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IATA Expert Interview about Innovation Vs. Certification in Seating and Cabin

IATA's Jonathan Jasper discusses cabin operational safety within cabin design, as well as some critical aspects, including ways to´improve production processes and multi-stake holder coordination.

Download this free Expert Interview and learn more about:

  • Certification requirements: safety management systems and risk assessment.
  • Supply chain management and ways to improve production processes
  • Designing aircraft seating and the major parameters that will drive growth
  • Cabin and seat production errors: lead-time and processes

AirAsia Expert Interview on Cabin: The Sweet Spot Between Innovation and Cost

Transport IQ would like to present to you this exclusive Expert Interview with AirAsia's Sajumon MP, Manager of Projects, Contracts & New Initiatives, where they discuss the different strategies for aeroplane weight reduction, production, processing and passenger perspectives to find "The Sweet Spot Between Innovation and Coast".

The Interview focuses on:
  • Strategies to drive growth in your market
  • The major parameters that willl drive growth and be a game-changer
  • The Sweet Spot Between Innovation and Cost
  • Errors to avoid regarding cabin and seating production

AIRBUS Interview about future business models, ancillary services and opportunities

In the build-up to IQPC's Aircraft Seating Conference in Hamburg, Mr. Jourdan; Product and Services Strategy Manager at Airbus, gives his views on future business models and how ancillary services will unlock juicy opportunities.

The Interview also focuses on:
  • An OEM perspective that will help airlines achieve flyer fidelity
  • Ancillary services to seating and cabin products
  • Business models to be adopted to offer a unique and differentiated experience
  • Screens/IFE systems vs. Wireless entertainment

DLR Presentation on Dynamic Passenger Behaviour

DLR Presentation on "Dynamic Passenger Behaviour" presented by Michael Schultz, Head of Department at DLR, during the previous aircraft Seating Conference.
Read here about the Presentation and learn more about DLR's approach on:
  • Application of a connected aircraft cabin
  • Background on aircraft trajectory, ground operations, and boarding
  • Dynamic change of aircraft seat condition for fast boarding
  • A new boarding strategy: head-to-head simulation

Top Stories on Aircraft Cabin and Seating that you might have missed - European Edition 2019

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.

Download the top stories that you might have missed here for free:

Interview with AirGo Design’s CTO, Mr. Alireza Yaghoubi

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!

Cabin Additive Manufacturing: Saving weight, time and cost - Transport IQ Article

While the additive manufacturing technology is making headlines around the world, furiously finding its way through the aerospace industry, its certification still remains an issue flying slower than the actual innovation.
Transport IQ has prepared an excellent article featuring the 3D printing technology describing the latest development on the technology that has broken into cabin works to deliver weight, time and cost savings at rates never witnessed before. Download the article for free here:

Article on Aircraft Cabin and Seating Innovation

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:

Virtual Seat Prototyping

How to virtually pre-certify aircraft seats with composites in the structure

Come Sit With Me

How airlines are going all-in to impress business travelers

The Great Divide

What people really want in seating and what changes they dread?

The Latest Innovations in Passenger Experience

The Latest Innovations in Aircraft Passenger Experience

Innovations in Aircraft Seat Maintenance

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.

Interview with Aysegul Durak

Ayşegül Durak, Cabin Interior Chief Engineer at Turkish Airlines, gave an interview on the current challenges around aircraft seating market and new developments in cabin interiors. Find out more and download the interview for free here. 

A game-changer in economy seating

Will there ever be a game-changer in economy seating?

a presentation by
Anthony Harcup,
Associate Director, Acumen Design Associates Ltd., UK

Top 10 Innovations in Aircraft Seat Design

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.

Passenger Seating: Designing Maintainablitity and Reliability Upfront

by Joseph Eddy, Sr. Project Manager - Delta Airlines

Seat Design: Qualification and tests challenges

a presentation by Jacques Debouchaud, Cabin Interior Research & Innovation Manager, STELIA AEROSPACE

Aircraft Seating: Stronger and lighter, but are passengers happy?

Extend your knowledge and gain a deeper insight into aircraft seating by reading this exclusive article.

Hawaiian Airlines: Elevating the customer experience in a leisure market

a presentation by Stephan Koenen, Product Manager - Cabin Interiors

Download the exclusive interview with Peter Vink from TU Delft

IQPC talked exclusively to Peter Vink, Professor at TU Delft, about the experiences we have on lightweight seat comfort in the automotive and aircraft industry. Download the complete interview here.

The Future of Aircraft Boarding - Exclusive Presentation by Dr. Michael Schultz

Download Dr. Michael Schultz’s free presentation on “Future of Aircraft Boarding” with topics including: boarding strategy, operational systems strategy, connected aircraft cabin, and innovations in seating here.

Interview with John Tighe - JPA Design

John Tighe from JPA Design about the aircraft and automotive industries common challenges, what have the aircraft seat manufacturers to learn from the advancements already made in the automotive environment and how the knowledge can be implemented for driving innovation. Read all questions and answers in the full interview that you download here for free:

MIRUS presentation on "New Materials Trends & Their Influence on Robustness"

Enjoy the free presentation on "New Materials Trends & Their Influence on Robustness" by aircraft seating innovator MIRUS.  Download it here.

India's Emerging Aircraft Industry: An Exclusive Interview with Sajumon MP of Jet Airways

IQPC talked exclusively to Sajumon Maledathu Pankajakshan, from Aircraft Maintenance Management at Jet Airways, about how new opportunities within India's growing and changing airline landscape will impact the airline industry at large.  Download the exclusive interview here to find what he had to say and how Jet Airways and others are preparing for the shift behind it all.