AIM Aviation today unveils a striking new concept interior on its stand at the Aircraft Interiors Expo.
The concept interior is an exercise in design and engineering potential, showcasing what is achievable. It brings together technical innovations, engineering advances, new manufacturing processes and the latest decorative finishes.
The interior allows each visitor to consider ‘the art of the possible’, without the constraints of the specific choices of any one airline. It shows the level of imagination and craftsmanship that can be realised in a fully functioning interior and lets the individual visualise how their airline’s branding and personality could be applied to the space.
Richard Bower, Group Commercial Director at AIM Aviation, says: “The concept interior represents a new way of thinking in terms of blending the bar and galley areas, uniting form and function. The continuity of design, materials and lighting creates a greater feeling of space, as the sightlines are not restricted. It has been designed as an example of a statement piece, which could be adapted and branded to suit an airline’s requirements.”
While the space has been planned to create an encapsulated social experience for passengers and crew, it still manages to provide open viewing into the cabin. A vertically-sliding video screen cleverly secures bar-top bottles and glasses for take-off and landing, and the galleys are concealed behind smart, minimalist blinds. The monuments feature a range of options for displaying goods to improve airline revenue, and self-service areas allow passengers the personal choice to interact. Information is made easily available through new-technology media.