The aerospace industry is highly specialised and tightly controlled by safety regulations and certification requirements. Finding the right manufacturing partner for a new project can sometimes be a challenge.
easyJet is converting more than 100 Airbus A320s with Space-Flex v2 galley and Max-Pax seating. This multi-year programme has to be managed across three MROs- Adria Tehnika, SR Technics, and Lufthansa Technik Malta.
SR Technics recently completed a complete cabin modification programme for the Airbus A320 fleet of Swiss leisure carrier Edelweiss Air. This included galleys, lavatories and an IFE system, with some aircraft also requiring a heavy check.Technology in IFE and connectivity develops rapidly and challenges airlines to satisfy their customers with state-of-the-art systems and comfortable interiors,... Read More
The use of paints and coatings in the cabin is undergoing constant change, driven by the demands of designers and regulatory authorities. At the same time, technology developments can open up new opportunities to add greater creative effects.
Inflight entertainment can enable airlines to create extraordinary customer experiences. But what does the customer want, how does a supplier assess customer needs and what assumptions can be made for innovative design approaches?
Cabin design is a complex balancing act between designers, engineers, airlines and manufacturers. There is always a compromise between aesthetics, practicality, maintainability and durability but a successful project can make the passenger journey memorable.