Delta Flight Product came up with this flexible domestic First Class seat that can be folded to create electric power wheelchair space, so the wheelchair user doesn't have to get out and change to another seat.
3. World’s First Seat Heating and Cooling System for Aircraft
Richard Branson made a joke in this video on April Fools' 8 years ago about airplane seats that will have heating and cooling control. This is no longer a joke but a firm reality!
Lufthansa's new Business Class will be the first to feature such a climate control function by CAYNOVA.
4. Sustainable Deep Dyed Airplane Carpet
The lightweight colourful airplane carpet by LANTAL Textitles is not only visually customizable but also sustainable. They just won the Crystal Cabin Awards on sustainability for saving 60% of water and 80% of waste during production but also aircraft weight and thus CO2 emissions.
5. Artificial Intelligence to Anticipate the Needs of the Customer
Collins Aerospace’s Intelisence could let airlines provide a more seamless service.
Cabin crew can use Intelisence to anticipate the needs of the passengers before they reach for the call button. This could let airlines provide a more seamless service. The data generated could also allow operators to plan resources more effectively, reducing waste and increasing efficiency.
6. Future Economy Class Concept - Double Decker Seating
A new prototype of a double-decker plane seat has sparked a furious online debate. The Chaise Longue Economy Seat project by aircraft seat designer Alejandro Núñez Vicente went viral.
The double-decker design comprises two slanted layers of seating, configured diagonally on top of one another. The aim is to provide more legroom and comfort without compromising cabin space.
The design allows instant transformation between premium economy seats and a business class flat-bed suite. This innovative design enables operators to adapt their cabin interiors to market changes - daily, seasonally, to different routes, and to different market needs.
8. First Class Seat with Exercise Function
This premium seat by RECARO came with an active exercise mode. Passengers can do a series of easy exercises guided by the system and seat sensors will measure their level of fitness.
9. Stretch Crew Jumpseat
The stretchable crew jumpseat by Airline Service Interiors can be installed at the single-body aircraft galley. It can be folded out and create a leg stretch space by removing a trolley cart.
10. Built-in Audio and Headrest
Safran's latest Premium Economy Class seat not only came with a built-in multiple-way adjustable pillow, but it also came with audio.