Posts Tagged: technology

PriestmanGoode shows off their vision for a future ‘Pure Skies’ cabin

Meet Pure Skies, PriestmanGoode’s answer to the future of flight, responding to the recent curve ball Covid-19 threw at cabin designers of today. The London-based design studio created a new design concept to support the future success of the aviation

PriestmanGoode shows off their vision for a future ‘Pure Skies’ cabin

Meet Pure Skies, PriestmanGoode’s answer to the future of flight, responding to the recent curve ball Covid-19 threw at cabin designers of today. The London-based design studio created a new design concept to support the future success of the aviation

TEAGUE questions if making the invisible, visible within design is the way forward with new AirShield?

With such a fast changing narrative around Coronavirus it’s difficult for airlines to plan for a post-Covid future. From social distancing to personal shields, designers have been supporting airlines across the globe, working quickly to help navigate the scale and

TEAGUE questions if making the invisible, visible within design is the way forward with new AirShield?

With such a fast changing narrative around Coronavirus it’s difficult for airlines to plan for a post-Covid future. From social distancing to personal shields, designers have been supporting airlines across the globe, working quickly to help navigate the scale and

Austrian launches interactive seat map booking function

Austrian Airlines has just launched an innovative 3D Seatmap as part of the booking process. While the technology is nothing new, the ability to use the platform as part of the booking and seat selection process, is.  From now on, Austrian

Austrian launches interactive seat map booking function

Austrian Airlines has just launched an innovative 3D Seatmap as part of the booking process. While the technology is nothing new, the ability to use the platform as part of the booking and seat selection process, is.  From now on, Austrian

Priestmangoode show us what the future of flight could, or should, look like

London-based design studio Priestmangoode has just opened a ‘Get Onboard: Reduce. Reuse. Rethink’ exhibition at the Design Museum in London. As we just highlighted in our questions surrounding amenity kits, there is an increasing movement to explore ways that we can

Priestmangoode show us what the future of flight could, or should, look like

London-based design studio Priestmangoode has just opened a ‘Get Onboard: Reduce. Reuse. Rethink’ exhibition at the Design Museum in London. As we just highlighted in our questions surrounding amenity kits, there is an increasing movement to explore ways that we can

Move over Star Trek. Could Airbus’ Bird of Prey inspire a future generation of engineers? We think it’s simply beautiful

Airbus has unveiled a stunning conceptual design for a new airliner that pushes the boundaries of technology and innovation with its bird-like appearance, created to inspire a new generation of aeronautical engineers. The design isn’t just a flight of fancy

Move over Star Trek. Could Airbus’ Bird of Prey inspire a future generation of engineers? We think it’s simply beautiful

Airbus has unveiled a stunning conceptual design for a new airliner that pushes the boundaries of technology and innovation with its bird-like appearance, created to inspire a new generation of aeronautical engineers. The design isn’t just a flight of fancy

Neutral Digital Launches Cathay Pacific VR Experience Showcasing Enhanced Features

October saw the launch of Neutral Digital’s latest VR experience, showcasing Cathay Pacific’s new A350 cabin, including their economy, premium economy and business class cabins. Cathay Pacific and Neutral Digital collaborated to design and implement a VR storyboard that would

Neutral Digital Launches Cathay Pacific VR Experience Showcasing Enhanced Features

October saw the launch of Neutral Digital’s latest VR experience, showcasing Cathay Pacific’s new A350 cabin, including their economy, premium economy and business class cabins. Cathay Pacific and Neutral Digital collaborated to design and implement a VR storyboard that would

Could Virtual Reality Really Help Airline Marketing? Just Ask Neutral Digital

Stepping in to Neutral Digital’s Shoreditch studio in London, there is something daunting about being greeted by an isolated sole chair surrounded by some simple technology and a giant screen. But the warmth of the greeting from Sergio Irigoyen and Dan

Could Virtual Reality Really Help Airline Marketing? Just Ask Neutral Digital

Stepping in to Neutral Digital’s Shoreditch studio in London, there is something daunting about being greeted by an isolated sole chair surrounded by some simple technology and a giant screen. But the warmth of the greeting from Sergio Irigoyen and Dan

Philippine Airlines New A350 Features Innovative Bespoke Lighting Design by Lift

PAL’s A350 – featuring a brand new cabin product – will soon start flying on its long-haul city pairing of Manila to London Heathrow. The lighting system onboard might not have taken the limelight, but it certainly creates it, designed

Philippine Airlines New A350 Features Innovative Bespoke Lighting Design by Lift

PAL’s A350 – featuring a brand new cabin product – will soon start flying on its long-haul city pairing of Manila to London Heathrow. The lighting system onboard might not have taken the limelight, but it certainly creates it, designed

Could Airbus And Zodiac Aerospace Reinvent The Cargo Hold?

