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Aircraft interior comfort and design illustrated 2011 vink


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Aircraft interior comfort and design shows the state of the art in the aircraft interior. It is a summary of the book "aircraft interior comfort and design" by P. Vink & K. Brauer. CRC press, Bica Raton, 2011.

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Aircraft interior comfort and design illustrated 2011 vink

  1. 1. aircraft interior comfort and design illustrated: a summary of the book content Prof dr Peter Vink [email_address]
  2. 2. aircraft interior comfort and design: Prof dr Peter Vink [email_address] -A study based on 10,032 trip reports -An overview of the literature -The ideal comfort flight -Interior pictures made by passengers
  3. 3. the comfort experience process expectations first sight short term comfort long term comfort
  4. 4. comfort discomfort no discomfort history state sound vision smell temperature/ humidity pressure posture/ movement
  5. 5. discomfort comfort fatigue luxury pain safe posture refreshment stiffness well-being heavy legs relaxation factors related to (dis)comfort (Zhang et al.,1996)
  6. 6. preflight factors influence comfort (Konieczny, 2001)
  7. 7. 0 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.8 Legroom Hygiene Crew Luggage room Food Neighbor Information Waiting Seat Toilet correlation coefficients between comfort and the aspect n=10,032
  8. 8. no legroom: why seat pocket here?
  9. 9. bright fresh interior = pos. corr. comfort
  10. 10. friendly crew = pos. corr. comfort
  11. 11. worn out seat = neg. corr. comfort
  12. 12. much luggage space = pos. corr. comfort
  13. 13. good food = pos. corr. comfort
  14. 14. middle seat = neg. corr. comfort
  15. 15. lack of information = neg. corr. comfort
  16. 16. waiting + long walking = neg. corr. comfort
  17. 17. clean toilet = pos. corr. comfort
  18. 18. first class = not always high comfort expectations play an important role
  19. 19. conclusion <ul><li>If you want high passengers comfort ratings give priority to: </li></ul><ul><li>Leg room and good seats </li></ul><ul><li>Training of crew (friendly and information) </li></ul><ul><li>Clean planes </li></ul><ul><li>Influence expectations </li></ul><ul><li>More background information in the book: Aircraft interior comfort and design by P. Vink & K.Brauer, CRC Press, Boca raton, 2011 </li></ul>