Aircraft interiors can and have to be lighter to save fuel and reduce the environmental footprint of an aircraft. That’s the thinking behind Airbus’ latest Cabin Vision 2035+, which the airframer revealed today, one week before the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg. The vision includes various sustainability initiatives. Airbus rethinks cabin and catering concepts for 2035.
Thinking of it, aircraft interiors have only become heavier over the past few years. While the seats themselves might be lighter and thinner, they include inflight entertainment systems, often electric motors. Business Class comes as a suite nowadays, even in narrowbody aircraft, with sliding doors as the latest trend.
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