Welcome to the first episode of APEX’s new YouTube series, The Weekly Wrap, a round-up of the latest news and views from across the commercial airline industry brought to you from the homes of APEX Media director Maryann Simson and PaxEx.aero founder Seth Miller.
In this week’s video, Maryann and Seth explore innovative new products and services designed to restore people’s confidence in commercial air travel in a post-coronavirus world. Special guest Dr. Joe Leader, APEX/IFSA CEO, also provides insight into the results of research carried out by Future Travel Experience and Fast Future into how COVID-19 is affecting the airline industry.
Below is a rundown of the different topics discussed throughout the episode:
(0:25) Social distancing on airplanes
(0:55) Aviointeriors’ Janus seat and Glassafe concepts
(4:30) Airlines filling empty cabins with medical cargo, (Lufthansa Technik, HACO)
(6:50) ATPCO entices passengers to shop for flights again
(8:50) Dr. Joe Leader, CEO, APEX/IFSA on Air Transport 2035 survey
(10:10) Amphenol Phitek licenses in-flight headphones to Linstol
(11:10) Display Interactive and Eclipse Global Connectivity to establish IFEC joint venture in China