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In the face of globally increasing passenger numbers but also pressure due to high costs and competition, air transport companies are confronted with great challenges. Aircraft interiors of the future must fulfil greater demands than today: they must be safer and more ergonomic, they must symbolise the essence of the aircraft manufacturer's brand and help airlines to achieve optimal customer loyalty by means of an unmistakable interior design. Clever, modular and flexible systems are needed for the cargo hold to optimise idle and turnaround times as well as capacity utilization.
At the same time, all these solutions must be cost efficient and manageable at a technical level in engineering, in production and in day-to-day operation. This makes all-encompassing solutions essential. The
To meet these needs, highly integrated solutions for aircraft interiors are developed in Germany, primarily in and near the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, but also in South Germany. Many of the plants and locations involved are part of transnationally operating companies. The BDLI Competence Network CABIN I CARGO acts as a brain pool and innovation platform and bundles all relevant specialists in Germany.
"Leading, established aircraft manufacturers such as Airbus as well as new providers in the worldwide market profit from this network," says BDLI Managing Director Dietmar Schrick to mark the opening of the trade fair, in the presence of Hamburg's Economics Senator, Frank Horch.
"The BDLI Network CABIN I CARGO bundles a wide range of technological competence in the cabin sector. This stretches from lighting systems and cabin solutions through to on-board entertainment, sanitation systems, ventilation and air conditioning modules and even complex cargo hold technology, electric door modules and all necessary sensor systems.
Selected exhibits supplement the visual information concept of the trade fair appearance and demonstrate the high level of design competence, customer orientation and innovative strength of this industry sector.
Against the background of tough global competition, aircraft and helicopter manufacturers concentrate increasingly on their technical core competencies in the field of system integration and on key in-house technologies. Time-to-Market is a decisive competitive factor. At the same time, the systems demanded by the customers are becoming ever more complex meaning that suppliers and equippers and their special system competencies are taking on an increasingly central role.
The range of services offered by the BDLI network encompasses carrying out global market analyses in all named segments as well as development, manufacture, integration and maintenance.
Hall B7, stand 7D 30