Aircraft Interiors

Flying Colours appoints Trevor Knox as director of maintenance

Posted 15 August 2017

Flying Colours, the North American maintenance, refurbishment and completions company that does business in Africa, has confirmed the appointment of Trevor Knox as Director of Maintenance. Knox, who takes up the position with immediate effect, is based at the company's Peterborough, ON. Canada headquarters, where he reports directly to Tony Barrett, Senior Vice President Technical Services.

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Ethiopian retrofits its B767-300 fleet with flat bed seats and WIFI IFE

Posted 14 August 2017

Ethiopian Airlines Group has fully refurbished its Boeing 767-300 ER fleet and availed for service on its India, Middle East and Africa destinations.

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Airbus develops “New Forward Stairs” option for A380 customers

Posted 6 April 2017

Airbus is developing a full spectrum of new Cabin Enablers for customers of its flagship A380 airliner.

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STG Aerospace wins contract with Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Posted 6 April 2017

STG Aerospace has won a new contract to supply Boeing with its next generation photoluminescent floor path marking system, saf-Tglo SuperSeal UltraLite (SSUL), for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

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Boeing awards Ipeco 777X High Comfort Attendant Seat contract

Posted 4 April 2017

Boeing has awarded Ipeco to design and manufacture a High Comfort Attendant Seat (HCAS) for the next generation Boeing 777X airplane. This success follows on from the contract award last year for the Pilot and Observer

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EASA certifies Recaro as DOA

Posted 31 March 2017

In the future, Recaro Aircraft Seating will be offering its customers comprehensive service for modification and retrofit projects in the aircraft cabin as a certified Design Organization (DOA).

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Recaro Aircraft reports record year in 2016

Posted 10 February 2017

Recaro Aircraft Seating has looked back on a successful 2016.

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AIM Altitude's Autonomous Lighting Dimmer shortlisted for Crystal Cabin Award

Posted 2 February 2017

AIM Altitude's Generation 2 Autonomous Lighting Dimmer (ALD) has been shortlisted for a prestigious Crystal Cabin Award in the Electronic Systems category.

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Nextant Aerospace to unveil newly designed G90XT cabin

Posted 1 November 2016

Nextant Aerospace, which builds the 400XTi unveiled a newly designed G90XT cabin at the 2016 NBAA in Orlando, Florida today.

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STG Aerospace secures EASA approval for its saf-Tglo blu photoluminescent system for Airbus fleet

Posted 20 October 2016

Cabin lighting company STG Aerospace has said that EASA has approved its latest photoluminescent floorpath marking system, saf-Tglo blu, for the following aircraft in the

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STG Aerospace wins contract with Airlink for liTeMood LED lighting system

Posted 20 October 2016

LED cabin lighting solutions company STG Aerospace has announced that South African regional feeder airline Airlink has awarded them a contract to retrofit 12 of their aircraft with their drop-in liTeMood

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Bombardier WAVE can be installed on all existing Global aircraft

Posted 27 September 2016

Bombardier has announced all existing Global aircraft customers can take advantage of ultra-high-speed Internet access across the globe.

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Recaro Aircraft seating enhances hygiene and cleanliness in aircraft

Posted 6 September 2016

Recaro Aircraft seating is setting new standards in aircraft cabins when it comes to cleanliness and hygiene. Specially coated surfaces on the frequently touched plastic and metal parts of folding tables, arm

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Lufthansa Technik launches laser-based installation system

Posted 27 July 2016

Lufthansa Technik has launched a laser-based system to aid installation in VIP aircraft cabins.

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ATR sign contract with Expliseat for new seat type

Posted 6 April 2016

ATR has signed a buyer-furnished equipment (BFE) agreement with Expliseat for a new ATR aircraft seat type, the Titanium seat.

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Airbus launches new cabin brand “Airspace by Airbus”

Posted 24 March 2016

Airbus has launched its new cabin brand “Airspace by Airbus".

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Air France's new travel cabins take off to Johannesburg

Posted 10 March 2016

Air France now offers its customers its new long-haul travel cabins in La Première, Business, Premium Eco and Economy to Johannesburg.

