Subscribe Free
in Air Transport / Aircraft Interiors

Flydubai appoints JPA Design for 737 MAX cabin interior design

Posted 4 April 2017 · Add Comment

UAE hybrid-carrier Flydubai has appointed international transport design specialist JPA Design to design the cabin interior for its new aircraft fleet, which includes up to 100 Boeing 737 MAX 8s it has on order.

The airline says it has partnered with JPA to entirely reimagine a new look for both the business and economy class on the new 737 MAXs scheduled for delivery from the second half of 2017.
Chief Executive Officer, Ghaith Al Ghaith, said: “We are teaming up with JPA, as one of the world’s leading design specialists, to deliver a new cabin interior reflective of the airline’s maturity, offering our more than 10 million annual passengers a more comfortable onboard experience across our growing network.”
JPA Design, which has offices in London, Singapore and most recently Dubai, is designing all elements of the two-class cabin interior for the fuel-efficient single aisle aircraft.  Its full scope of work takes in all cabin elements, including seat design and customisation for economy and business class, lavatories, full CMF (colour materials and finishes), soft furnishings - including curtains and carpets, service wear - bulkheads, lighting and Inflight Entertainment GUI (Interface) menu content.In business Class, a more bespoke seat that promises to be unique to flydubai will be developed, giving added comfort and value to passengers. 
John Tighe, JPA's design director leading the Flydubai design project said; "To seek inspiration that will help inform the final cabin design, JPA has already spent a good deal of time immersing into the culture, colour and sights of Dubai. We've compared flight experiences on airlines in the region and have been getting to know the Flydubai family of crew, engineers and management team.  They are a warm, friendly, smart and ambitious airline, have a clear vision of where they wish to go and value their customers highly. And we both share in the commitment to constantly innovative and strive for best in class solutions."
 

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

FIA2018: Rockwell Collins recognised by Airbus as a top performer for avionics support

Rockwell Collins has been honoured with a Customer Services Award for its avionics service by Airbus and its customer airlines at a special ceremony at the Farnborough Air Show held yesterday.

FIA:2018 Boeing and Novus announce commitment for up to four 777-300ERs

FIA2018: Boeing and Dubai-based aircraft lessor, Novus Aviation Capital, announced its first direct agreement with Boeing for up to four 777-300ERs at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow.

FIA2018: Wataniya Airways signs a contract for the E195-E2

In a deal that will see the Middle Eastís first E2 operator, Embraer announced at the Farnborough Airshow 2018, that it has signed a firm order for 10 E195-E2 aircraft with Kuwaiti airline, Wataniya Airways.

SaudiGulf Airlines launches new mobile app powered by CellPoint Mobile

CellPoint Mobile has partnered with SaudiGulf Airlines to develop and launch the airlineís first mobile app to support booking. As part of the launch, CellPoint Mobile enables payments through SADAD, the national electronic payment

Emirates celebrates five million passengers in Beirut

Emirates celebrated its five million passenger mark at Beirut Rafic Al Hariri International Airport. The airline has been operating in Lebanon for more than 27 years and in celebration of this milestone, a handful of passengers were

Etihad Airways innovates upgrade programme to a dynamic live auction

Etihad Airways has enhanced its upgrade offering to a dynamic live auction which will make it easier for customers to secure a premium seat in a higher cabin class.

TAA SK0902311218
See us at
Cargo BT1004091018MAPS18_BT1207131118GATM BT1004061118Aviation Africa BT0607280219BIAS BT271017161118MEBAA BT1004121218AIME19BTA3005120219Istanbul Airshow BT22018ASDubai BT1004091018