All Systems & interiors articles – Page 23

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    AIX: PAL equips long-haul fleet with SITAONAIR connectivity service

    2019-04-02T14:42:14Z

    ​Philippine Airlines (PAL) has equipped its long-haul fleet with SITAONAIR’s Inmarsat GX Aviation-supported in-flight connectivity service.

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    AIX: Bombardier prioritises accessibility and 'ease of travel'

    2019-04-02T14:41:09Z

    Air travel, observes Patrick Baudis, is still a stressful experience for many people. So Bombardier’s head of marketing wants – indeed expects – to see “ease of travel” become a priority for the aviation industry over the coming years.

  • Recaro unveils a trio of seats
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    AIX: Recaro unveils a trio of seats

    2019-04-02T14:11:12Z

    ​Seat maker Recaro says it is close to announcing a launch customer for its latest business class product, one of three lines it is revealing at the show.

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    AIX: Collins Aerospace adds new connectivity customers

    2019-04-02T14:09:42Z

    Collins Aerospace has signed contracts with “seven or eight” unnamed airlines for its CabinConnect wireless high-speed broadband connectivity solution, and announced at the show a deal with Gulf Air to install its GlobalConnect managed digital service on the airline’s Airbus A320Neos.

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    AIX: PXCom launches IFEC consulting service

    2019-04-02T13:51:51Z

    ​PXCom is taking a holistic approach to aftercare through the launch of a new “360 degree”, platform-agnostic consulting service aimed at the in-flight entertainment and connectivity industry.

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    AIX: ​Acro launches Series 6LC economy seat

    2019-04-02T13:50:58Z

    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

    2019-04-02T13:50:04Z

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

    2019-04-02T13:49:14Z

    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

    2019-04-02T13:30:15Z

    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

    2019-04-02T13:28:35Z

    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

    2019-04-02T13:25:28Z

    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
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    AIX: Airbus unveils lightweight lie-flat A320 business seat

    2019-04-02T13:25:00Z

    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

    2019-04-02T13:24:35Z

    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'

    2019-04-02T13:23:42Z

    ​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

    2019-04-02T13:19:41Z

    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

    2019-04-02T13:18:55Z

    ​Biometric tests can tell airlines what passengers want

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    AIX: Nordwind selects Inflight Canada system

    2019-04-02T13:17:41Z

    ​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

    2019-04-02T13:14:43Z

    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

    2019-04-02T13:11:45Z

    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

    2019-04-02T13:10:31Z

    ​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 – ...