Airbus Launches New Subsidiary: Airbus Interiors Services
Airbus has launched a new offer, Airbus Interiors Services (AIS) which part of Services by Airbus dedicated to supporting airlines with their cabin upgrade development strategies.
Based in Toulouse, AIS is built on the engineering know-how, experiences of the former Airbus Corporate Jet Centre (ACJC). AIS offers various retrofit solutions, by combining the competitiveness and reliability of manufacturer-developed solutions with the agility of bespoke creations.
Announcing the new subsidiary at the ongoing Aircraft Interiors Expo which kicked off today in Hamburg, Laurent Martinez, Head of Services by Airbus said “We are delighted to welcome AIS into the Services by Airbus family. Their offer is perfectly complementing the Airbus upgrades successful solutions."
Airbus Interiors Services currently comprises three business lines to respond to airlines’ needs:
Tailored equipment: These cover a large scope of tailored equipment from single monument to large zone outfitting developed and delivered either to Airbus (SFE) or to airlines (BFE). Those cabin items are designed and manufactured specifically for each airline’s needs by Airbus Interiors Services directly.
Upgrade Solutions (cabin & connectivity): These include hybrid solutions combining Airbus Service Bulletins (SBs) and AIS solutions answering a particular need for an airline.
Innovative products: AIS designs and produces products for the benefit of the Airbus customer community. These products are part of the Airbus cabin portfolio. They include for example a new Central Ceiling Stowage for A320 family “classic cabin”.
Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2016, it generated revenues of €67 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000.