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    ZIM Aircraft Seating shows off new coach class seat family


    ZIM Aircraft Seating is showing a new coach class seat family incorporating a completely new frame and design, as well as new surfaces, foams, and ergonomics.

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    How wildfire warriors are adapting to meet firefighting challenge


    Aerial assets play a key role in the battle to keep forest and bush blazes at bay. From modified airframes to purpose-built aircraft, we look at what the latest specialist platforms are capable of.

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    Comlux chief executive Richard Gaona on hopes for the ACJ TwoTwenty


    Charter and completions specialist Comlux is highly invested in the new corporate aircraft version of Airbus’s smallest narrowbody, the ACJ TwoTwenty programme.

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    AIX: SKYDeals reinvents in flight shopping


    Inflight Shoppertainment really has taken off since SKYDeals demonstrated the concept at AIX 18. The idea of making shopping entertaining and fun for passengers has been adopted by Air France, SKYDeals’ chief executive officer Julien Sivan reports.

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    ​AIX: Geven and Velantis to offer a new market service


    A new way to finance the acquisition of new passenger seats has been launched by Geven and Velantis Seat Financing Solutions. The pair will offer seat leasing services to airlines, operators and aircraft lessors.

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    ​AIX: Air Esurfing and Honeywell sign a new deal for China


    Honeywell has signed up Air Esurfing Information Technology (ARE) as the exclusive distributor in China of its next-generation JetWave satellite communications hardware.

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    AIX: ​Goudsmit to grow business in aerospace


    Magnet-maker Goudsmit UK is taking advantage of the electrification of aircraft to build its presence in the aerospace industry. The Belfast-based company designs, manufactures and supplies permanent magnets and magnetic assemblies, which it says are lower in weight than their predecessors.

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    ​AIX: New brand Burrana debuts with a product launch in 2019


    The first product solely branded as Burrana is on its way. The company, which emerged as a new name in the IFE sector after digEcor acquired Collins Aerospace’s commercial IFE business, is ready to build on its renowned legacy products and deliver a “truly innovative” seatback IFE solution before the ...

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    AIX: ​KLM to install AirFi wireless IFE on 747s


    KLM has selected AirFi latest-generation portable wireless IFE for its Boeing 747 fleet.

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    AIX: Honeywell offers routes to well-crafted data


    Honeywell is debuting at the show its GoDIRECT suite, featuring a new router.

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    AIX: Tapis offers industry leather alternative


    ​Tapis is demonstrating the value of collaboration with a variety of manufacturers’ seats featuring Tapis seat covers that provide “a luxurious, sustainable and durable alternative” to leather. Prototype seats from four seat OEMs – Safran, Molon-Labe, Rebel Aero and Butterfly – are on display featuring the range of Ultrafabrics.

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    AIX: ​Acro launches Series 6LC economy seat


    Acro Aircraft Seating has launched the Series 6LC economy class seat, aimed primarily at the narrowbody fleets of low-cost carriers. The company has lined up a major low-cost carrier as a launch customer and will be revealing the airline’s identity in the near future.

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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.

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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: 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: ​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: ​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: Lion Air Group picks AirFi for wireless IFE deal


    AirFi Indonesia has been selected by Lion Air Group to supply wireless IFE across the 200-plus aircraft that make up the fleets of its five airlines.

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    AIX: ​Etihad to trial Panasonic's Jet Lag Adviser


    Etihad Airways is to be the first airline to trial Panasonic's new wellness solution, the Jet Lag Adviser, developed in collaboration with Detalytics and incorporated into the airline's app.

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