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June 19, 2024
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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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Richard Schuurman
Active as a journalist since 1987, with a background in newspapers, magazines, and a regional news station, Richard has been covering commercial aviation on a freelance basis since late 2016. Richard is contributing to AirInsight since December 2018. He also writes for Airliner World, Aviation News, Piloot & Vliegtuig, and Luchtvaartnieuws Magazine. Twitter: @rschuur_aero.