Innovative Concepts from 2019’s Crystal Cabin Awards

A look at some of the 2019 Crystal Cabin Awards submissions with the potential to make cabin MRO easier and passenger experience better.

This year’s Crystal Cabin Awards received more than 100 entries—its largest contender list yet. The submissions in eight categories ranging from “Inflight Entertainment and Connectivity” to “Greener Cabin, Health, Safety and Environment” included a wide variety of lavish premium seating concepts, new technologies for lighting and lavatories, smarter materials and more. Here are some of the new innovations that we think could provide noticeable improvements or changes for aircraft cabin maintenance—as well as a few interesting ideas for passenger experience.

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