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Boeing develops self-cleaning lavatory

Posted 4 March 2016

Boeing engineers and designers have developed a self-cleaning lavatory prototype that uses ultraviolet (UV) light to kill 99.99 percent of germs.

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Company with a big appetite for growth

Posted 6 February 2016

Kaleyesus Bekele profiles the first privately owned flight catering company in Ethiopia.

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Factorydesign invents airline seat that twists with the body

Posted 15 January 2016

Long-haul flights in Economy Class could become considerably more comfortable if the ingenious Twister seat concept designed by Factorydesign takes off.

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Air Seychelles "connected" with the arrival of Aldabra

Posted 24 October 2015

Air Seychelles passengers will be enjoying connectivity in the air following the arrival of Airbus 'Aldabra', - the third aircraft and first Airbus A330 of the national airline to be registered on the Seychelles civil aircraft

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Air France's new cabins take off to Bangui!

Posted 1 September 2015

Since 1 September 2015, Air France customers have been able to travel to Bangui (Central African Republic) from Paris-Charles de Gaulle, on board a Boeing 777-200 equipped with the Company's new long-haul travel cabins.

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Ethiopian Airlines retrofits B777 fleet with full flat-beds in business class

Posted 13 August 2015

Ethiopian Airlines has made its business class cabin more comfortable by retrofitting all its Boeing 777 fleet with 180° business class full flat beds.

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AvFab receives Nigerian approval on econo and traveller airline seat

Posted 29 May 2015

Aviation Fabricators (AvFab) recently received Nigerian approval for the installation of their Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approved King Air Econo and Traveler Airline Seats in Beechcraft King Air 200,

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EBACE : -Elite VIP completions concept now stretches to ACJ319

Posted 20 May 2015

Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) and Lufthansa Technik are to expand their successful co-operation in pre-defined VIP cabin completions by offering the Elite concept on the ACJ319.

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EBACE: GDC to enter Africa with world class MRO and modifications

Posted 19 May 2015

GDC Technics is stepping into Africa to develop MRO and modification services across the continent and challenge existing providers in Southern Europe.

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EBACE: Jet Aviation Basel develops advanced aviation dishwasher for all aircraft types

Posted 19 May 2015

Jet Aviation Basel has developed a cutting-edge plug and play in-flight dishwasher (ADW) with a three-minute wash cycle that requires just three litres of water.

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Global Xpress faces delays after Proton rocket failure

Posted 18 May 2015

Inmarsat confirmed today that the launch of its third I-5 satellite - crucial to the global roll-out of its GX Ka-band service - will be delayed after the latest Proton rocket failure last week in Kazakhstan.

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Starling Aerospace signs contract with Ethiopian Airlines

Posted 28 April 2015

Starling Aerospace has secured a contract with Ethiopian Airlines to supply its 6G seat and 16G berthable divan, part of the Role Change Kit.

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Air France's new cabins take off to Africa!

Posted 10 April 2015

Since 7 April 2015, Air France's new travel cabins have been serving Douala (Cameroon) and Malabo (Equatorial Guinea), the first African destinations to benefit from these cabins.

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Successful tests for GX-based high speed connectivity

Posted 19 March 2015

Inmarsat and Honeywell have successfully tested over-the-air performance for Honeywell's JetWave MCS 8200 onboard aircraft hardware on Inmarsat's Global Xpress (GX) satellite network on 4 March 2015. This successful test

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Libyan Wings partners with design specialist JPA for cabin comfort

Posted 8 February 2015

Passengers travelling on Libyan Wings, the new Tripoli-based airline, can expect exceptional style and comfort on board with the cabin interiors having been designed by London and Singapore based award winning

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GX launch gives boost to aircraft connectivity

Posted 2 February 2015

A launch described as the vital key to faster broadband on aircraft took place yesterday as Inmarsat saw the successful launch of its second Global Xpress (GX) satellite (Inmarsat-5 F2) on board an International Launch Services (ILS) Proton

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Servair gets five year extension on Kenyan catering contract

Posted 12 June 2014

Kenya Airways has offered a five year extension of its catering supply contract to Servair, the French-owned catering operator.

