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.

Satcom Direct’s SD Live uses new data-compression technology that requires less than 1 Mbps.
Oct 31, 2016 - 8:00 AM
SD Live allows passengers to stream live television via their own personal electronic devices or the cabin entertainment system anywhere in the world.
Aircraft Lighting International's LED replacement lights can fit almost any business jet, says the company.
Oct 30, 2016 - 12:00 PM
Replacements save weight, maintenance costs and provide better illumination–inside the cabin and out
There seems to be no limit to passengers’ appetite for in-flight connectivity, often at a significant price.  The GoDirect platform lets operators limit available data and isolate costs to help customers manage billing.
Oct 30, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Through its GoDirect services platform Honeywell is responding to customer demand for great simplicity, transparency and control over the services they rec
Oct 29, 2016 - 2:45 PM
Machine maker touts benefits of taking upholstery operations in-house.
Oct 29, 2016 - 9:15 AM
The new division enables Vision Systems to serve other industry segments more efficiently.
Oct 25, 2016 - 11:56 PM
In-flight connectivity is now so important that its outage could be enough to ground an airplane, in the eyes of operators.
Oct 25, 2016 - 10:42 AM
Company eyes market of more than 20,000 business jets, estimating $200,000 to more than $1 million of “opportunity” per aircraft.
Oct 24, 2016 - 12:40 PM
Company received parts manufacturer approval from the U.S. FAA for its SD WiFi Hub, as well as EASA Part 145 repair station designation.
Oct 24, 2016 - 11:57 AM
Combined entity would employ 30,000 workers, produce $8.1 billion in revenues and offer a spectrum of cabin and cockpit offerings.
Oct 19, 2016 - 11:54 AM
Data router integrates connectivity throughout the aircraft, allowing passengers to use their own devices for email, web browsing and video streaming.