What does it take to bring comfort to the skies as air travel rebounds? The 21 finalists for the 2023 Crystal Cabin Awards offer insight into what it will take to to make air travel more safe, connected and comfortable.
Air Malta taps Bluebox for IFE platform
Air Malta will deploy the Blueview digital entertainment platform on its newest A320neo aircraft. The system from Bluebox Aviation Systems will be configured to offer Air Malta’s passengers an in-flight entertainment experience – entertainment, moving map, games, etc. – and will be deployed on a linefit Airbus Airspace Link installation.
Lufthansa introduces Airspace interior on A321neo
Lufthansa joined the Airspace by Airbus single-aisle family this month, with its first A321neo entering service with the updated cabin design. The carrier is the first in Europe to offer the refreshed interior.
Celebrating the future of aircraft interiors with the 2021 Crystal Cabin Awards winners
A look at the finalists and winners of the 14th Crystal Cabin Awards, presented today in Hamburg, makes clear that innovation remains strong in the aircraft interiors world.
A320s Score Swanky Boarding Area with Airspace Design
Making an A320 feel like a twin-aisle plane is no easy task. With the introduction of a new entry area, built by FACC, the A320 now has a more stylish option, one that might even be considered swanky.
Air France picks ECOS for bigger bins on A320 family
Air France passengers will soon find more overhead bin space on board. The carrier announced its intention to retrofit 40 A320s and 11 A321s with the”Efficient Cabin Open Space” ECOS bins from Safran. Air France is the first customer for Safran’s new product.
Airbus expands Airspace Customer Definition Centre to A330, A320neo lines
Getting the design right – and consistent – quickly and inexpensively is critical for airlines. Fancy technology at the newly expanded Airbus Airspace Customer Definition Centre helps deliver on that goal.
JetBlue Grows Up with A220 order: Big shoes (and planes) to fill
JetBlue’s move to dump the Embraer E190 fleet in favor of the Bombardier CSeries newly branded Airbus A220 comes as a surprise only in terms of timing. And as JetBlue’s fleet evolves to include the CSeries A220 (and A321neo) a number of questions arise over the carrier’s growth plans.
Boeing v Airbus on spaciousness and in-flight comfort
What makes a passenger comfortable in flight? What does it mean to have enough space on board? Airbus and Boeing take decidedly different approaches to answering that question, ultimately affecting every part of the passenger experience.
Airbus’ Airspace A320s to Launch with JetBlue
More shoulder room? Larger overhead bins? Better window views? Airspace by Airbus delivers these changes and more in A320 cabins with JetBlue signed on as the global launch customer for the product.