Inflight Europe Event Schedule

Pavilion, workshop and awards dedicated to the cabin interiors and in-flight technology industries.

Wednesday 20 May – Day one

Session 1: Connectivity (IFC)
Are airlines being tactically creative with on-board connectivity and what does a fully connected crew mean?

Session 2: Seating
The automotive industry is having a profound impact on aviation seats. We will discuss what lessons aviation seat manufacturers can take from their automotive counterparts.

Session 3: In-seat power
How are airlines responding to the increasing demand for in-seat power? Does AC power still have a future and what options are available across all cabin classes?

Lunchtime educational: Accessibility

Session 4: In-Flight Entertainment Systems
Embedded and BYOD. How can you design a collaborative experience between seatback screens and personal electronic devices to become more responsive to passenger needs?

Session 5: Content Provision (IFE)
How can airlines build a relevant and differentiated content library? What is the selection process behind choosing a content service provider? Are Graphical User Interfaces (GUI) stalling the passenger relationship with IFE screens?


Thursday 21 May – Day two

Session 6: Satellite communications
As the scuffle between Ka and Ku dissipates, have the battle lines been drawn between LEO, MEO and GEO? Will one come out on top and does it matter which one?

Session 7: Lighting
Understanding the total lighting environment in the cabin is key. We will discuss how lighting, both line fit and retrofit can affect the passenger experience and is Li-Fi a potential game changer for the industry.

Lunchtime educational: Sustainability

Session 8: Ancillary revenues
Capturing revenue opportunities through cabin connectivity. Are airlines realising the full potential of in-flight connectivity to offer better and more varied products and

Inflight Europe Awards ceremony
Join us as we celebrate achievements within in-flight technology and cabin interiors.


Panellist opportunities

If you would like to take part in our lively workshop panels, please contact Alexander Preston to discuss speaker opportunities.

Alexander Preston
Inflight Editor
+44 (0) 1252 545993