Finalists & Winners

finalists & winners

The Crystal Cabin Award finalists and winners overview sort by years, descending:

Cabin Concepts

  • Bombardier: C Series
  • Delta Air Lines (cooperation partners Thompson Aero & Factorydesign): Delta One Suite
  • United Airlines (cooperation partners PriestmanGoode, Acumen, Zodiac Aerospace, Encore, Boltaron & Kydex): United Polaris

Cabin Systems

  • Airbus: WATCHDOG - Prevention of Inadvertent Slide Deployment
  • Diehl Aerospace GmbH (cooperation partner Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts): Power Line Communication (PLC) for Aircraft
  • ZEO/Zodiac Aerospace: ECOS Luggage Management System

Electronic Systems

  • Airbus: Towards Wireless Aircraft
  • Global Eagle Entertainment: GEE Airtime Portal
  • Lufthansa Technik: niceview MOBILE

Greener Cabin, Health, Safety and Environment

  • Airbus (cooperation partner Airbus BizLab): ReTrolley
  • GermFalcon: GermFalcon UVC Airplane Sanitizing Device
  • Zodiac Aerospace: Revolution Toilet

Material & Components

  • Diehl Aircabin: Direct Digital Printing for Interior Parts
  • Krüger Aviation: K-Reflexion- the revolution of plastic mirrors
  • Vanema/Boxmark d.o.o. (cooperation partners Airbus & Stelia): Octaspring Lightweight Seat Cushion

Passenger Comfort Hardware

  • Airbus/Recaro Aircraft Seating/THK: Smart Cabin Reconfiguration
  • Bombardier: CRJ Series PRM Lavatory
  • Diehl Comfort Modules (cooperation partner Lufthansa Technik): Galley-Bar-Module (GBM)

University

  • HAW Hamburg: Rueckbrodt, Reimer & Waldheuer (cooperation partner Airbus Hamburg – ProtoSpace): Smart Onboard Wheelchair (Smart OBW)
  • TU Delft Akkerman (cooperation partner Zodiac Aerospace): myseat
  • TU Delft Riedel, Wisse, Erkelens, Iacoviello, Kersten & Randles (cooperation partner Zodiac Seats U.S.): The Revitalisation System

Cabin Concepts

  • Etihad (cooperation partner Acumen Design Associates): Etihad B787 First Suites
  • Seymour Powell: First Spaces
  • tangerine (cooperation partners Virgin Australia, B/E Aerospace): Virgin Australia, A330 & B777

Cabin Systems

  • B/E Aerospace: Viu Flex Lighting System
  • Diehl Service Modules GmbH: Smart Galley
  • Lufthansa Technik (cooperation partner hs2 Engineering): Inductive Cooking Platform

Electronic Systems

  • Gogo: 2Ku
  • Lufthansa Systems: BoardConnect Portable
  • Thales (cooperation partners B/E Aerospace, tangerine): Digital Sky

Greener Cabin, Health, Safety and Environment

  • Apparatebau Gauting GmbH: Green Fire Suppression System – The Halon-Free Solution
  • Fraunhofer Research Institution for Polymeric Materials and Composites PYCO: Chemical Recycling of Cabin Lining Elements
  • The Boeing Company: Clean Cabin – Fresh Lavatory

Material & Components

  • AWP-Präzisionsteile GmbH: ERMS Easy Release Modular System
  • F. LIST GmbH: F/LIST WOOD FLOORING
  • SEKISUI Polymer Innovations: Infused Imaging

Passenger Comfort Hardware

  • Diehl Aerospace: Projection Enabled Flight Experience (DANDELION)
  • Rebel.Aero Ltd: Rebel.Aero Ltd
  • TEAGUE (cooperation partners Panasonic, B/E Aerospace, Formation Design Group): Waterfront Seat

University

  • TU Delft Chen (cooperation partner B/E Aerospace): FiO – Adaptive Aircraft Entry
  • TU Delft Kühne (cooperation partner Zodiac Seats U.S. LLC): HeadRest
  • TU Delft (cooperation partner Zodiac Aerospace): Modulair – a Galley made for Change

Visionary Concepts

  • Formation Design Group: Formation Lie-Flat Cabin Concept
  • TEAGUE: POPPI
  • Zodiac Aerospace: Lifestyle

