All Systems & Interiors news – Page 28

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    ​AIX: Safran’s Versa seeks chorus of approval


    Versa is the new high-end business class seat from Safran Seats, featuring a new modular platform that delivers weight and space optimisations and a capability to address an extensive range of airlines requirements.

  • Inmarsat

    AIX: Inmarsat launches EAN, looks forward to post-takeover growth


    Inmarsat is celebrating the 1000th installation of its GX Aviation, JetConneX and European Aviation Network (EAN) in-flight broadband services, as it looks forward to even stronger growth under new ownership when its $3.4 billion takeover by a consortium of private equity investors is finalised later this year.

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    AIX: Thales completes Gemalto acquisition


    Recently appointed Thales InFlyt chief executive Philippe Carette has confirmed completion of the company's acquisition of Gemalto, part of a "digital transformation" involving investment of €7 million ($7.8 billion) since 2014.

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    AIX: Pitch gets a seat with Antonov


    Pitch Aircraft Seating’s PF3000 seat is to be a linefit item on the Antonov 148/158 family – a breakthrough for the seat manufacturer.

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    AIX: Williams and JPA Design unveil seat development project


    Formula 1 team Williams and JPA Design have revealed initial details for a seat development project that will utilise composite technologies for racing-cars.

  • New Airbus lightweight lie-flat A320 business seat

    AIX: Airbus unveils lightweight lie-flat A320 business seat


    Airbus is in the process of developing a simplified, lie-flat business class seat for A320-family aircraft, utilising existing economy-seat structures.

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    AIX: AIM cabin concept targets in-flight fitness and flexibility


    One moment a dining suite, the next an open space for yoga. AIM Altitude’s ULTRAFLEX cabin concept offers just that possibility, after the company observed a growing desire among airlines to offer more amenities to passengers on flights long-haul flights of around 12 to 20h.

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    AIX: Wifi Technologies sees aircraft as 'virtual hypermarkets'


    ​Belgium-based Wifi Technologies is billing its shoebox-sized Air Streamer wireless IFE device as a sales tool that can turn aircraft cabins into “virtual hypermarkets”.

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    AIX: ​Immfly opens Eastern’s opportunities


    Immfly has won a contract from Eastern Airlines to install its WIFE platform on nine Boeing 767s. The carrier’s passengers will be able to access a portfolio of video and audio content from big Hollywood studios. The platform will also be made available in multiple languages to serve the airline’s ...

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    AIX: Biometric testing tells airlines what passengers want


    ​Biometric tests can tell airlines what passengers want

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    AIX: Nordwind selects Inflight Canada system


    ​Russia’s Nordwind Airlines has selected Inflight Canada’s PSS+ in-flight connectivity system for its new fleet of six Boeing 777-300ERs.

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    AIX: ​Astronics gets smart in the cabin and in orbit


    A Smart Cabin System and an electronically steered array antenna head up the products displayed by Astronics at Stand 3B30 – supported by new concepts in cabin lighting, passenger service units and the use of Li-Fi.

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    ​AIX: Lantal keeps passengers at the right temperature


    Giving passengers the option of how hot or cold they wish to be in their own seat is the latest innovation from Lantal. The company’s new Seat Heating and Cooling System is now in preparation for qualification in the fourth quarter of 2019, before entering service on the new Boeing ...

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    AIX: All-round view makes aircraft a high-visibility zone


    ​Passengers familiar with the view-from-outside delivered by external-mounted cameras are in for a surprise when they get a look through Latecoere’s new “360” system. Mounted either on the belly or roof, the 360 is a small 4k resolution camera with bubble-view anamorphic lens and modern processing power to deliver – ...

  • Celestica

    AIX: Celestica carves a niche in legacy aircraft


    For Canadian electronics wizards Celestica, the path to the future joins legacy hardware with sophisticated stock control systems and careful technology selection to slash the cost of supporting out-of-production aircraft.

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    AIX: ACM warns of 'unhealthy' sitting on aircraft


    German interior specialist Aircraft Cabin Modification has developed a new economy seat cover intended to alleviate the problems caused by unhealthy sitting posture.

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    AIX: American to upgrade cabins across its A321 fleet


    American Airlines is to equip a total of 300 in-service and on-order Airbus A321s with enlarged overhead luggage bins, LED lighting and wi-fi sytems.

  • Hawaiian becomes first customer for Adient Aerospa

    AIX: Hawaiian becomes first customer for Adient Aerospace's seats


    Adient Aerospace – the joint venture between Boeing and automotive seat maker Adient – has secured its first customer, a year on from unveiling its first product at the 2018 show and six months after formally launching as a business following regulatory approval.

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    AIX: Airbus inaugurates expanded cabin centre in Hamburg


    Airbus has opened an extension of its A350 cabin CDC (customer definition centre) at its Hamburg facility, to include A320 and A330 interior customisation activities.

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    AIX: Boeing reveals design philosophy behind 777X cabin


    The 737 Max grounding that followed two fatal air crashes has cast a shadow over Boeing’s presence at AIX 2019. Even the unveiling of the manufacturer’s new flagship – the 777X – on 13 March was a scaled-down viewing for employees, rather than the grand media occasion originally planned.