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New York (AirGuide - Airline In-Flight Services News) Sun, Apr 27, 2014

Thales unveils its Immersive Business Class Seat On the opening day of the Aircraft Interiors Expo 2014 in Hamburg Thales, world leader in In-flight Entertainment & Connectivity unveiled its innovative Immersive Business Class Seat. The seat, developed in conjunction with BE Aerospace and design partners BMW Design Works, is a finalist for the Premium Class & VIP category at the 2014 Crystal Cabin Awards, the only international prize for innovations in the field of aircraft cabins. This is the fourth year running a Thales innovative design is shortlisted for the awards. Last year the Thales Gesture Control & Eye Tracking technology was shortlisted and subsequently won the award for Passenger Comfort Systems. This yearOs entry is a breakthrough which incorporates into an aesthetically pleasing industrial design, visionary IFE concepts and viable products, blending the physical and virtual user interfaces into a seamless passenger experience. This evolution presents advanced technology innovations like touchpad controls integrated in the seat, Ultra-High Definition (UHD) main display screen, Passenger Control Display, Eye Tracking and Interactive Virtual Landscape Panel, widely regarded as some of the most advanced in the world. These innovations are cleverly interfaced in the seat, to work in concert with products already on offer by Thales and third parties. These include the Thales SmartPIMs which allow passengers to interface their portable electronic devices with the IFE system, and Smart Device Ignition Wireless Charging. Tue, Apr 22, 2014

United Airlines Offers Preview of Two Lounges at London/HeathrowOs New Terminal 2 United Airlines today offered a preview of two spectacular new lounges for premium customers [ETH] the United Global First Lounge and the United Club [ETH] at London Heathrow AirportOs new Terminal 2, The QueenOs Terminal. United will be the first airline to operate from Terminal 2 when it opens on June 4, 2014, bringing its 17 daily Heathrow flights [ETH] currently split between Terminals 1 and 4 [ETH] Ounder one roof.O Later this year, the operations of UnitedOs 22 Star Alliance partners serving Heathrow will progressively move to Terminal 2, the allianceOs new home at the airport. OWeOre very excited about our move to Terminal 2 and these extensive and sophisticated lounges reflect the importance of Heathrow to UnitedOs global route network,O said...

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