Greener Cabin, Health, Safety and Environment

  • B/E Aerospace “Solar Eclipse”
  • CTT System AB (cooperation partner B/E Aerospace) “Humidity in Balance”
  • Phitek Systems Ltd “A new green economy for headphones”

 Industrial Design & Visionary Concepts

  • Embraer (cooperation partner PriestmanGoode) “E2 New Cabin Interior”
  • Panasonic Avionics (cooperation partners B/E Aerospace, TEAGUE and Formation Design) “JAZZ Seat”
  • The Boeing Company (cooperation partner TEAGUE) “Boeing 777 Premium Arch”

Material & Components

  • Fraunhofer Institut für Werkzeugmaschinen und Umformtechnik „Smart-FLUOX“
  • Reliant Worldwide Plastics “Reliant Lite Seat Back”
  • SABIC Innovative Plastics “Lightweight, Clear Lexan™ XHR Sheet Series”

Passenger Comfort Hardware

  • SII Deutschland GmbH „SANTO Seat“
  • SMARTTRAY “SmartTray”
  • The Boeing Company “Space Bins”

Passenger Comfort Systems

  • Lufthansa Systems AG “BoardConnect In-Seat”
  • RECARO Aircraft Seating (cooperation partners Panasonic Avionics Corporation and TEAGUE) “The ultimate passenger experience”
  • ViaSat Inc. “ViaSat Exede® In The Air”

Premium Class & VIP

  • Etihad Airways (cooperation partners Acumen Design Associates, Factorydesign, Honour Branding and Promise Communispace) “Etihad Airways A380 Upper Deck”
  • Lufthansa Technik “chair™”
  • Qatar Airways (cooperation partner PriestmanGoode) “Qatar A380 First Class Cabin and Premium Lounge”

University

  • College for Creative Studies / Moceri “Escape”
  • HAW Hamburg in cooperation with Airbus Operations GmbH / Spille “Mobile Vacuum Trash Compactor “
  • TU Delft / Narayan, Lin, Hing and Eeghen “Enable”

Greener Cabin, Health, Safety & Environment

  • DIEHL Aerospace "DACAPO-Energy Autonomous Cabin"
  • Vision Systems “Energia”   
  • Zodiac Aerospace (cooperation partner ZEO Design Studio) “ISIS Modular Lavatory”

Industrial Design & Visionary Concepts

  • B/E Aerospace & TEAGUE “B/E Aerospace Advanced Lavatory”
  • Expliseat “Titanium Seat”
  • Zodiac Aerospace (cooperation partner Zodiac Seats US) “Halo First Class Concept”

Material & Components

  • Schott AG “Laminated special glass composite”   
  • Specialist Aviation “SATTO”   
  • Zodiac Aerospace (cooperation partner Zodiac Galleys USA) “Galley Airbag System”

Passenger Comfort Hardware

  • Diehl Comfort Modules “Hygienic toilet unit with non-touch functions”
  • RECARO Aircraft Seating “Setting the benchmark: The RECARO CL3710”
  • ZIM Flugsitz GmbH “EC – 00”

Passenger Comfort Systems

  • Armstrong Aerospace (cooperation partner Jamco) “PowerBar and PowerBox Off-Seat Solutions”
  • Lufthansa Technik AG “acWAP”
  • Zodiac Aerospace (cooperation partner ZEO Design Studio) “ISIS Aft Complex”

Premium Class & VIP

  • Paperclip Design Limited “Caterpillar – Convertible Seating for Long Haul Flights”
  • Thales Avionics (cooperation partners B/E Aerospace & BMW Designworks) “Immersive Business Class Seat”
  • Zodiac Aerospace (cooperation partner ZEO Design Studio) “Premium Cabin”

University

  • Le – Delft University of Technology (cooperation partner Zodiac Aerospace) “ARC Seat Concept”
  • Peeters, Shah, van Meeuwen – Delft University of Technology (cooperation partner Zodiac Aerospace) “Sense the Transitions”
  • Short – Monash University “POSTA - Seat Transfer Assist” POSTA - Seat Transfer Assist

Greener Cabin, Health, Safety & Environment

  • Avia Technique "Avia Pulse DE Series Portable Pulse Oxygen System (PPOS)"
  • Boeing "Insulated Galley Cart"
  • RECARO Aircraft Seating GmbH & Co. KG "”Green” Innovations in the Sky"

