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Planovations

90 Airplane, Airport & Airline Innovations

— September 23, 2008 — Autos
Trend Hunter has seen a lot of incredible flight features, so we decided to gather them all together to bring you a super cluster that highlights 90 airplane, airline and airport innovations.

The cluster spans topics such as security, luxury, design, environment, advertising, furniture and decor.

Hopefully with more secure and better designed airplanes, we will hear less about airplane glitches and tragedies.

Implications - Traveling for extended periods of time and distances can often be stressful, taxing and tiring. Airline companies that can provide frequent fliers with a more enjoyable and stress-free experiences while in the air will certainly be rewarded with a returning customer base. Whether certain airlines can provide luxury services, fine dining or shorter security lines, these things will give them an advantage over other airline companies. Convenience is king for consumers.
5.5
Score
Popularity
Activity
Freshness
89
6mm Tables
6mm Tables
Super-Slim Table Mimics Airplane Wing
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88
Airport Fails to Catch Explosives, Detonators
Airport Fails to Catch Explosives, Detonators
Security To Get Even Tighter?
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87
Unique Architecture
Unique Architecture
The Rock at Wellington Airport
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86
Viral Sequels (UPDATE)
Viral Sequels (UPDATE)
Cadbury Airport Terminal Ad
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85
Airline Check-In Via PDA or Cell Phone
Airline Check-In Via PDA or Cell Phone
Houston Intercontinental Test Launched
<
84
Surf The Skies (FOLLOW UP)
Surf The Skies (FOLLOW UP)
American Airlines Testing Broadband on Flights
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83
Scaring Airport Birds
Scaring Airport Birds
Mean Robotic Falco
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82
Hotels / Airlines Forced to Accommodate Pets As "Emotional Support"
Hotels / Airlines Forced to Accommodate Pets As "Emotional Support"
<
81
New Airline Security Mechanisms
New Airline Security Mechanisms
Tunnel of Truth
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80
Bizarre Travel Rituals
Bizarre Travel Rituals
Airline Sacrifices Goats
<
79
Airport Take Out
Airport Take Out
Food for Travellers
<
78
Skirt Too Long For Airport
Skirt Too Long For Airport
Too Conservative For Security?
<
77
Contemporary Art In Airports
Contemporary Art In Airports
Troika's Digital Cloud Sculpture
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76
Yapta Toolbar Gets You Airline Refunds When Prices Drop
Yapta Toolbar Gets You Airline Refunds When Prices Drop
<
75
Solar Powered Planes
Solar Powered Planes
QinetiQ Zephyr Breaks World Record
<
74
WiFi Flying High
WiFi Flying High
BetaBlue on Jet Blue Airlines
<
73
Airport Tarmac Turned Catwalk
Airport Tarmac Turned Catwalk
Berlin Fashion Week 2008
<
72
Not So Random "Random" Searches
Not So Random "Random" Searches
Airport Customs
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71
Heavenly Flying
Heavenly Flying
Singapore Airlines Ups the Ante
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70
Laser Weapons Ready for Airplanes by 2007
Laser Weapons Ready for Airplanes by 2007
<
69
14 Hour & 40 Min Ad
14 Hour & 40 Min Ad
Emirates Airlines Non-Stop Info From Dubai to Sao Paulo
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68
Uber-Exclusive Travel
Uber-Exclusive Travel
Amsterdam Airport Royal Center
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67
Keep Your Shoes On at the Airport
Keep Your Shoes On at the Airport
T-Ray Scanners
<
66
Eco Check-In
Eco Check-In
Terminal 4 at Madrid Barajas Airport
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65
Getting Married at 1000 ft
Getting Married at 1000 ft
Weddings on a (Biplane) Wing
<
64
Extreme Climate Change Protest
Extreme Climate Change Protest
Greenpeace Jumps On Airplane
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63
Plane Cargo Pods for Motorbikes
Plane Cargo Pods for Motorbikes
The MotoPOD
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62
Japanese Robot Carries Luggage
Japanese Robot Carries Luggage
RoboPorter at Kita Kyushu Airport
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61
Smintair
Smintair
Smoker's International Airline
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60
Airplane Lighting For Your Home
Airplane Lighting For Your Home
Charles Cha's Jet Set Lite
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59
Drinking Biofuel
Drinking Biofuel
Flygbussarna Airport Coaches
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58
World Largest Building Opens Early
World Largest Building Opens Early
Foster and Partners Beijing Airport
<
57
ER Check-in Kiosks
ER Check-in Kiosks
Airport Style Self Service Reaches the Hospital
