Close up shot of an airplane window and the headrest on a leather seat. A beautiful blue sky and fluffy clouds can be seen through the window

Hamburg’s Foviatech developing pressure sensor SmartSeat

Before the COVID-19 crisis, the aviation industry was already looking at how to enhance inflight wellness through everything from programmab... Continue Reading

Cathay passenger sleeping lie-flat without a mask in business

Cathay first and business passengers can sleep lie-flat without masks

Passengers flying in first or business class on Cathay Pacific are permitted to remove their masks when sleeping in the lie-flat position, under a mask exemptio... Continue Reading

Mural celebrates legacy of Madam C.J. Walker at Indianapolis Airport

The pandemic put a stop to a lot of things, but it did not halt the creation, installation, and celebratory unveiling of a giant mural at In... Continue Reading

Man sitting inside airplane wearing a mask

APSTAR-6D expected to support domestic IFC trials in China this year

China’s APT Mobile Satcom (APSATCOM) expects its new APSTAR-6D high throughput satellite will support inflight connectivity trials for Chine... Continue Reading

A computer rendering showing the separate parts of Airtek, the new JPA herringbone in which composites feature prominently

Airtek seat designers on the certification challenges of composites

Increasing the use of composite materials in cabin products has many clear benefits, with the JPA Design/Williams Airtek seat targeting a we... Continue Reading

Collins' MiQ seats with greyish seat covers and black headrests

Filling the premium economy gaps: opportunities and risks for airlines

Premium economy seems set to be the next big thing for airlines emerging from the COVID-19 crisis. Whether it’s business class passengers tr... Continue Reading