Industrial Design & Visionary Concepts

  • Acro Aircraft Seating "Acro Ultra In Arm Table Seat"
  • Paperclip Design Limited "Checkerboard Convertible Seating System"
  • Zodiac Aerospace (cooperation partner ZEO) "ISIS – Innovative Space Interior System"

Material & Components

  • Diehl Aircabin (cooperation partner Diehl Aerospace) "iPanel"
  • Lufthansa Technik AG "ColourCurve"
  • Rogers Corporation "Rogers Corporation SilfxTM"

Passenger Comfort Hardware

  • Diehl Aircabin "Membrane Ceiling Panels for cabin interiors"
  • MERU (cooperation partners Balform, UK CAA, EASA) "MERU TravelChair"
  • Zodiac Airline Cabin Interiors "Amber Interior Pivot Bins"

Passenger Comfort Systems

  • Row 44 "Row 44 Live TV to Passengers’ Devices"
  • Thales "Eyetracking and Gesture Control"
  • Zodiac Premium Galleys "Modular Galley Concept"

Premium Class & VIP

  • Dornier Technologie Systems GmbH "Glass PCU"
  • Lufthansa Technik AG "nice® HD"
  • Zodiac Seats US (cooperation partner Zodiac Seats Mexico) "Reversible Seat"

University

  • TU Delft – Alberda, Kassels, Kampinga, van Kester & Noriega "Tray Table Cabinet"
  • TU Dresden – Hillig "Future Aviation – Concept Cabin"
  • HAW Hamburg – Waldheuer & Brötzmann "Big Lavatory Concept"

Greener Cabin, Health and Safety

  • Airbus "Bionic Bracket"
  • C&D Zodiac "C&D Zodiac Sidewall & Lining System"
  • Diehl Aerospace GmbH "DAs Eco-Line all LED cabin lighting"

Industrial Design & Technical Concepts

  • B/E Aerospace & TEAGUE "B/E Aerospace Essence Inserts Collection"
  • Public Design Lab, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University "BrailleWise"
  • Sicma Aero Seat (Zodiac Aerospace) "Dragonfly"

Material & Components

  • Diehl Comfort Modules GmbH "Modular Glued Cable Bracket System"
  • Sell GmbH "Sell `s FST Adhesive Applications"
  • TTF Aerospace "TTF Aerospace TSkin"

Passenger Comfort

  • Lufthansa Systems "BoardConnect"
  • SCHOTT AG "SCHOTT and LHT HelioJet"
  • Supracor "Stimulite® honeycomb"

Premium Class Products

  • C&D Zodiac "C3 Ultralounge"
  • EMTEQ "Flat Panel LED Tile"
  • JPA Design "Cathay Pacific New business Class Suite"

Visionary Concepts

  • Almadesign "LIFE"
  • Diehl Aircabin GmbH "Change Room"
  • Zodiac Aerospace "Genesis concept seat"

Entertainment and Communication

  • Airbus “Display based Passenger Signs”
  • PFW Aerospace AG “The Speaking Seatrail”
  • The IMS Company “RAVE”

Greener Cabin, Health and Safety

  • E.I.S. AIRCRAFT GmbH “Natural Fibre”
  • Elektro-metall Export GmbH “Non-Touch-Waste-Flap”
  • SCHROTH Safety Products GmbH “SCHROTH AirLite® Passenger Belt”

Industrial Design/ Interior Concept

  • Acro Aircraft Seating Ltd. “Acro – Superlight Passenger Seat”
  • Boeing - TEAGUE “Boeing 787 Dreamliner”
  • Recaro “BL3520”

Material and Components

  • Heath Tecna “Heath Tecna Wire Support Bushing”
  • L&P Automotive Group Europe “Fibre-SO-Lite”
  • Lufthansa Technik “The world’s thinnest colored Galley Light”

Passenger Comfort

  • Contour “SpaceSeat”
  • müller/romca “Lufthansa A380 First Class Bathroom”
  • Recaro “Air New Zealand SkyCouch”

University

  • Dresden University of Technology & IMA GmbH - Zwiebler & Götze “Skyliner”
  • Hamburg University of Applied Sciences - Duus “Seating Concept ‘Space Shift’”
  • Munich University of Applied Sciences - Herberth, Fischer & Ruml “airgonomic”

