IDAIR, a joint venture between Lufthansa Technik AG and Panasonic Avionics Corporation, has been awarded a further two B787s by an undisclosed customer. This award is on the heels of three successful B787 aircraft deliveries. These two B787 aircraft will be provided with Connectivity, Inflight Entertainment and Cabin Management Systems that perfectly meet the requirements for newest cabin technologies. The system to be installed will provide overhead HD displays up to 55 inches, in and at seat entertainment, overhead surround and in seat audio, control of electronically dimmable window shades, comprehensive control of dynamic lighting systems and much more. Private content can be also accessed and streamed to the system adding to a fantastic private rooms’ ambiance.
Australian sustainable aviation fuel industry receives massive boost with major investment
The Australian sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) industry has received a massive boost with a major joint investment. A Queensland biofuel refinery being jointly developed by Jet Zero Australia and LanzaJet is to receive investment from Qantas Group, Airbus, and the Queensland Government. The refinery is looking to produce SAF from agricultural by-products, including sugar cane.