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12 In-flight innovations to keep an eye out for

@rafat

Apr 01, 2013 3:07 am

Skift Take

The future of travel is at the intersection of design and user experience, we firmly believe here at Skift. These innovations hint at that future.

— Rafat Ali

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In-flight innovation these days focuses a lot on purely digital developments, including wi-fi and debate around BYOD (bring-your-own-device), but a lot is happening elsewhere too, from interior design, to storage of food, to making restrooms more user-friendly.

The annual Crystal Cabin Awards recognizes excellence in aviation interior innovation, and for the 2013 awards, it recently released its list of 21 finalists. And we’ve culled that list down to the 12 that caught our eye.

Below is the full list of finalists at CCA. The winners will be announced as part of the aircraft cabins trade fair in Hamburg (9-11 April).

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