In the lead-up to the Aircraft Seating Conference in Hamburg, let’s take a look at the hottest developments and stories about seats and cabin that are thriving through the industry. Airfrance, Airbus, Boeing, Fraunhofer Institute and Expliseat, presenters at the event, are making headlines in the region with new products and corporate moves that will shake the aviation industry.
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Get a sneak peek on the AirGo’s - soon to be launched - business class seat that offers 8 more Pax as compared to United Polaris. More to be covered in the interview: long-haul narrowbody flights, new cabin configuration trends and how can seat providers adapt to airlines’ needs. Download here for free!
The airlines are in a race to deliver passengers comfort and brand loyalty at lower costs. The question is, how? Learn more in our latest article that you download for free here:
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The Latest Innovations in Aircraft Passenger Experience
As aircraft seat counts reach new highs and passengers express dissatisfaction with overcrowding, cost-reduction has become a significant focus for the airline industry. Aircraft seats play an important role in this: not only can they have a drastic effect on weight, they also add operational costs by requiring regular maintenance to ensure a comfortable ride for passengers. This article covers the latest maintenance strategies employed for this sector.
In addition to reducing costs, the main priorities for seat designers, airframe manufacturers, and airlines are improving comfort and lightweight materials.
The Aircraft Seating sector is currently a hotbed of innovation, so we've compiled a list of the most exciting developments in seat design and cabin configurations. Download the article and find out who the key players in the sector are, and what kind of cabin experience we can expect to see within a few years.
With these innovations making their way to mass production, we can expect a similar investment boom in seat materials and components - there are exciting opportunities coming up for textile, composite, plastics, foam, and electronic component manufacturers in the very near future.
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