Judges Commendation Prize

  • Airborne Hotel Systems “Airborne Hotel”
  • Bishop – Aeronautical Engineers “FSAS-Flexible Seat Arrangement System”
  • THALES “Touch Passenger Media Unit”

Entertainment and Communication

  • Lumexis Corporation "Fiber-to-the-Screen™ IFE"
  • TriaGnoSys "VoCeM"
  • QEST Qantenelektronische Systeme GmbH & TECOM Industries "KuStream™ 1000"

Greener Cabin, Health and Safety

  • B&W Engineering GmbH & Co. KG "Temperature Accumulator (TempAccu)"
  • Lantal Textiles AG "Climatex® LifeguardFR™"
  • NORDUYN Inc. "NORDUYN Innovative Lightweight Trolleys"

Industrial Design/ Interior Concept

  • B/E Aerospace & Priestmangoode "Staggered Premium Class Suite"
  • Teague "Integrated Smart Monitor"
  • Teague "Boeing SkyLoft"

Material and Components

  • Airbus "Digital Cabin Logbook (DLC)"
  • C2 Composites - subsidiary company t BE Aerospace SFC Group "Pegasus – Business Class Meal Table"
  • Diehl Aircabin GmbH "Powder coating of cabin interior parts"

Passenger Comfort

  • Dasell Cabin Interior "HILA – high integrated flexible lavatory"
  • James Park Associates/ Sicma Aero Seat "Cirrus Business Class Suite"
  • L&L Products "L&L Embedded Acoustic Solution"

University

  • FH Hannover "Seat Concept Com.pax"
  • TU München "Nested"
  • TU München "Time Economy Chair"

Judges Commendation Prize

  • Bishop GmbH – Aeronautical Engineers "1 cm Seat Rail"
  • TU München "Airborne Combfort"
  • TU München "Modulair System"

Entertainment and Communication

  • Aircell "Aircell's Gogo Inflight Internet service"
  • Lufthansa Technik "niceview"
  • Sicma Aero Seat "Seat Integrated Technology"

Greener Cabin, Health and Safety

  • AeroCat B.V. "Worlds' lightest closed loop recyclable full polymer RFID equipped airline catering trolley"
  • B&W Engineering "A-LogEqu System"
  • Boeing - The Concept Center "Revolution in Aircraft Carpeting"

Industrial Design / Interior Concept

  • Airbus "Video Control Insert VCI"
  • Recaro "SL 3510"
  • Teague "777 G6 Door 1 Entry & First Class Cabin"

Material and Components

  • B/E Aerospace "Major Advancement in Aircraft Vacuum Waste Systems"
  • Flasin Faser "Natural fibre composite materials"
  • Iacobucci "Iacobucci H - Box"

Passenger Comfort

  • Aeras Seat Project "Aeras Seat Project"
  • Lantal Textiles "Lantal's Pneumatic Comfort System"
  • Recaro "CL 3620"

Judges Commendation Prize

  • Bombardier Aerospace "Bombardier - Global XRS Shower"
  • CeBeNetwork "New innovative courier/crew rest module for use in Freighter aircraft"
  • James Lee "Paperclip Armrest"

 Entertainment and Communication

  • Airbus "Universal Wireless Backbone System"
  • H-care "In-flight  Human Digital Assistant"
  • Thales "Cabin Graphical User Interface"

Greener Cabin, Health and Safety

  • AeroSmart Technologies Ltd "The Smarthandle TM"
  • Lufthansa Technik "Aero Kid"
  • STG Aerospace "WEPPS Emergency Lighting"

Industrial Design / Interior Concept

  • B/E Aerospace "Premium Seating Platform"
  • Coste Design "Singapore Airlines First Class Cabin"
  • Dasell Cabin Interiors "Washroom with Urinals"

Material and Components

  • Lamera/ Sandvik "Decobrix Colour Coated Stainless Steel"
  • Lufthansa Technik "UHF RFID Tag"
  • Virtools "Virtools Solutions"

Passenger and Comfort

  • Airbus "Stand Alone Mood Lighting"
  • B/E Aerospace "First Class Suite"
  • Emteq "Seat Heaters"