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Recaro Seating unveil new products at Hamburg Interiors Show

Posted 9 April 2014

Recaro Aircraft Seating will unveil the evolution of its bestseller BL3520 at Aircraft Interiors Hamburg, along with its new CL6710 business class seat.

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Airbus A350 sets new standards in cabin design and development

Posted 8 April 2014

Airbus has unveiled the A350 XWB's development cabin interior installed on board flight-test aircraft 'MSN002' at the Airbus site in Hamburg.

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Boeing debuts its 737 configuration studio

Posted 7 April 2014

The 20,000 square-foot (1,900 square-meter) studio is located in Renton, Wash. near the factory where 42 737s are produced per month.

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Thales buys 'Live TV' to add to IFE offerings

Posted 13 March 2014

Thales acquired LiveTV, JetBlue's fully-owned subsidiary for a total of $400m. The sale which is subject to regulatory and other approvals is expected to be completed in mid-2014.

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328 delivers Dornier 328 aircraft to new Nigerian airline

Posted 17 November 2013

The German-based completions and refurbishment company 328 has delivered a Dornier 328 aircraft for Nigerian-based finance company SpringChild Investments.

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Acro enjoys sweet taste of African success

Posted 19 August 2013

UK-based passenger aircraft seat manufacturer Acro Aircraft Seating has secured a contract to manufacture and install its Ultra R seats aboard Mango Airlines entire fleet of Boeing 737-800 aircraft.

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Hamburg: Recaro Aircraft Seating nominated for the 2013 Crystal Cabin Award

Posted 9 April 2013

Recaro Aircraft Seating, the manufacturer that utilizes a life cycle assessment process that enables the company to analyze and evaluate the environmental impact of its seats, has been nominated as

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Hamburg: Airline Services to equip Air Mauritius

Posted 9 April 2013

Air Mauritius has placed a contract with Airline Services Ltd for the company's new enhanced definition digital video player - the Aerostream XP1.

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Hamburg: Lufthansa Technik and SCHOTT develop new aircraft cabin lighting system

Posted 9 April 2013

Lufthansa Technik AG and SCHOTT AG are presenting a completely new development in cabin lighting systems for aircraft.

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Nigeria approves AAC for its VVIP completions

Posted 20 March 2013

The Nigerian government has approved Associated Air Center (AAC) to become an authorized maintenance organisation at its large transport category VIP completions centre in Dallas, Texas.

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EgyptAir reviewing IFE after classic movie is deemed irrespectful

Posted 27 January 2013

Star Alliance carrier Egypt Air is to analyse the films that it shows on board to ensure they “respect "Egyptian values and customs” in the future.

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Dual class cabin as Ethiopian upgrades turboprop offer

Posted 18 November 2012

Ethiopian Airines and its Togo affiliate ASKY Airlines have become the first in the world to operate a two class cabin in their Bombardier Q400 turboprop aircraft.

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Flying Colours appoints Trevor Knox as director of maintenance

Flying Colours, the North American maintenance, refurbishment and completions company that does business in Africa, has confirmed the appointment of Trevor Knox as Director of Maintenance. Knox, who takes up the position with

Ethiopian retrofits its B767-300 fleet with flat bed seats and WIFI IFE

Ethiopian Airlines Group has fully refurbished its Boeing 767-300 ER fleet and availed for service on its India, Middle East and Africa destinations.

STG Aerospace wins contract with Boeing 787 Dreamliner

STG Aerospace has won a new contract to supply Boeing with its next generation photoluminescent floor path marking system, saf-Tglo SuperSeal UltraLite (SSUL), for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

Airbus develops “New Forward Stairs” option for A380 customers

Airbus is developing a full spectrum of new Cabin Enablers for customers of its flagship A380 airliner.

Boeing awards Ipeco 777X High Comfort Attendant Seat contract

Boeing has awarded Ipeco to design and manufacture a High Comfort Attendant Seat (HCAS) for the next generation Boeing 777X airplane. This success follows on from the contract award last year for the Pilot and Observer seating for this

EASA certifies Recaro as DOA

In the future, Recaro Aircraft Seating will be offering its customers comprehensive service for modification and retrofit projects in the aircraft cabin as a certified Design Organization (DOA).

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