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Airbus Presents Option for Beds in Cargo Hold

Airbus has presented plans to add sleeping pods to its aircraft — in the cargo hold. The airplane maker plans to include the option of having beds in the cargo hold of its A330 aircraft from 2020 onwards. Sleeper compartments on the A350 XWB airliner is also being studied. Airbus announced the news at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg this week. The sleeping pods would be added as modules, which would allow airlines to continue using the cargo compartments…

Innovative Aircraft Cabin Interior Designs Honored at AIX2018

The Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) was held in Hamburg, Germany this week, an industry event which has in the past attracted over 16,000 attendees. AIX 2018 is described as ‘the world’s leading event for airlines and the supply chain to source the latest innovations, technologies and products for the cabin…

British Airways Introduces New Cabin for Gatwick Based 777s

British Airways has announced a cabin refresh for their long haul fleet based at London Gatwick. The new upgrades are for passengers in the World Traveller and World Traveller Plus cabins on the airline's Boeing 777s based at London Gatwick. The cabin updates on the 10 plane fleet is expected…

The Best in Flying: Competitors for Crystal Cabin Awards 2018…

The Crystal Cabin Awards released the list of the competitors vying for its namesake award, given for the past 12 years for the best in aircraft innovation on Tuesday. The winners, which will be announced at the Aircraft Interiors Expo on April 10-12, will come from a list of 91…

Singapore Airlines Adds Premium Economy Product on San Francisco to…

On Friday, Singapore Airlines announced that it would be adding premium economy between San Francisco (SFO) and Hong Kong (HGK) on flights 1 and 2. This addition allows the carrier to offer premium economy to four of their U.S. gateways: New York, Los Angeles, Houston, and now San Francisco. Singapore’s…

Hawaiian Airlines Introduces A321neo Cabin Design, Outlines Preliminary Delivery Timeline

In an announcement made at the sixth annual Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, Germany, Honolulu-based Hawaiian Airlines, revealed its distinctive cabin design for their new A321neo fleet arriving later this year. In an attempt to keep with their design language of "Earth, Sea, and Sky," the carrier teamed up with…

American Announces Plans for Their 787 Dreamliner

American Airlines, on Wednesday, announced its plans for its Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner.  This comes after a long wait and has made many eager to see inside of the new aircraft.  The interior configuration as well as the routes it will fly were revealed. Across the board the 787 boasts features…