'The only comprehensive survey of the aircraft cabin environment from the 1970s to the present day.'
'The first and only comprehensive survey of commercial aircraft design..brings together in a single volume the many different elements that combine to create a satisfying environment for scheduled air travel worldwide...'
—Air Transport World
'A source reference for aviation industry professionals and enthusiasts alike..The depth of information is remarkable and I would thoroughly recommend it to those wanting to learn, or simply reminisce, about the evolution of airline cabins and in-flight service.'
—Tom Allett, Airports International
'..describes the high art and technical bravura behind creating some of the smallest living spaces in the world..fully details the immense variety, as well as the creative breadth, behind them.'
'..tells you all you could ever want to know about the airline past and present.'
'..information about everything from safety, seat design, and fabric selection to meal service, accessibility and maintenance in first-, business- and economy-class cabins.'
—International Aviation Women's Association
'In a world where jet travel has become so much more a commodity than an experience, this serves as a reminder of the way things used to be, as well as what they still can be.'
—Travel Editor, Peter Greenberg, NBC's Today Show
“Provides a commercial perspective of the aviation business in the past and present, and points to its future...”
—Runway Girl Network
'The inside story of flying..the evolution of cabin design..lavishly illustrated..a must-read for anyone with..a love of aviation.'
—British Airways News
'Come inside the airliner with this fascinating tour of interior designs and challenges. The art of aircraft interior design, a subject often over-looked, but not in this unique book.'
'Fully illustrated in colour, and includes expert comments from over 40 aviation specialists.'
—Aircraft Interiors International
'Clay presents an eclectic and imaginative journey through a world that only a few of us get to experience..a very enjoyable look through the curtain that separates economy from luxury.'
—M2 Best Books
'..as fine as any first-class set up on an airline..a joy to behold.'
—Air & Business Travel News
'Short of actual architectural specifications, the book provides the reader with everything they need to know.'
'..illustrating how cabin design and operation have changed over the past couple of decades..providing good insight into what is happening behind the scenes in interior airline design and operation..makes for fascinating reading and looking.'
'Lavishly illustrated..Jetliner Cabins is a very useful and complete reference of work..It will also be of equal help to the professionals, giving them a historical and topical sweep, as to the interested frequent traveler.'
—Chilean News Review
'Jennifer Coutts Clay..touches in succinct tones on virtually every aspect of an airliner's interior—from aesthetics and design to technology and comfort..Finally, a must-see, must-read book that marries the world of commercial aviation with that of design.'
'Meticulous research..a fascinating addition to a business-travel buff's library.'
'Frequent flyers obsessed with legroom and luggage space will be fascinated...'
—Jim Gladstone, Passport Magazine
'The 'bible' on cabin design.'
'..as entertaining as it is educational'
'Attention all you airline geeks: this one's for you.'
—J.Ward, Savvy Navigator
'..more than 6,000 gorgeous photos in its galleries, so enjoy!'