Step inside the cabin of tomorrow, where the content catalog is as diverse as the passenger manifest, amenity kits are made of fruit and in-flight connectivity supports sustainable practices. Cabin seating is optimized for space and experience, and the designers behind it all? They plan to keep making things better.


FEATURES

Knock-On Effect

In-flight connectivity may mean endless browsing and streaming, but there’s also another desired effect.
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It Takes Ten

Design houses share their philosophies on crafting the passenger experience of the future.
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The Chosen Ones

Airlines reveal their strategies for selecting IFE.
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Unpacking the Perks of Premium Economy

A deep dive into the profitability of the space between economy and business.
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Get With the Program

Programmatic advertising is paving the way for a new wave of ancillary revenue.
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Illuminating Interiors

An architectural photographer captures the light in aircraft cabins.
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C-SUITE

C-Suite

Dong Zhao: Chairman, Xiamen Airlines
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FRONT OF BOOK

Testing the Waters

When in-flight potable water is poorly rated, airlines answer back.
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Sophia Mendelsohn

Hear and Now

From industry events to interviews, APEX Media has its ear to the ground – and the sky.
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Space Economy

Inspiring ideas found in the nooks and crannies of economy cabins.
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Clear Solution

The humble cabin class divider gets a first-glass treatment.
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Listen Up, Kids

Audiobooks and sing-alongs may be the solution to downtime from screen time.
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Sales Pitch

Emirates’ in-flight duty-free program sees a revenue boost with a new strategy.
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This Kit Is Bananas

Fruit that satiates our appetites as well as the need for sustainable resources.
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The Green Team

Etihad and Boeing are after more fuel-efficient technologies and less wasteful operations.
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Plant Therapy

Gardens and living walls are breathing new life into the airport environment.
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TRAVELOGUE

Light Matters

LEDs led this curious mind to finding a jet-lag solution.
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Q&As
Vy Duong, Marketing Innovation senior project manager, American Airlines

Vy Duong

Marketing Innovation Senior Project Manager, American Airlines.
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Antony McNeil, Global Food & Beverage Director, Singapore Airlines

Antony McNeil

Global Food & Beverage Director, Singapore Airlines.
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Denis Altmann, vice-president Research & Development, Recaro Aircraft Seating

Denis Altmann

VP, Research & Development, Recaro Aircraft Seating
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Franziska Stachl, Head of Global Sales Support and Strategy, Passenger Experience Products and Solutions, Lufthansa Systems

Franziska Stachl

Head of Global Sales Support & Strategy,
Lufthansa Systems
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THROWBACK

Polar Wear

Fashion for a different kind of runway.
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