A close up of the side of the Electra Airways aircraft.

Press Release: Electra selects IFPL’s Cobalt Spectrum lighting


Press Release hub banner blue with title in red white and blueIFPL Group are delighted to announce that Electra Airways have chosen Cobalt Spectrum LED drop-in mood lighting for its A321 fleet.

Electra Airways are a Bulgarian airline who provide services to leading tour operators, airlines, and brokers within the aerospace industry, and since 2023, the airline has become part of the Vector Group. We are thrilled to be invited to collaborate on their fleet upgrade program and to be a partner in this extraordinary cabin refresh. 

Cobalt Spectrum mood lighting is an innovative drop-in system, designed from the ground up to meet the needs of every commercial airline. Deployed and flying with multiple carriers worldwide, Cobalt Spectrum delivers an unrivalled feature set and provides the very highest in reliability.  

It is a true “plug and play” system and a direct replacement for fluorescent tubes.  Designed to be lightweight and long-lasting, Cobalt Spectrum lighting offers operators substantial weight and fuel savings while requiring no changes to the aircraft wiring. 

It will offer Electra the ability to illuminate the interior of each aircraft with its brand colours, and provide additional light settings for boarding, meal services, sleeping, waking, and more.

An Electra Airways A320 family aircraft on the ramp.

Matvey Koloturskiy, Deputy CEO of the Vector Group Ltd, said: “We have strategically decided to refurbish all cabins in Electra Airways’ fleet with the aim of achieving multiple objectives: delivering an exceptional product to our customers and integrating cutting-edge technologies that enhance sustainability and reduce weight in our operations.

“The LED lighting, supplied by Cobalt Aerospace, aligns perfectly with these goals. We are confident that our passengers and partners will appreciate the cozy and colorful lighting features, enhancing their onboard experience. Additionally, from an operational standpoint, the installation of this new lighting system will further reduce the overall weight of our A320 aircraft by an additional 50 kg. We eagerly anticipate unveiling the final result to our passengers in the coming weeks!”


Tommy Nelms, VP Global Sales, commented: “In recent years, the aviation industry has witnessed a growing emphasis on creating a unique and memorable passenger experience. Realising this demand, we have invested significant resources in research and development to craft an exceptional wireless controlled LED cabin mood lighting solution. By blending creativity with advanced technology, we aim to improving the way passengers perceive their time in-flight, and support relaxation and well-being.”

About IFPL Group

IFPL Group is the parent organisation of Inflight Peripherals Ltd and Cobalt Aerospace.  Both companies are specialist aerospace design and production companies. 

IFPL and Cobalt Aerospace develop and manufacture products that enhance aircraft cabin interiors and deliver an outstanding passenger experience. Products span entertainment, power, connectivity, lighting, and safety and each is designed to optimise air travel for passengers, crew, and operators. https://ifplgroup.com/

All images credited to Electra Airways