On aircraft, cabin air quality contributes significantly to the comfort and well being of passengers and crews alike. But what is actually cabin air quality, what is the importance attributed to cabin air quality in aircraft design and operation, and what is Airbus doing to preserve good air quality in the aircraft cabin? Let’s take a journey into the technical depths of the rather abstract term of “cabin air quality”.
Since the onset of COVID-19, passenger concerns about cabin hygiene have increased drastically. Some key existing features of Airbus aircraft interiors that were previously less important for passengers - such as HEPA air filters and touchless surfaces - have now become well-known.
Major A380 cabin retrofit signed with Emirates to offer increased Premium Economy seats and enhanced in-flight connectivity
Airbus Services signed a major A380 cabin retrofit agreement with Emirates Airline to upgrade 52 A380s
SWISS has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320neo featuring the new Airspace cabin configuration.
Choosing the right options for a new aircraft cabin can be daunting for airline customers. Airbus aircraft cabins have become far more customisable in recent years, leaving customers facing a huge number of choices, but technological innovations are helping to smooth the process.