tangerine finalist at Crystal Cabin Awards 2024 for JAL A350-1000 cabin interior

The expert jury at Crystal Cabin Awards 2024 has selected tangerine’s design for JAL’s A350-1000 cabin interior as one of three best entries for Cabin Concepts; recognising the project for industry-wide innovation that elevates passenger experience to the next level. Winners of the 2024 Crystal Cabin Awards to be announced on 28 May.

Through a blend of tradition and modernity, the JAL A350-1000 Cabin Interior by tangerine, realised in collaboration with Japan Airlines, Safran Seats, and Recaro Aircraft Seating, creates an unparalleled flight experience that seamlessly weaves Japanese aesthetics with modern flight comfort to create a harmonious space of tranquillity above the clouds.

The project features innovation across four classes: First, Business, Premium Economy and Economy. Seats with the elegance of Japanese aesthetics can be found in all classes and in Business and First Class, passengers can enjoy the first headphone-free in-flight entertainment system with loudspeakers in the seat. First Class features a dining area for three people and a seat that can be converted into an extra-wide bed. In Premium Economy, automatic electric seat adjustment is a one of the special features, as well as a fixed partition between the seats in the middle of the cabin to maximise privacy.

The annual Crystal Cabin Award showcases exciting visions of how passengers will experience the future of air travel, honouring the best and most creative solutions. The Crystal Cabin Awards expert jury has now selected the finalists for 2024, putting forward 25 entries that offer a fascinating glimpse into the future of flying, from environmentally sustainable cabin walls to accessible onboard entertainment and revolutionary seating concepts.