Judges Commendation Prize

  • Airbus "Fire Suppression Concept"
  • AM Safe "CARES"
  • Freshorize "Handwash Dispenser"

Comfort & Health

  • Airbus „SPICE Galley“
  • MGR Foamtex Ltd „Multi-Postural Seating“
  • Lantal „Pneumatic Seat Cushions“

Entertainment & Communication

  • Airbus „Flat Panel Speaker“
  • IMS Inflight „Integrated Portables“
  • Lufthansa Technik AG „Mobile Access Router“

Environmental, Future Concept & Industrial Design and Innovation / Technical Component

  • Airbus „Waterbased Varnish“
  • Lamera AB „Hybrix Microsandwich“
  • PAIG / Acumen „Freedom“
  • Driessen Aerospace Group „Eagle Trolley“

Safety and Security

  • Innovint Aircraft Interior GmbH „SkyKids Child Restraint System“
  • MGS Modular Galley System „Induction Heating Unit“
  • Weber Aircraft LP „Model 5750“

Caption: 

Cabin Concepts

  • Delta Air Lines (cooperation partners Thompson Aero & Factorydesign): Delta One Suite

Cabin Systems

  • Diehl Aerospace GmbH (cooperation partner Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts): Power Line Communication (PLC) for Aircraft

Electronic Systems

  • Global Eagle Entertainment: GEE Airtime Portal

Greener Cabin, Health, Safety and Environment

  • Airbus (cooperation partner Airbus BizLab): ReTrolley

Material & Components

  • Vanema/Boxmark d.o.o. (cooperation partners Airbus & Stelia): Octaspring Lightweight Seat Cushion

Passenger Comfort Hardware

  • Airbus/Recaro Aircraft Seating/THK: Smart Cabin Reconfiguration

University

  • HAW Hamburg: Rueckbrodt, Reimer & Waldheuer (cooperation partner Airbus Hamburg - ProtoSpace): Smart Onboard Wheelchair (Smart OBW)
Caption: 

Cabin Concepts

  • Etihad (cooperation partner Acumen Design Associates): Etihad B787 First Suites

Cabin Systems

  • B/E Aerospace: Viu Flex Lighting System

Electronic Systems

  • Lufthansa Systems: BoardConnect Portable

Greener Cabin, Health, Safety and Environment

  • The Boeing Company: Clean Cabin – Fresh Lavatory

Material & Components

  • SEKISUI Polymer Innovations: Infused Imaging

Passenger Comfort Hardware

  • Rebel.Aero Ltd: Rebel.Aero Ltd

University

  • TU Delft Kühne (cooperation partner Zodiac Seats U.S. LLC): HeadRest

Visionary Concepts

  • Zodiac Aerospace: Lifestyle
Crystal Cabin Award 2015 - The Winners
Crystal Cabin Award 2015 - The Winners
Caption: Crystal Cabin Award 2015 - The Winners

Greener Cabin, Health, Safety and Environment

  • B/E Aerospace “Solar Eclipse”

 Industrial Design & Visionary Concepts

  • Embraer (cooperation partner PriestmanGoode) “E2 New Cabin Interior”

Material & Components

  • SABIC Innovative Plastics “Lightweight, Clear Lexan™ XHR Sheet Series”

Passenger Comfort Hardware

  • SII Deutschland GmbH „SANTO Seat“

Passenger Comfort Systems

  • ViaSat Inc. “ViaSat Exede® In The Air”

Premium Class & VIP

  • Etihad Airways (cooperation partners Acumen Design Associates, Factorydesign, Honour Branding and Promise Communispace) “Etihad Airways A380 Upper Deck”

University

  • HAW Hamburg in cooperation with Airbus Operations GmbH / Spille “Mobile Vacuum Trash Compactor “

Greener Cabin, Health, Safety & Environment

  • DIEHL Aerospace "DACAPO-Energy Autonomous Cabin"

Industrial Design & Visionary Concepts

  • B/E Aerospace & TEAGUE “B/E Aerospace Advanced Lavatory”

Material & Components

  • Schott AG “Laminated special glass composite”   

Passenger Comfort Hardware

  • ZIM Flugsitz GmbH “EC – 00”    

Passenger Comfort Systems

  • Lufthansa Technik AG “acWAP”

