Your participation in the Crystal Cabin Award

Ready to revolutionize aviation design? Get inspired by the 2024 Crystal Cabin Award and stay ahead of the latest developments in cabin excellence.

Get ready to be part of aviation history: The Crystal Cabin Award, the global beacon of brilliance in aircraft interior innovation, is back for 2024. Our mission? Fuel innovation, spark creativity, and elevate the passenger experience to new heights. From recently launched products to futuristic concepts, the Award entries showcase the future of aircraft cabins, helping to make air travel an unforgettable experience.

Applications for the Guest Category "Customer Journey Experience" are now open! The category will be presented at the APEX Awards at APEX EXPO in Los Angeles  on 30 October 2024.

Since its inception in 2007, this esteemed award celebrates exceptional cabin products and concepts, aiming to fuel innovation in passenger comfort. The award ceremony is hosted annually in Hamburg during Aircraft Interiors Expo, the world’s biggest trade show for the aircraft cabin. Now, in 2024, we're calling on innovators, dreamers, and pioneers to join us in pushing the boundaries of passenger comfort. Join the Crystal Cabin Award 2024 and let's revolutionize air travel together!


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Cabin Award
2024: GUest category
12 Jun. 2024 – 10 Jul. 2024
ApplicationS Guest category
Early bird until
26. June 2024!
End of July 2024
Announcement Shortlist 2024
September 2024
Announcement of the 2024 Finalists
End of September 2024
CCA final viewing 2024
30. October 2024
Ceremony Guest Category Apex Expo 2024


From high-tech cabin systems to sustainable products, from next-generation connectivity solutions to inspiring blue-sky concepts: the Crystal Cabin Award spans eight categories, each rewarding a different area of innovation. Find out more below!

Customer Journey Experience
Sustainable Cabin
Passenger Comfort
Material & Components
IFEC & Digital Services
Health & Safety
Cabin Systems
Cabin Concepts

Judging Panel

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Walé Adepoju
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Peter Bishop
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Peter Cooke
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Paul Estoppey
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Marico Ferraz Gobato
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Claudia S. Friedrich
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Dr. Holger Friehmelt
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Marisa Garcia
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Adam Gavine
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Dr. Dierk Hickmann
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Zuzana Hrnkova
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Michael Kaye
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Mary Kirby
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Prof. Dr. Gordon Konieczny
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Dr. Joe Leader
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Quentin Munier
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Wah Li Ong
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Bernhard Randerath
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Melissa Raudebaugh
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Dr. Joerg Rissiek
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Jeff Roberts
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Rolf Dieter Sellge
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Mariya Stoyanova
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Corinne Streichert
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Paul Sweeney
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Mark Vaughan
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Prof. Peter Vink
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Ingo Wuggetzer
Honorary Jury

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