid 6ft, 3in in heels), I’m considered a tall lass. But people like me are becoming less of an oddity, as our species gets collectively taller. So why is EADS Sogerma bringing a high-density full-flat business class seat to market? Simple. Airlines want to be able […]

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Rockwell Collins IS BACK in the NEW in-seat IFE game!

Rockwell Collins will tell you that it never really left the world of in-seat audio/video on demand (AVOD). And, quite technically, Rockwell Collins is right. The company’s eTES and dTES in-flight entertainment systems are in operation on myriad aircraft in the world fleet, and the firm has continued to support these solutions for its customers. […]

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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: My love affair with Air France’s new Affaires business class seat

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PHOTOS: Will I need a butt cushion for Lufthansa’s new seat?

I don’t have a lot of cushion on my derriere these days (although I’m going to work hard to change that over the holidays…more stuffing please!). So, when I saw the new slim seat being fitted to Lufthansa’s short- and medium-haul fleet, I must admit I cringed just a little bit and wondered whether I […]

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Much ado about flat-bed seats

Delta Air Lines has emerged somewhat victorious in a law suit involving – wait for it – Virgin Atlantic’s Upper Class Suite (UCS). The US major applied for, and received, a summary judgment dismissing a claim by Virgin against Delta for infringement of a patent on the UCS flat-bed seat, which was manufactured by interiors […]

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Air New Zealand to launch Skycouch on 22 December

Air New Zealand says its much anticipated Skycouch economy and Spaceseat premium economy seats are taking flight this month with the first flight of its new Boeing 777-300 aircraft, “The new aircraft was designed with passengers’ flight personalities in mind, resulting in an in-flight experience tailored to meet the needs of each passenger,” says Air […]

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VIDEO: B/E Aerospace unveils Zero Gravity seat at #NBAA10

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Breaking: FAA easier on Koito operators than EASA in AD

EASA and FAA have each issued proposed airworthiness directives concerning the massive Koito debacle. But the two ADs ARE NOT the same. Here is a link to the FAA proposed AD that will formally hit the agency’s web site tomorrow. Cut and paste the URL or click on the photo above. Moveable Type is acting […]

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Pinnacle seat is B/E’s hottest-ever product launch

B/E Aerospace is raking in the orders for its new Pinnacle slimline seat. During an earnings conference call last week, the company’s president and chief operating officer Mike Baughan revealed that Pinnacle has become B/E’s most successful product launch to date.Key quote: “Pinnacle has been our most successful product launch and I would say the […]

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