Cabin Interior and Electronics
News and developments about everything that goes into the cabin of an aircraft, from floor coverings to headliners, with a special emphasis on in-flight entertainment, communications and other electronics for passengers. If it is in the cabin of an aircraft, it’s covered here.
Lufthansa Technik is set to reveal its VIP cabin concepts for the Airbus A350 XWB and new narrowbodies
TAP Air Portugal revealed as launch customer
Canadian firm converts regional jet to a combi corporate configuration
Smartphones with the Wi-Fi calling feature can use their same number for airborne satcom calling and texting.
The SmartSky air-to-ground network is expected to begin service in the fourth quarter of 2016, with full U.S. coverage in mid-2017.
Bombardier's WAVE high-speed Ka-band satcom is available as an option on new Global 5000s and 6000s, and retrofittable to older models.
The SmartSky will provide speeds and capability 10 times that of most available inflight networks.
Proposal would add to CS-25 a new appendix for “low-occupancy airplanes,” the EASA’s generic terminology for business jets.
It's now easier to update the cabin entertainment system on 300-series Challengers
Duncan Aviation will provide repairs and spares for Gogo Business Aviation's inflight connectivity equipment.