Cabin Interiors & Connectivity http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/143411/more en Poll Question: I would select a middle seat in economy on a long-haul flight if it was wider than the other seats: http://atwonline.com/poll/03272017 <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/atwonline.com/files/uploads/Poll-question-art-bubble-people.jpg" style="width: 200px; height: 150px;" /></p> </div><form action="/poll/03272017" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="advpoll-voting-binary-form-0" class="advpoll-vote"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="advpoll-available-choices"> <div class="vote-choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-4551-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-4551"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-4551" name="choice" value="4551" class="form-radio" /> Yes, definitely.</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-4561-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-4561"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-4561" name="choice" value="4561" class="form-radio" /> No, I’d still prefer an aisle or window seat.</label> </div> </div> </div> </div> <input type="hidden" name="ajax" id="edit-ajax" value="" class="ajax" /> <input type="hidden" name="nid" id="edit-nid" value="242591" class="edit-nid" /> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-binary-0" value="Answer" class="form-submit" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-zW1RU7uyUQte5FNHnFDQdphsihxhkgUTpZm--zy1f9w" value="form-zW1RU7uyUQte5FNHnFDQdphsihxhkgUTpZm--zy1f9w" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> http://atwonline.com/poll/03272017#comments Aircraft Interiors Mon, 27 Mar 2017 17:49:55 +0000 242591 at http://atwonline.com New seating designs could aid boarding efficiency, onboard comfort http://atwonline.com/aircraft-interiors/new-seating-designs-could-aid-boarding-efficiency-onboard-comfort <div class="field-deck"> New seat-design concepts could help speed the boarding process of large narrowbodies. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Larger narrowbodies and higher-density cabins are driving researchers to consider seating designs and boarding strategies that speed loading and unloading.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aircraft-interiors/new-seating-designs-could-aid-boarding-efficiency-onboard-comfort" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aircraft-interiors/new-seating-designs-could-aid-boarding-efficiency-onboard-comfort#comments Aircraft Interiors ATW Plus Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:11:00 +0000 241991 at http://atwonline.com Molon Labe Connectivity key to successful passenger experience http://atwonline.com/ife/connectivity-key-successful-passenger-experience <div class="field-deck"> Technology can improve the passenger experience, but you still need good service. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Passenger loyalty used to revolve around frequent flier programs. Now the entire journey needs to be made as simple and as connected as possible.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/ife/connectivity-key-successful-passenger-experience" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/ife/connectivity-key-successful-passenger-experience#comments IFE ATW Plus Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:11:00 +0000 241971 at http://atwonline.com Panasonic 'More comfortable' economy middle seat to be unveiled http://atwonline.com/aircraft-interiors/more-comfortable-economy-middle-seat-be-unveiled <div class="node-body article-body">Molon Labe has teamed up with BMW’s Designworks and Panasonic Avionics to create an economy-cabin design that would make the middle seat wider and more attractive. A concept model of the novel design will be unveiled at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, April 4-6. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aircraft-interiors/more-comfortable-economy-middle-seat-be-unveiled" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aircraft-interiors/more-comfortable-economy-middle-seat-be-unveiled#comments Aircraft Interiors Daily News Aircraft & Engines Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:32:00 +0000 242451 at http://atwonline.com <p>The Stagger Seat design offsets the economy middle seat and makes it wider than the aisle and window seats.</p> Molon Labe Photo Gallery: An exclusive look on board Asiana's Airbus A380 http://atwonline.com/aircraft-interiors/photo-gallery-exclusive-look-board-asianas-airbus-a380 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>South Korea&#39;s Asiana Airlines, which operates a fleet of six <a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/asiana-airlines-takes-delivery-its-first-airbus-a380">Airbus A380-800s, </a>began service from Seoul Incheon to Frankfurt, Germany on March 5. ATW correspondent&nbsp; Kurt Hofmann flew on 10 hour, 17 minute flight, giving an exclusive look at the aircraft interior. Asiana also flies the double-decker aircraft to Los Angeles, New York JFK and Hong Kong.</p> </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aircraft-interiors/photo-gallery-exclusive-look-board-asianas-airbus-a380" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aircraft-interiors/photo-gallery-exclusive-look-board-asianas-airbus-a380#comments Aircraft Interiors Mon, 20 Mar 2017 17:00:00 +0000 241881 at http://atwonline.com Safran reacts to Zodiac Aerospace’s 1H decline http://atwonline.com/aircraft-interiors/safran-reacts-zodiac-aerospace-s-1h-decline <div class="node-body article-body">French aircraft equipment company Zodiac Aerospace has posted a 1.8% first-half sales decline, triggering a response from aerospace giant Safran, which is planning to acquire Zodiac. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aircraft-interiors/safran-reacts-zodiac-aerospace-s-1h-decline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aircraft-interiors/safran-reacts-zodiac-aerospace-s-1h-decline#comments Aircraft Interiors Daily News Wed, 15 Mar 2017 13:51:00 +0000 241331 at http://atwonline.com British Airways brings business class to domestic UK flights http://atwonline.com/aircraft-interiors/british-airways-brings-business-class-domestic-uk-flights <div class="node-body article-body">British Airways (BA) will introduce a business-class service on domestic UK flights for the first time, as it faces increased competition.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aircraft-interiors/british-airways-brings-business-class-domestic-uk-flights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aircraft-interiors/british-airways-brings-business-class-domestic-uk-flights#comments Aircraft Interiors Daily News Mon, 13 Mar 2017 20:06:00 +0000 241171 at http://atwonline.com <p>British Airways A320</p> Rob Finlayson Emirates still mulling premium-economy class http://atwonline.com/aircraft-interiors/emirates-still-mulling-premium-economy-class <div class="node-body article-body">Emirates Airline, which is considering introducing a premium-economy class, wants to be “absolutely sure it is the way to go,” Emirates president Tim Clark told ATW in Berlin. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aircraft-interiors/emirates-still-mulling-premium-economy-class" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aircraft-interiors/emirates-still-mulling-premium-economy-class#comments Aircraft Interiors Daily News ATW Plus Mon, 13 Mar 2017 19:44:00 +0000 241161 at http://atwonline.com <p>Emirates president Tim Clark</p> Emirates Airline Photo Gallery: Qatar Airways unveils new business-class seat http://atwonline.com/aircraft-interiors/photo-gallery-qatar-airways-unveils-new-business-class-seat <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Qatar Airways presented a new <a href="http://atwonline.com/aircraft-interiors/qatar-airways-unveils-new-business-class-seat">business-class seat</a>, QSuite, at ITB in Berlin, Germany, on March 8.<em> ATW</em> correspondent Kurt Hofmann gives an exclusive look at the new product.</p> </div> http://atwonline.com/aircraft-interiors/photo-gallery-qatar-airways-unveils-new-business-class-seat#comments Aircraft Interiors Fri, 10 Mar 2017 20:17:00 +0000 241051 at http://atwonline.com IAG to launch Inmarsat’s high-speed IFE http://atwonline.com/ife/iag-launch-inmarsat-s-high-speed-ife <div class="node-body article-body">International Airlines Group (IAG), the parent company of British Airways, Spain’s Iberia, Spanish low-cost carrier Vueling and Ireland’s Aer Lingus, is set to be the launch customer of Inmarsat’s European Aviation Network (EAN) high-speed inflight broadband service.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/ife/iag-launch-inmarsat-s-high-speed-ife" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/ife/iag-launch-inmarsat-s-high-speed-ife#comments IFE Daily News Wed, 08 Mar 2017 20:16:00 +0000 240721 at http://atwonline.com