Most people probably remember when Airbus first launched their A380, there was talk about the cargo area being used as an onboard lounge, retail unit or even a restaurant for passengers. Naturally, like many things in aviation, these ideas gradually

Could Airbus And Zodiac Aerospace Reinvent The Cargo Hold?

Most people probably remember when Airbus first launched their A380, there was talk about the cargo area being used as an onboard lounge, retail unit or even a restaurant for passengers. Naturally, like many things in aviation, these ideas gradually

Emirates Trials Immersive Headsets In Dubai Business And First Class Lounges

This month Emirates started providing an immersive cinematic experience in its lounges in Dubai International Airport by providing Skylights theatre headsets to customers. The headsets are being trialled in the Business Class lounge in Concourse B for the month of

Emirates Trials Immersive Headsets In Dubai Business And First Class Lounges

This month Emirates started providing an immersive cinematic experience in its lounges in Dubai International Airport by providing Skylights theatre headsets to customers. The headsets are being trialled in the Business Class lounge in Concourse B for the month of

Singapore Airlines Fantastic New A380 First and Business Class Products Are True Market Disruptors

Taking a leaf out of Etihad’s book, Singapore Airlines has launched a breathtaking brand new vision for their A380s including new First, Business, Premium Economy and Economy products, showcasing how for SIA, the A380 is certainly still an important part

Singapore Airlines Fantastic New A380 First and Business Class Products Are True Market Disruptors

Taking a leaf out of Etihad’s book, Singapore Airlines has launched a breathtaking brand new vision for their A380s including new First, Business, Premium Economy and Economy products, showcasing how for SIA, the A380 is certainly still an important part

Cathay Reveal New Signature ‘Calm In The Fast Lane’ Singapore Experience

When Changi Terminal 4 opens in just a few days time, Cathay Pacific will proudly take the title for the first scheduled flight from the terminal. The airline is proudly stating that the terminal will offer an innovative and seamless travel

Cathay Reveal New Signature ‘Calm In The Fast Lane’ Singapore Experience

When Changi Terminal 4 opens in just a few days time, Cathay Pacific will proudly take the title for the first scheduled flight from the terminal. The airline is proudly stating that the terminal will offer an innovative and seamless travel

Air France ‘Boost’ Becomes Joon

Air France’s latest venture, originally called Boost, and now officially titled Joon, is the carrier’s attempt to reduce operating costs and compete with the growth of younger, less expensive airlines now flying medium and long-haul routes around the world. The

Air France ‘Boost’ Becomes Joon

Air France’s latest venture, originally called Boost, and now officially titled Joon, is the carrier’s attempt to reduce operating costs and compete with the growth of younger, less expensive airlines now flying medium and long-haul routes around the world. The

Laptop Ban Has Continued To Spark Innovation In Airlines

In a continued drive to tackle the imposed electronic ban on certain flights to the UK and the US, airlines are working around the issue of bringing aboard nothing larger than a smart phone in a myriad of ways. Turkish

Laptop Ban Has Continued To Spark Innovation In Airlines

In a continued drive to tackle the imposed electronic ban on certain flights to the UK and the US, airlines are working around the issue of bringing aboard nothing larger than a smart phone in a myriad of ways. Turkish

Happy Australia Day. Here’s A Reason To Get Inspired To Travel

TheDesignAir was just given the opportunity to try out the new Qantas VR App, currently available on the Google Play and Apple App stores. The new app allows consumers to instantly transport themselves to Australia and explore a wide range

Happy Australia Day. Here’s A Reason To Get Inspired To Travel

TheDesignAir was just given the opportunity to try out the new Qantas VR App, currently available on the Google Play and Apple App stores. The new app allows consumers to instantly transport themselves to Australia and explore a wide range

A Taste Of What Concorde Would Have Looked Like Today. But, It May Actually Still Happen.

The future is a little closer this month, with Boom taking a leap forward and presenting their XB-1 1/3rd-scale ‘little brother’ version of the ideal next generation supersonic passenger jet. ‘Baby Boom’ as it has been dubbed, may not be taking flight

A Taste Of What Concorde Would Have Looked Like Today. But, It May Actually Still Happen.

