Geven and AERQ collaborate to make passengers feel at home in the cabin
Hamburg, 31 May 2023 – Geven, a leading manufacturer of aircraft seating and interiors, and AERQ, a new provider for digital cabin solutions, are collaborating on the integration of AERQ’s AERENA Inseat System into Geven's Essenza seat to combine state-of-the-art seating comfort and digital inflight technology. The outcome of this collaboration will be displayed at the Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) 2023 in Hamburg from 06-08 June.
Geven has decades of experience in designing and building passenger seating products ranging from economy to business class as well as interior monuments such as galleys and lavatories. Geven follows a passenger centric approach with a primary goal of maximising passenger comfort that always keeps the efficiency of the cabin in mind. The products are ergonomic, reliable, easy to maintain and lightweight through modern composite materials and low in cost of ownership. They have a special appeal and modern design “Made in Italy” that compliments airline brands.
AERQ's AERENA platform addresses airlines' today’s pain points by allowing quick media content updates, adaptations of the UI and delivery of applications within days. It also enhances passenger devices to an integral part of the experience and supports multiple digital use cases. Bluetooth pairing helps to create an upscale entertainment for the passengers. Additionally, the inseat system offers a brilliant 4K viewing experience.
Airlines benefit from easy installation and maintenance processes due to the extensive local storage the inseat system provides. It is designed for maximum ease of handling.
“AERQ and Geven share a passion for innovation and design as well as the dedication to be reliable, flexible and customer experience driven suppliers. We are delighted to integrate AERQ’s AERENA Inseat System in our products to combine state-of-the-art comfort and digital inflight technology. This creates an enhanced cabin experience that has the goal to make passengers feel at home during their stay onboard”, said Alberto Veneruso, Managing Director of Geven.
“The manufacturers of seats and cabin interiors play an important role for the implementation of AERQ’s products in the aircraft. Close relationships with them are crucial to fulfil on our vision to digitise the cabin. We are excited to collaborate with Geven as a well-known and leading supplier in the aviation industry”, said Arnd Kikker, Co-Managing Director at AERQ.
AERQ's AERENA Inseat System integrated into Geven seats will be displayed at the AERQ booth 4C20 at the upcoming AIX from June 6-8 in Hamburg, Germany.
Geven is an aircraft seats and interiors supplier based in Naples,Italy. Reliability, dedication and professionalism make Geven an undisputed and renowned player in the circle of great leaders in the aircraft seating and interiors manufacturing industry. By constantly innovating, and refining engineering acumen and industrial progress Geven continues to grow.
AERQ is a joint venture between LG Electronics and Lufthansa Technik. It was founded in2019 and is headquartered in Hamburg, Germany. With its roots in consumer electronics and aviation it uses the extensive knowledge from both parent companies to develop digital solutions for aircraft cabins. AERQ takes the digital transformation of aircraft cabins to a new level by turning them into spaces for new ideas and business development. Introducing AERENA – the platform for digital engagement, empowerment, and intelligence. Creating revenue, savings and growth through an open IT platform enabled by an inseat system and Cabin Digital Signage. AERENA connects airlines, passengers and selected partners to kickstart a new global economy in the sky.
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