Singapore Airlines Shelves Seat Refit On 737-800s, For Now

By Chen Chuanren Sep 28, 2020
Singapore Airlines will not refit its SilkAir Boeing 737-800s with new lie-flat business class seats, as the regional unit reintegrates with the parent carrier. 
Interiors & Connectivity

‘Peace Of Mind’ To Drive Interiors Transformation

By Chen Chuanren Sep 24, 2020
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. 
MRO Asia

Boeing Anti-Viral UV Wand To Enter Production

By Guy Norris Sep 22, 2020
A Boeing-developed ultraviolet wand that can sanitize aircraft interiors will be manufactured by Florida-based lighting specialists Healthe after final validation testing under the aircraft manufacturer’s latest ecoDemonstrator program.
Interiors & Connectivity

Panasonic Launches Inflight COVID-19 Products To Help Airlines

By Helen Massy-Beresford Sep 17, 2020
Panasonic Avionics is launching inflight products designed to support airlines in their efforts to address passenger concerns about hygiene when flying during the pandemic.
Interiors & Connectivity

Private Equity Firm GTCR Acquires Stake In Gogo

By Victoria Moores Sep 14, 2020
Affiliates of Chicago-based private equity firm GTCR have acquired a 14.8% stake in inflight connectivity provider Gogo.
Interiors & Connectivity

First Take, Sept. 14, 2020

Sep 11, 2020
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.
Emerging Technologies

Gogo Sells Commercial Aviation Unit To Intelsat In Vertical IFC Deal

By Michael Bruno Sep 01, 2020
Embattled aircraft connectivity provider Gogo will sell its commercial aviation unit to bankrupt satellite services provider Intelsat for $400 million in a deal that might help the latter return to a viable business while the former tries to avoid liquidation.
Interiors & Connectivity

Recaro, Airbus leaders focus on hygiene, flexibility for interiors future

By Linda Blachly Aug 31, 2020
Recaro Aircraft Seating and Airbus leadership are discussing how to collaborate on ideas to manage the effects on the interiors industry as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.
Air Transport

Daily Memo: What Will The Post-COVID-19 Cabin Look Like?

By Helen Massy-Beresford Aug 27, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic may have changed just about every aspect of travel already—but aircraft cabin designers believe there may be more long-term shifts to come. 
Interiors & Connectivity

American Airlines Deploys Powerful Coronavirus-Killing Cabin Spray

By Ben Goldstein Aug 26, 2020
American Airlines became the first carrier to deploy a new surface-cleaning solution that is claimed to kill 99.99% of coronavirus cells for up to a week after it is sprayed, as airlines look to persuade the public that flying is safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Interiors & Connectivity

Recaro Aircraft Seating, Wizz Air Ink Economy Seat Deal

By Linda Blachly Aug 25, 2020
Recaro Aircraft Seating has secured a deal with Wizz Air for 31,767 passenger seats as part of a larger partnership deal with airlines in the portfolio of Indigo Partners for nearly 100,000 passenger seats. 
Interiors & Connectivity

New Lseat to offer sleep mode in economy class

By Linda Blachly Aug 19, 2020
As cabin seat innovators look for ways to make economy class more comfortable for passengers and more profitable for airlines, new seat designs are attracting attention.
Interiors & Connectivity

Cabin designers are working on new hygiene-sound concepts

By Linda Blachly Aug 19, 2020
Will the pandemic change aircraft cabin designs?
Interiors & Connectivity

COVID-19 Spurs Cabin Hygiene Innovation

By Linda Blachly Aug 19, 2020
Airlines are prioritizing cabin hygiene, pulling out all the stops to assure passengers and crews that it is safe to fly in the pandemic environment…
Interiors & Connectivity

Interior Product Outlook

By Linda Blachly Aug 19, 2020
Aircraft cabin interior product forecast:
Interiors & Connectivity

First Take (Aug. 17, 2020)

Aug 14, 2020
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.
Emerging Technologies

Gogo Looking To Sell Commercial Aviation Division; Workforce Cuts Set

By Linda Blachly Aug 11, 2020
Inflight entertainment provider Gogo has begun talks to sell its commercial aviation (CA) business, president and CEO Oakleigh Thorne revealed on an Aug. 10 earnings call. 
Interiors & Connectivity

Can China Ban Airbus, Boeing But Still Engage Western Engine Makers?

By Bradley Perrett Aug 11, 2020
Ask the Editors: China is squeezing out foreign airframe makers but still relies on Western engine and onboard suppliers—for now.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Vistara’s first A321neo offers lie-flat seats

By Linda Blachly Jul 27, 2020
India’s Vistara received its first Airbus A321neo, which will be used on short- to medium-haul international routes or destinations within seven hours of flying time.
Air Transport

Aircraft interior collaboration combats COVID-19 concerns

By Linda Blachly Jul 23, 2020
As aircraft interior companies search for new designs to ensure passengers that flying is safe, many have begun partnerships to address all three major concerns in the COVID-19-era aircraft cabin—anti-microbial surfaces, physical separation and respiratory protection.
Air Transport

Qatar Airways stays customer-focused in COVID-19 era

By Linda Blachly Jul 23, 2020
As airlines explore many strategies to navigate the ongoing COVID-19 new reality, Qatar Airways Group CEO Akbar Al Baker believes it is inside the cabin that ultimately makes the difference in boosting passenger confidence to fly again.
Air Transport

Industry poll: Digital technologies central to aviation’s post-COVID recovery

By Linda Blachly Jul 15, 2020
Despite the financial impact many airlines are facing as a result of COVID-19, many industry players agree that adopting digital and connected…
Air Transport

Passur Platform Integrates Space-Based ADS-B Data

By Bill Carey Jul 15, 2020
Passur Aerospace will integrate satellite-based aircraft tracking data from Aireon into its airline and airport operations management platform, the companies announced on July 14.
Connected Aerospace

Raytheon Technologies CEO On Riding Out the COVID-19 Crisis

Jul 13, 2020
Greg Hayes took heat for merging UTC with Raytheon, but critics are silenced as defense has cushioned the company during the pandemic.
Defense and Space

Aircraft interiors industry sees 60% drop-off, accelerates innovation

By Linda Blachly Jul 02, 2020
The global COVID-19 pandemic—which has wreaked havoc with the plans of millions of travelers—has also created severe knock-on effects for airlines and cabin interior manufacturers. Even though more than half of the world’s passenger fleets are back in service, it is clear the airline industry is not likely to recover fully for at least two to three years.
Interiors & Connectivity

 

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