Archive for April, 2008

Hawaii Superferry to resume service

Posted by stephen on April 4, 2008

Hawaii Superferry has announced it will resume service between Oahu and Maui starting Monday, April 7. The interisland ferry has been out of service since February 13 for repairs and maintenance. It was scheduled to be in dry dock until April 22, but its return was urged after Aloha Airlines halting all passenger service due [...]

ATA ceases operations

Posted by admin on April 3, 2008

photo by Drewski2112
ATA Airlines announced today that after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, it has “discontinued all operations and cancelled all current and future flights”. “Following the loss of a key contract for our military charter business, it became impossible for ATA to continue operations,” the [...]

Aircraft interiors EXPO: AmSafe shows That it CARES

Posted by admin on April 3, 2008

AmSafe is here at Hamburg on a high, promoting its CARES – Child Aviation Restraint System. Hot on the heels of a Crystal Cabin Award – Judges’ Commendation Prize for cross-category products and concepts.
CARES is specifically aimed at the 10kg to 20kg (22lbs to 44lbs) children. Typically this covers the two to four [...]

Aircraft interiors EXPO: Infants protected by Hoover preserver…

Posted by admin on April 3, 2008

Hoover Industries is here at Hamburg promoting its array of lifejackets and life rafts, but also its other capabilities, including aircraft interior design and manufacture.
One product on display is the infant/small child life preserver. “This is the only device in existence to truly provide 100 percent safety for infants. If a plane did go [...]

Aircraft interiors EXPO: Hot stuff from Sola

Posted by admin on April 3, 2008

Manufacturer of steel cutlery Sola Airline Cutlery is introducing its new 1.8 litre coffee pot.
“Aircraft are generally supplied with steel coffee pots which have large openings but we have designed a pot that is insulated enabling the coffee to retain its heat for twice the amount of time,” says export manager Hans Engels.
More news, [...]

Aircraft interiors EXPO: Mexmil has it covered

Posted by admin on April 3, 2008

Mexmil says it is the world’s largest producer of insulation systems for the aviation industry. It is also providing seat covers and thermoplastic products as well as PMA insulation parts bearing OEM part numbers.
More news, pictures and videos from Aircraft interiors EXPO Hamburg 2008….
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Aircraft interiors EXPO: Integra’s role inoxygen supply

Posted by admin on April 3, 2008

Sweden’s GCE Aviation is highlighting its Integra – a portable oxygen cylinder assembly.
The cylinders have been designed to be interchangeable with the existing portable cylinder assemblies fitted to aircraft today, making retro-fit available. It also removes the need for replacement brackets and thereby negating the added cost and disruption. Thomas Cook is the [...]

Aircraft interiors EXPO: Satcom1 develops onboard cellular for VIPs

Posted by admin on April 3, 2008

Danish-based Satcom1 is developing systems based on Inmarsat’s Swift 64 and SwiftBroadband satcoms to allow passengers aboard VIP aircraft to communicate with the ground via their own mobile phones and BlackBerry-type devices. The offering forms part of the company’s AvioIP portfolio of communications services.
“We have carried out installations on a Boeing BBJ and on VIP [...]

Aircraft interiors EXPO: Cooking into the future

Posted by admin on April 3, 2008

Futururistic designs are keeping the EDAG Group ahead of its game.
The IOI long range galley cart is being introduced at the show as a design case study to see how it is received by the airline industry.
The funky lighted all in one concept is what the company believes may be the new look [...]

Aircraft interiors EXPO: Cabin Flooring

Posted by admin on April 3, 2008

Bute Fabrics of Scotland has launched its Island Collection of three new patterned fabrics. Rhum is a paisley inspired pattern in various colours including a rich purplish blue and a glowing gold, Arran is a subtle moiré fabric, with tiny flashes of colour set against a rich deep ground, or tonal flashes against a contrast [...]

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