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.

May 22, 2014 - 7:20am

VIP completion specialist Aeria Luxury Interiors (Booth 3539) of San Antonio, Texas is displaying conceptual renderings prepared by its interior design team for Boeing narrow- and wide-body aircraft. Aeria, the completions division of ST Aerospace, is now preparing for its first BBJ green cabin completion, said Ron Soret, vice president and general manager of completions.

May 22, 2014 - 7:20am

Vision Systems Aeronautics (Booth 2809) of Lyon, France is unveiling here at EBACE 2014 two new products: Energia, a self-powered dimmable window; and VisiStream, a solution for Wi-Fi inflight entertainment (IFE) and connectivity.

May 22, 2014 - 7:15am

VIP catering management technology specialist Private Flight Global (Booth 3218) is adding a new tool to its web-based ordering system–customer feedback reporting. “Regrettable issues with pricing, selection, food quality, timeliness, presentation or any other situation,” the company noted, can be reported with accompanying photographs. The Flight Feedback Reporting feature also can be used to relay positive feedback.

May 22, 2014 - 7:10am

Seeking to expand beyond its VIP airliner market, Custom Control Concepts (CCC, Booth 818) of Kent, Washington is showcasing at EBACE 2014 its newly introduced SkyOne inflight entertainment and cabin management system (IFE/CMS) solution and Sky-Fi wireless Internet connection sharing (ICS) system for business jets and helicopters.

May 22, 2014 - 6:30am
Flying Colour Corp's newly completed hangar increases capacity for interiors and maintenance work on large jets.

Canada-based Flying Colours, a specialist in the completion and refurbishment of Bombardier aircraft, is highlighting the company’s ability to service clients in Europe, underscored by recent facility expansion at home and successes in Asia. “We’re getting more inquiries from Europe for heavy refurbishment and maintenance,” said Eric Gillespie, executive v-p of sales and marketing.

May 22, 2014 - 6:30am

Canada-based Flying Colours, a specialist in the completion and refurbishment of Bombardier aircraft, is highlighting the company’s ability to service clients in Europe, underscored by recent facility expansion at home and successes in Asia. “We’re getting more inquiries from Europe for heavy refurbishment and maintenance,” said Eric Gillespie, executive v-p of sales and marketing.

May 22, 2014 - 6:15am

Completion specialist L-3 Platform Integration of Waco, Texas reported at EBACE 2014 “significant progress” on completing two 747-8 VVIP aircraft for undisclosed customers. One of the aircraft is slated to become the first ever 747-8 VVIP completion.

May 22, 2014 - 6:15am

Completion specialist L-3 Platform Integration of Waco, Texas reported at EBACE 2014 “significant progress” on completing two 747-8 VVIP aircraft for undisclosed customers. One of the aircraft is slated to become the first ever 747-8 VVIP completion.

May 22, 2014 - 5:10am
Oliver Thomaschewski, Project Manager A/C Interior VIP & Executive Jet Solutions, introduces a new innovation in VIP seating.

VIP aircraft services provider Lufthansa Technik has unveiled new offerings for cabin completions and a major corporate investment and reorganization aimed at keeping its pipeline filled with innovative ideas, products and services.

Under its Innovation Boost program, introduced here at the EBACE show, Lufthansa Technik (Booth 5634) is quadrupling its research and development spending, committing €200 million through 2017. The company is also changing its organizational structure to create a better environment for innovation and new product development.

 
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