The future is a little closer this month, with Boom taking a leap forward and presenting their XB-1 1/3rd-scale ‘little brother’ version of the ideal next generation supersonic passenger jet. ‘Baby Boom’ as it has been dubbed, may not be taking flight

Emirates New Economy Class Amenity Kits Offer Augmented Reality Experience

Last month, Emirates launched a brand new set of Economy Class amenity kits. The kit bags reflect Emirates global coverage and come in six designs inspired by six regions in Emirates’ global network – Australasia, Latin America, Middle East, Africa,

Emirates New Economy Class Amenity Kits Offer Augmented Reality Experience

Last month, Emirates launched a brand new set of Economy Class amenity kits. The kit bags reflect Emirates global coverage and come in six designs inspired by six regions in Emirates’ global network – Australasia, Latin America, Middle East, Africa,

British Airways Showcase An Emerging Trend In Smart Watch Travel

British Airways have never been shy of embracing new technology. They were the first airline to create a digital app back in 2008. That year, some 118,000 added it to their device and in 2015, it has topped the five million mark.

British Airways Showcase An Emerging Trend In Smart Watch Travel

British Airways have never been shy of embracing new technology. They were the first airline to create a digital app back in 2008. That year, some 118,000 added it to their device and in 2015, it has topped the five million mark.

TheDesignAir’s Top 10 Best Aviation Product Releases For 2015

2015 has been an impressive year for the aviation industry, with many carriers pulling up their socks and vying for the all-elusive lucrative passenger. With oil-prices lower than before, airlines are snapping at the opportunity to revisit their products, launch

TheDesignAir’s Top 10 Best Aviation Product Releases For 2015

2015 has been an impressive year for the aviation industry, with many carriers pulling up their socks and vying for the all-elusive lucrative passenger. With oil-prices lower than before, airlines are snapping at the opportunity to revisit their products, launch

Qantas Continues To Innovate With Impressive Pre-Departure Library

Those of you who have flown on Qantas, may be familiar with their fairly hefty inflight magazine Australian Way. Whilst this may be a meaty enough read for most of their domestic flights, what if you have to Kangaroo hop

Qantas Continues To Innovate With Impressive Pre-Departure Library

Those of you who have flown on Qantas, may be familiar with their fairly hefty inflight magazine Australian Way. Whilst this may be a meaty enough read for most of their domestic flights, what if you have to Kangaroo hop

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We Have Just Seen The Future Of Infotainment

This will please the avgeeks. Did it infuriate you as much as it did us, when onboard, we looked at the fleet information or route maps to find they were out of date, or the information wasn’t detailed enough? London

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We Have Just Seen The Future Of Infotainment

This will please the avgeeks. Did it infuriate you as much as it did us, when onboard, we looked at the fleet information or route maps to find they were out of date, or the information wasn’t detailed enough? London

The Flying App Is Keeping Our iPhones Busy This Summer

We can’t recount how many times we’ve flicked the unlock screen on our phones waiting for a flight, hoping there’s a Facebook message or Twitter update that will keep us entertained. Now, thanks to the genius team at Seat 4A,

The Flying App Is Keeping Our iPhones Busy This Summer

We can’t recount how many times we’ve flicked the unlock screen on our phones waiting for a flight, hoping there’s a Facebook message or Twitter update that will keep us entertained. Now, thanks to the genius team at Seat 4A,

Delta Is A Dream

Here at DesignAir we’ve been a bit of a secret fan of Delta, as we have mentioned before, they are perhaps the most ‘European’ of all the carriers, with warm and friendly service, combined with a very decent hard product

Delta Is A Dream

Here at DesignAir we’ve been a bit of a secret fan of Delta, as we have mentioned before, they are perhaps the most ‘European’ of all the carriers, with warm and friendly service, combined with a very decent hard product

Passbook, The New Airline ‘Must Have’ App?

There has been a bit of excitement running through the net recently of Apple’s impending iPhone launch, and with it, iOS 6, the new operating system, hosting a plethora of nifty new now-must-have-apps. The most important, and perhaps exciting to

Passbook, The New Airline ‘Must Have’ App?

There has been a bit of excitement running through the net recently of Apple’s impending iPhone launch, and with it, iOS 6, the new operating system, hosting a plethora of nifty new now-must-have-apps. The most important, and perhaps exciting to