Articles tagged “zodiac aerospace”

Airlines

The Business of Passenger-Proofing Seats and Every Other Square Inch Inside a Plane

Airline passengers abuse nearly everything on an airplane. Sometimes, they do it because they're jet-lagged or drunk. Sometimes, they're just absent-minded. And on occasion, manufacturers say, customers probably abuse interiors for sport. But the good news: Everything is tested to withstand harsh treatment from passengers.

The Business of Passenger-Proofing Seats and Every Other Square Inch Inside a Plane

Airlines

An Aviation Schmooze Fest Reveals a Passenger’s Wish List for Jet Travel

Yes, there's some innovation on display at the annual Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg. But mostly, the three-day show is about networking and building relationships.

An Aviation Schmooze Fest Reveals a Passenger’s Wish List for Jet Travel

Airlines

Boeing is Working to Strengthen a New Player in Airline Seat Market

The industry desperately needs more seat suppliers besides Zodiac Aerospace and B/E Aerospace. But it may be a long time before relative newcomer EnCore can penetrate the market — even with Boeing's help. It's a tough business.

Boeing is Working to Strengthen a New Player in Airline Seat Market

Airlines

United Airlines CEO Is ‘Not Happy’ With Delays at Polaris Seat Manufacturer

United is being coy about what Zodiac's production issues mean for its new Polaris seats, but we can assume it's probably not good news for the airline.

United Airlines CEO Is ‘Not Happy’ With Delays at Polaris Seat Manufacturer

Airlines

Zodiac Shares Decline After Profit Forecast Is Cut Again

Management and execution missteps at Zodiac Aerospace have caused consistent product delivery delays and a 50 percent drop in shareholder value over the last year.

Zodiac Shares Decline After Profit Forecast Is Cut Again

Airlines

Building Airplane Toilets Isn’t Cutting It Anymore for Zodiac Aerospace

Just because airlines are placing large airplane orders doesn't mean part manufacturers can necessarily keep up with demand while maintaining high quality.

Building Airplane Toilets Isn’t Cutting It Anymore for Zodiac Aerospace

Airlines

Aircraft Seat-Maker Zodiac in Talks With American Airlines About Order Cancellations

While program delays are problematic, and this situation has been ongoing, the contract dispute between American Airlines and Zodiac Aerospace now moves to the courts. A settlement is always a possibility.

Aircraft Seat-Maker Zodiac in Talks With American Airlines About Order Cancellations

Airlines

The Future of Flying Could Be More Like a Cruise

We’ve written a lot about airline concepts (seen more concepts than we’ve written about) and have a good feeling about the Life Style cabin. Airlines may not install the whole cabin as illustrated, but some of these concepts have what it takes to make from a blank-canvas model to living-color in the skies.

The Future of Flying Could Be More Like a Cruise

Airlines

The Essential Guide to the Weirdest Airline Seats Ever Conceived

We're still gonna keep looking at these oddities, because they're so darned amusing. Plus, we know you worry and we're here to help.

The Essential Guide to the Weirdest Airline Seats Ever Conceived

Airlines

Health App Might One Day Tell Flight Crew When You’re Blue or Green

Any ideas to improve airlines’ understanding of how their passengers feel in-flight couldn’t come soon enough.

Health App Might One Day Tell Flight Crew When You’re Blue or Green