What did I miss in 2016 - Day 2

#AIX2016 Day 2


At 12.30pm, in hall B1 Upper the winners of the Crystal Cabin Awards, which took place last night were congratulated on stage by Polly Magraw, Event Manager at Aircraft Interiors Expo. The eight innovators in the world of aircraft interiors were:

Passenger Comfort Hardware category - Rebel.Aero

Cabin Concepts - Etihad Airways

Cabin Systems class - B/E Aerospace

Electronic Systems - Lufthansa Systems

Greener Cabin, Health, Safety and Environment - Boeing

Material and Components Category - Sekisui SPI

University Category - Delft University of Technology

Visionary Concepts - Zodiac Aerospace 



Take a looks at which exhibitors we caught up with today...

Zuzana Hrnkova, ATR


Andreas OssenKopf, Mankiewicz Coatings



Petrochemicals group Sabic have unvieled their prototype economy seat which was printed by 3D machines maker Stratasys using material which is already flying in Airbus A350s. Air China has announced that they have selected Recaro's seats for the economy selection of its on-order Airbus A350 fleet. Air New Zealand have confirmed that their 'Sky couch' economy sleeper seats will become available under a license agreement for the Airbus A350 and A330 operators. STG Aerospace have wowed visitors with their expanding product line-up at their stand, and they are confident of growing their original equipment customer base.


CabinSpace LIVE:

It was a busy morning at CabinSpace LIVE today. Starting off the day was Flightglobal's session on 'The Future of In-flight entertainment' with discussions from the panel on how passengers can entertain themselves. Guest speakers included Jan-Peter Gaense, Lufthansa Systems, Dawood Al Raise, Oman Air-Engineering & Maintenance and John Magi, SAS Scandinavian Airlines. Flight Global were back again for a late morning session on 'How to make the most out of your cabin space. Later on in the afternoon Ingenieur Klaus Seidler took to the stage to discuss 'Jenoptik: External fault current sensor for ground failure detection'.

One day to go:

Thanks to everyone who visited today and to all of our exhibitors for your hard work, there’s still one more day to attend the show, don’t miss out!


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