Systems & interiors – Page 24

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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 – ...

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    AIX: Celestica carves a niche in legacy aircraft

    2019-04-02T13:09:11Z

    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

    2019-04-02T12:58:45Z

    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

    2019-04-02T11:26:00Z

    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.

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

    2019-04-02T10:42:03Z

    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

    2019-04-02T10:06:24Z

    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

    2019-04-02T09:31:00Z

    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.

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    AIX: Lion Air Group picks AirFi for wireless IFE deal

    2019-04-02T09:11:24Z

    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: First A320 with LHT-Diehl rear galley returned to service

    2019-04-02T08:04:33Z

    Diehl Aviation chief executive Rainer von Borstel foresees "huge demand" for the manufacturer's integrated aft galley-lavatory complex, which is being supplied in partnership with Lufthansa Technik as a retrofit solution for Airbus A320 operators aiming to increase seat capacity.

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    FAA to begin 737 Max software final review in 'coming weeks'

    2019-04-01T21:04:45Z

    ​The Federal Aviation Administration now expects to receive Boeing's final 737 Max software update in the "coming weeks", saying Boeing needs more time to develop the fix.

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    AIX: Boeing to trial SmartCabin technologies this year

    2019-04-01T15:54:28Z

    Boeing intends to flight-test a range of developmental digital interior technologies later this year, as part of its SmartCabin programme.

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    AIX: STG unveils first blue photoluminescent signs

    2019-04-01T15:44:38Z

    STG Aerospace is launching what it describes as the world's first blue photoluminescent aircraft signage, as part of its saf-Tsign range.

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

    2019-04-01T15:41:39Z

    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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    AIX: American Airlines eyes more wi-fi sponsorship deals

    2019-04-01T15:28:16Z

    American Airlines passengers will be given free access to Apple Music through the carrier's ViaSat Ka-band in-flight connectivity service, thanks to a new sponsorship deal with the tech giant which could help pave the way to making paid-for onboard wi-fi a thing of the past.

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    AIX: Star Alliance plans one-stop digital shop

    2019-04-01T15:22:29Z

    Passengers travelling on Star Alliance carriers will eventually be able to access everything they need to know about any of the group's 28 members through the app or website of their preferred airline, under a new digital services platform that is being rolled out this year and next.

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    AIX: Cabin interiors market takes cues from car industry

    2019-04-01T15:17:49Z

    Aircraft cabin interiors will increasingly take cues from the car industry, which shares the unique challenge of keeping customers happy and comfortable for long periods of time in a confined space. Unlike the automobile sector, however, lead times to develop new aircraft cabins can take years rather than months – ...

  • Analysis

    ANALYSIS: Recaro aims to lead in business and economy cabins

    2019-04-01T14:55:00Z

    Recaro Aircraft Seating chief executive Mark Hiller is nothing if not ambitious for the privately owned German business in which he is also a shareholder.

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    AIX: Bucher shows off in-flight service carts

    2019-04-01T12:09:16Z

    Bucher is unveiling a range of new products led by the new half-size ARCTICart.