As more airlines return to profitability, more are focusing on the cabin interiors, which have deteriorated from years of deferred maintenance and fail to provide the newest inflight comforts demanded by today's passengers -- especially in premium classes of service. "The North American carriers essentially missed an upgrade cycle due to the post-9/11 industry downturn," said Trevor Skelly, vice president and general manager of B/E Aerospace-FSI in Marysville, Wash. "Now, for the first ...


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