Transpose

Past Project

Reimagining the commercial in-flight experience

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Transpose explored the potential for airlines to improve business performance and passenger experience via modular cabin concepts and associated technologies.

Transpose was a clean-sheet rethinking of cabin design and architecture for large commercial aircraft. It focused on giving airlines the ability to expand and enhance the breadth of experiences they could offer their passengers by modularizing the aircraft interior. It also offered time and cost advantages associated with the manufacturing and refresh of cabins, as well as potential new revenue streams for Airbus and airline operators.

The project was initiated to potentially evolve into new variants of aircraft for Airbus, providing an additional line of business that complemented Airbus’ existing aircraft portfolio and diversifying the options for airline/lessor customers.

Check out our blog for more in-depth details about Transpose

Bon Voyage Transpose: What's In Store for the Future of Modular Flight at A3 and Airbus

After successful completion of its Alpha phase, Transpose has concluded as a project within Acubed. The technology, research, and prototypes will be integrated into Airbus' core…

There is more revenue in choice: The business case for Transpose

Since Transpose kicked off in July 2016, we've learned so much as a team. From evolving our engineering and manufacturing process with 3 generations of prototypes in our headquarters…

Sneak Peek: Behind the Scenes of Our First Module and Aircraft Mockup

What's next for Transpose? We're thrilled to share some in-progress photos from our first full-size module, which we've been building for the past few months. Stay tuned in the…

Reimagining Flight With People at the Center: How Design Thinking Can Change Air Travel

To borrow a phrase from a colleague, everything designers do starts with people. This is especially true here at Transpose, where conversations and research with both passengers…

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