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Aircraft Expo 2012: Crystal Cabin Award

The Crystal Cabin Award is the only international prize for innovations in the field of aircraft cabins and has been presented during the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg every year since 2007.


The winners of the 2012 edition are:

In the category ‘Passenger Comfort’ – Lufthansa Systems with its BoardConnect product. This is the wireless infotainment solution that enriches the passenger’s flying experience whilst generating savings and new sources of income for airlines.



In the category ‘Visionary Concepts’ – Almadesign for their LIFE concept (Lighter, Integrated, eco-Friendly and Efficient aircraft cabin), they combined state-of-the-art technology with natural, sustainable materials such as leather and cork to create a cabin for the executive jet of the future.



In the category ‘Premium Class Products’ – C&D Zodiak for C3 Ultralounge – Instead of the traditional twin aisle, there is a single large aisle with multiple cross aisles, speeding the boarding process. The unique arrangement of the seats gives premium-class passengers the choice of various seating positions – club seating, companion seating and conference seating.



In the category ‘Greener Cabin, Health and Safety’ – C&D Zodiak for Sidewall & Lining System – composite film, both user-friendly and environmentally friendly, can be applied to the sidewalls and ceilings in all commercial aircraft.


In the category ‘Industrial Design and Technical Concepts’ – B/E Areospace & Teague for Essence Inserts Collection that consists of ten individual products for the galley, united in design.


In the category ‘Material and Components’ –  TTF Aerospace TSkinTM product that protects baggage compartments from damage and at the same time gives them a fresher look.


More info: Crystal Cabin Award 2012


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