Building new structures to separate passengers is unlikely to fly any time soon. But what if walls of air could be used instead? Teague’s AirShield concept could deliver that benefit, and the initial analysis shows strong potential.
Seats & Cabin
Norwegian is the latest airline to announce plans to put its planes back in the skies over Europe. The carrier will add several routes from its hubs in Stockholm, Oslo and Copenhagen as it seeks to meet growing passenger demand.
Clean air is a given on modern jets. But older planes, especially props, need help to get there. Collins Aerospace can deliver that for Dash 8 operators with a drop-in HEPA filter option.
The restart is on. While the past few weeks have seen offerings and traffic slowly begin to rise this week the pace is clearly shifting, with the US and Europe hitting a number of milestones.
After a few years of solo development work Dimer’s GermFalcon relaunched this week as the Honeywell UV Cabin System. The new name is super boring, but the ability to quickly clean a plane with UV-C light remains key for the product positioning.
Rumors of the death of inflight magazines are, perhaps, greatly exaggerated. That’s just one of the topics we dive in to on this episode of the Weekly Wrap, covering the top PaxEx news you need to know.
Privacy and isolation on board are, perhaps, more valuable than ever. With that in mind Safran Seats partnered with Universal Movement to develop concepts that can retrofit to existing economy class and premium cabin structures, delivering a new style of passenger accommodation on board under an exclusive partnership.
Will travelers need health passports to cross borders soon? And will they be tied to biometric scans? There are serious concerns about just how viable those checks could be for a quick return to air travel. Check out our conversation about that and more on this episode of The Weekly Wrap.
Air Canada is bringing premium seats on two key business markets, reducing passenger density on board as it slowly increases service levels.
Is it time to start getting excited about a travel rebound? It appears the market finally hit rock bottom so everything that happens is good news, though maybe not too much of it too quickly.