Poll: Will COVID-19-related Innovations In Cabin Interiors Be An Effective Enticement For Passengers?

Despite numerous studies and reports on the cleanliness of passenger aircraft and the low risk of infection while aboard, the implementation of tangible and visible measures is key to building passenger confidence.

That trend will drive innovations such as inflight connectivity, anti-bacterial products and interior modifications.

Speaking on a panel at Aviation Week Network’s MRO Asia-Pacific virtual event, Boeing VP of specialty products and services Katherine Schaefer said that over the past two to six months, her team has received a growing number of enquiries about solutions for sanitizing and cleaning. Airlines are also looking to use narrowbody aircraft for leaner and more distant routes, for which they are looking at pod-style lie-flat business-class seats for privacy and protection.

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