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Head on view of Recaro business class seats in a widebody. The seats are greyish in tone with a light brown headrest and detailing.

A spiky 2023 for business class supply chain, production and demand

SCHWÄBISCH HALL — Airlines that offer a business class product, by and large, rely on their front cabins for the majority of their revenue. Their seatmakers’ ac... Continue Reading

Side view of the new Recaro premium economy seats on the AIX show floor. The seat can feature large privacy wings, if the airline wishes.

Recaro cuts 10% weight with PL3810 premium economy seat

HAMBURG — If you, as an airline or a passenger, loved Recaro’s snappily monickered PL3530 longhaul premium economy recliner, you’ll love its... Continue Reading

Rendering of the Viasat-3 satellite, operated by Viasat, in space

Viasat begins integrating Inmarsat, assures that VARs are valued

Viasat and Inmarsat remained competitors up and until the moment that Viasat’s acquisition of the London-headquartered satellite operator of... Continue Reading

Collins Aerospace Connected Gallery is seen in this image. An overlay of various lines and icons to represent the behind the scenes connection and IoT.

Collins makes Cabin IoT play with connected galley field trials

HAMBURG — Collins Aerospace is taking a big step towards finally realising the benefits of the IoT-connected cabin with a new set of in-cabi... Continue Reading

A variety of stylish Finnair dishes, glasses and cutlery are displayed in a glass case.

What does five-star business class soft product look like in 2023?

As the passenger experience industry prepares for the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg in early June, we’ve already looked at what makes a... Continue Reading

Two train seats face each other with a large table in between them. Some meagre snacks sit on the table.

Avanti West Coast First Class: new interiors but same poor service

UK rail operator Avanti West Coast seems to be dragging its heels on refreshing its trains, with many of them still sporting the former Virg... Continue Reading

Up close of the exhaust of a Lufthansa jet parked at Los Angeles International Airport. SAF

Carrot vs stick: Which policy will help SAF market fly higher?

US and European Union regulators are taking different approaches on policies aimed at decarbonizing the airline industry, with one side appe... Continue Reading

World's Last Remaining Lockheed Electra 10-E Image: Dimensional Innovations/The Amelia Earhart Hangar Museum

Inside the new Amelia Earhart Hangar Museum in Kansas

Iconic aviator, aviation record-setter, and author Amelia Earhart is celebrated in her hometown of Atchison, Kansas with a birthplace museum, life-size statues,... Continue Reading