24 Crystal Cabin Awards 2019 finalists revealed

Airlines, manufacturers, suppliers and universities from all over the world have been selected from a shortlist of 94 submissions.

A total of 24 finalists have been selected for the 2019 Crystal Cabin Awards, for which Future Travel Experience is a Media Partner.

Airlines, manufacturers, suppliers and universities from all over the world have been selected by an international jury, from a shortlist of 94 submissions, a record high for the sixth consecutive year.

The winners in each of the eight categories will be decided on 2 April during Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg.

Cabin Concepts

Airbus (in cooperation with Safran) – Lower Deck Pax Experience Modules

Emirates (in cooperation with The Boeing Company, Collins Aerospace, Jacques Pierrejean Design studio, Mercedes-Benz, Panasonic, Teague) – Emirates First Class Fully Enclosed Suites

Safran – Essential Business Class

Cabin Systems

Airbus Operations GmbH – X-Tend Seat – the new Over Wing Exit Seat

Collins Aerospace – M-Flex Duet

Diehl Aerospace GmbH – Flexible Passenger Service Unit Systems

Greener Cabin, Health, Safety & Environment

Air New Zealand – Air New Zealand Skycouch Infant and Child Improvements

Diehl Aviation Gilching GmbH – UV LED Water Disinfection Unit

Panasonic Avionics – nanoe

In-flight Entertainment and Connectivity

Collins Aerospace – Virtual Windows

Global Eagle (in cooperation with Telesat, Gilat, Qest) – Pioneering LEO Satellite Broadband

United Airlines (in cooperation with Panasonic Avionics) – “Entertainment for All”

Material & Components

Collins Aerospace – uLED Reading Light

Safran – Flexible Door

SEKISUI Polymer Innovations, LLC – KYDEX Lumina

Passenger Comfort Hardware

Panasonic Avionics – Active Noise Control and Premium Seat Lighting

RECARO Aircraft Seating ­­– Sleeping comfort above the clouds

Style&Design – Moments by STYLE&DESIGN


Hongik University (in cooperation with ADIENT) – Adient 1FA

TU Delft (in cooperation with Safran) – Stratus

University of Cincinnati (in cooperation with The Boeing Company & Live Well Collaborative) – SkyDining

Visionary Concepts


The Boeing Company – Boeing Smart Cabin

Paperclip Design Limited – Peacock Suites


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