<
56
Viral Commercial Sequels
Viral Commercial Sequels
Cadbury Airport Trucks Take on Gorilla Ad
<
55
Eco Planes
Eco Planes
Bombardier Reveals The CSeries Jet
<
54
Video Ad Spoofs British Airways
Video Ad Spoofs British Airways
Silverjet Airlines
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53
Paper Laundry Detergent
Paper Laundry Detergent
Don't Let Airport Security Stop You
<
52
Airport Checkpoint of the Future
Airport Checkpoint of the Future
<
51
Robotic Receptionist at the Japan Airport
Robotic Receptionist at the Japan Airport
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50
Cublicles for the Jet Set
Cublicles for the Jet Set
Moto Art Recycles Plane Parts
<
49
Billion-Dollar Airport Deals
Billion-Dollar Airport Deals
Richard Branson to Buy Gatwick
<
48
Fuel For Travel
Fuel For Travel
Digital Media Store in Amsterdam Airport
<
47
PickPocket Guerrilla
PickPocket Guerrilla
Fake Hands Placed In Bags by Brussels Airlines
<
46
PR Damage Control
PR Damage Control
China Airlines Covers Logo After Crash
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45
Airline Barf Bag Museum and Barf Bag Trading Sites
Airline Barf Bag Museum and Barf Bag Trading Sites
What the Hell is Wrong with People?
<
44
Speed Through Airport Security with Clear
Speed Through Airport Security with Clear
<
43
Airline Fat Tax
Airline Fat Tax
Overweight Fliers to be Penalized?
<
42
Backpack Planes
Backpack Planes
The EXO-Wing
<
41
Airports as Shopping Destinations
Airports as Shopping Destinations
<
40
The Anti Car Seat
The Anti Car Seat
The New Strappy Child Restraint For Airplanes
<
39
Space Origami
Space Origami
Astronauts Fly Paper Plane From Space
<
38
Origami Art
Origami Art
Hardcore Paper Airplanes
<
37
Airport Capsule For Tired Travelers
Airport Capsule For Tired Travelers
Nemoralex Relaxation Pod
<
36
Eco-Friendly Air Travel
Eco-Friendly Air Travel
Boeing's Fuel Cell Airplane
<
35
Paper Shampoo
Paper Shampoo
Airport Security Safe Hygiene Innovations
<
34
Mini Planes & Submarines
Mini Planes & Submarines
Fighters Gifts By UAE Air Force Pilot
<
33
Spaceports
Spaceports
Virgin to Build World's First Airport for Spaceships
<
32
The World's Lightest Indoor R/C Airplane
The World's Lightest Indoor R/C Airplane
<
31
Airport VIP For Pets
Airport VIP For Pets
Lufthansa Frankfurt Animal Lounge
<
30
Carbon Neutral Flying
Carbon Neutral Flying
Silverjet is the World's First Eco-Stylish Airline
<
29
0-Emission Fast Flight
0-Emission Fast Flight
A2 Mach 5 Commercial Plane Concept
<
28
Silly Airplane Safety Cards
Silly Airplane Safety Cards
Odd Characters Illustrate Safety Procedures
<
27
Free Plane Tickets
Free Plane Tickets
ULCCS Like RyanAir Offer Free Flights
<
26
Fake Boarding Pass Generator
Fake Boarding Pass Generator
Website Proves Gap in Airport Security
<
25
Airplane Privacy Chambers
Airplane Privacy Chambers
Delta Cozy Suites
<
24
Airplane Wing Table
Airplane Wing Table
DC-4 Conference Table by Motoart
<
23
Transparent Purses
Transparent Purses
Great for Airport Security, Bad for Secrets
<
22
X-Ray Scanners That See Through Clothing (UPDATE)
X-Ray Scanners That See Through Clothing (UPDATE)
10 US Airports Shakin' You Down
<
21
Own A Retro Airline Food Cart
Own A Retro Airline Food Cart
Flight001 Trolleys
<
20
Airplane Lounges
Airplane Lounges
Jaime Hayon's Jet Set
<
19
Airport Transportation Made Easy
Airport Transportation Made Easy
The SkyLift
<
18
Airplane Publicity Stunts
Airplane Publicity Stunts
Volkswagen Touareg Pulls 747
<
17
Ceilingless Airplanes
Ceilingless Airplanes
Emirates Airbus A340-500
<
16
Airports as Monuments
Airports as Monuments
9 Amazing New Airports
<
15
Travelling in Luxury
Travelling in Luxury
Japan Airlines Introduces First Class Suites
<
14
Versace to design Airplane interiors
Versace to design Airplane interiors
<
13
Airplane Cars
Airplane Cars
The Milner AirCar Could Become An Eco-Friendly Mode of Transit
<
12
Too Hot for Takeoff
Too Hot for Takeoff
Southwest Airlines Sued for Booting Under-Dressed Hooters Waitress
<
11
Folding Personal Aircrafts
Folding Personal Aircrafts
The ICON A5 Amphibious Sport Plane
<
10
Pod Hotel (Review)
Pod Hotel (Review)
Citizen M Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
<
9
Multi-Billion Dollar Airport
Multi-Billion Dollar Airport
Beijing's Luxury Terminal
<
8
Fully Reclined Airplane Bed
Fully Reclined Airplane Bed
Flying in Style
<
7
Airport Security Friendly Laptop Bags
Airport Security Friendly Laptop Bags
The Checkpoint Flyer
<
6
Value-Priced Hip Hotels
Value-Priced Hip Hotels
aloft Hotel Review: Montreal Airport
<
5
Recycled Airplane Seat Purses
Recycled Airplane Seat Purses
Worn Again Virgin Bags
<
4
Airplane Hotels
Airplane Hotels
The Jumbo Hostel
<
3
10 Airport Fashions
10 Airport Fashions
Stars Who Turn the Jetway to a Runway
<
2
Recycled Airplane Furniture
Recycled Airplane Furniture
MotoArt Mile High Bed
<
1
Extravagant Airplane Cabins
Extravagant Airplane Cabins
Etihad Airways
<