Premium Class & VIP

  • Paperclip Design Limited “Caterpillar – Convertible Seating for Long Haul Flights”

University

  • Peeters, Shah, van Meeuwen – Delft University of Technology (cooperation partner Zodiac Aerospace) “Sense the Transitions”

Greener Cabin, Health, Safety & Environment

  • Boeing "Insulated Galley Cart"

Industrial Design & Visionary Concepts

  • Zodiac Aerospace (cooperation partner ZEO) "ISIS – Innovative Space Interior System"

Material & Components

  • Diehl Aircabin (cooperation partner Diehl Aerospace) "iPanel"

Passenger Comfort Hardware

  • MERU (cooperation partners Balform, UK CAA, EASA) "MERU TravelChair"

Passenger Comfort Systems

  • Thales "Eyetracking and Gesture Control"

Premium Class & VIP

  • Dornier Technologie Systems GmbH "Glass PCU"

University

  • HAW Hamburg – Waldheuer & Brötzmann "Big Lavatory Concept"

 Greener Cabin, Health and Safety

  • C&D Zodiac "C&D Zodiac Sidewall & Lining System"

Industrial Design & Technical Concepts

  • B/E Aerospace & TEAGUE "B/E Aerospace Essence Inserts Collection"

Material & Components

  • TTF Aerospace "TTF Aerospace TSkin"

Passenger Comfort

  • Lufthansa Systems "BoardConnect"

Premium Class Products

  • C&D Zodiac "C3 Ultralounge"

Visionary Concepts

  • Almadesign "LIFE"

Entertainment and Communication

  • The IMS Company “RAVE”

Greener Cabin, Health and Safety

  • Elektro-metall Export GmbH “Non-Touch-Waste-Flap”

Industrial Design/ Interior Concept

  • Recaro “BL3520”

Material and Components

  • Lufthansa Technik “The world’s thinnest colored Galley Light”

Passenger Comfort

  • Recaro “Air New Zealand SkyCouch”

University

  • Munich University of Applied Sciences - Herberth, Fischer & Ruml “airgonomic”

Judges Commendation Prize

  • THALES “Touch Passenger Media Unit”

Entertainment and Communication

  • Lumexis Corporation "Fiber-to-the-Screen™ IFE"

Greener Cabin, Health and Safety

  • NORDUYN Inc. "NORDUYN Innovative Lightweight Trolleys"

Industrial Design/ Interior Concept

  • Teague "Integrated Smart Monitor"

Material and Components

  • Airbus "Digital Cabin Logbook (DLC)"

Passenger Comfort

  • Dasell Cabin Interior "HILA – high integrated flexible lavatory"

University

  • FH Hannover – Esther Gläsker "Seat Concept Com.pax"

Judges Commendation Prize

  • Bishop GmbH – Aeronautical Engineers "1 cm Seat Rail"

Entertainment and Communication

  • Lufthansa Technik "niceview"

Greener Cabin, Health and Safety

  • Boeing - The Concept Center "Revolution in Aircraft Carpeting"

Industrial Design / Interior Concept

  • Recaro "SL 3510"

Material and Components

  • B/E Aerospace "Major Advancement in Aircraft Vacuum Waste Systems"

Passenger Comfort

  • Recaro "CL 3620"

Judges Commendation Prize

  • James Lee "Paperclip Armrest"

Entertainment and Communication

  • Airbus "Universal Wireless Backbone System"

Greener Cabin, Health and Safety

  • STG Aerospace "WEPPS Emergency Lighting"

Industrial Design / Interior Concept

  • Dasell Cabin Interiors "Washroom with Urinals"

Material and Components

  • Lufthansa Technik "UHF RFID Tag"

Passenger and Comfort

  • B/E Aerospace "First Class Suite"

Judges Commendation Prize

  • Airbus "Fire Suppression Concept"
  • AM Safe "CARES"

Comfort & Health

  • Airbus „SPICE Galley“

Entertainment & Communication

  • Airbus „Flat Panel Speakers“

Environmental

  • Lamera AB „Hybrix Microsandwich“

Future Concept & Industrial Design

  • Lamera AB „Hybrix Microsandwich“

Innovation / Technical Component

  • Lamera AB „Hybrix Microsandwich“

Safety and Security

  • Weber Aircraft LP „Model 5750“