Air-Craftglass Newsletter May 2020

First of all, on behalf of the entire Air-Craftglass team I hope that you are managing to stay safe and keep healthy during these unprecedented times. There is so much going on in the world right now and we’ve been inspired by the countless ways that companies have stepped up to support each other during this period of uncertainty.


Air-Craftglass: Riding high since 2016

Since the establishment of our company in the first quarter of 2016, Air-Craftglass has developed an impressive variety of glass solutions which are certifiable for private, VIP and commercial aircraft. We are the only company in the aviation industry that can provide a fully certifiable glass collection, which includes transparent glass, silver mirrors and the Natural Collection (real wood veneer).


Countdown to the Aircraft Interiors Expo 2019

The Air-Craftglass exhibition team is gearing up to attend the Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) from 2 to 4 April in Hamburg. This annual show offers an ideal opportunity to showcase our products, including several recent innovation, and we would welcome the chance to meet you there. The Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) is a global event…


The Air-Craftglass team wishes you a great 2019!

Having welcomed many new clients and projects, it is safe to say that 2018 was a very good year. Our move to the new factory in December 2017 and the ISO certification we received in January 2018 were major contributors to this success, and we expect to continue these positive developments in 2019. Air-Craftglass is not only a company manufacturing lightweight, certifiable mirrored glass for the aviation industry, but also supplies a range of transparent glass and wood products.


Air-Craftglass among finalists for Yacht & Aviation Awards 2018

Air-Craftglass has just received news that it has been shortlisted for one of the prestigious International Yacht & Aviation Awards 2018. Hosted by the leading interior design magazine design et al and yacht & aviation design magazine Luxe et al, these awards celebrate the finest design from all over the world. They will be presented at a ceremony held on 18 May 2018 at the magnificent Hotel Cipriani in Venice.


Air-Craftglass prepares for Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg

Air-Craftglass is looking forward to the Aircraft Interiors Expo 2018, which will take place in Hamburg on 10 to 12 April. As the leading global event for the cabin interiors, inflight entertainment and passenger comfort industries, this event will showcase a host of pioneering technologies and products from all over the world. So what can you expect during your visit to our stand?


New distributor

Air-Craftglass signed a new distribution contract with East European aviation specialist Hans Deprez’ consultancy Depicon in July. The first of our products could be admired at Depicon’s stand at the aviation exhibition MAKS International Space and Aviation Salon in Zhukovsky – Moscow on 18-23 July, which resulted in a number of interesting leads.


Natural Collection nominated for top German design award

Good news! Having been shortlisted for the Crystal Cabin Award’ earlier this year, our Natural Collection has now also been nominated for the prestigious ‘German Design Award 2018’. Presented by the German Ministry for Economics and Technology, the prize is given for outstanding achievements in the fields of product and communication design.


Air-Craftglass at AIX show in Hamburg

Air-Craftglass will be present at the AIX Hamburg trade show from 4 to 6 April. Rather than exhibiting at our own stand, we have chosen to feature a variety of our unique glass applications at client stands. This allows us to clearly demonstrate the quality and possible applications of Air-Craftglass. In addition to our Air-Craftglass…


Air-Craftglass flying high: First mirrors now in place!

The first months of 2017 have been exciting ones for Air-Craftglass. We have successfully carried out the first deliveries and installations of our unique Air-Craftglass mirrors in one single isle and one wide body VIP Aircraft of an undisclosed client and are flying. These mirrors are equipped with an ultra-thin backing which comprises self-adhesive layer,…


All-in-one brochure now available

Over the past months, we have been working on the further development and testing of two of our products: Air-Craftglass transparent glass and Air-Craftglass mirrors. We have now successfully finished this stage, and are taking steps to obtain ISO9001:2008 and AS9100 certification. All spec and quality aspects have been combined in an attractive brochure, which…


Air-Craftglass shortlisted for prestigious Crystal Cabin Award

We were delighted to recently receive the news that Air-Craftglass and our innovative and patented laminating technology has been shortlisted for the prestigious Crystal Cabin Award, known as the Oscars of the aircraft industry. Having only started ten months ago, it is a source of great pride that Air-Craftglass has been included on a shortlist…


Distribution agreement with the Avdel group for the India Market

During the MEBAA show, which was held from 6-8 December in Dubai, Air-Craftglass signed an exclusive distribution agreement for the India market with the Avdel Group ( Partnering with such an important player in this fast growing market, will definitively expand our global presence and is also a confirmation of the market acceptance of our…


Stefan van Tigchelt joins Air-Craftglass team as director of certifications

As a natural continuation of the growing interest in our aircraft glass product range, Air-Craftglass is experiencing increasing demand from clients for assistance in the certification of products and the integration of Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental management systems. To respond to this need, Stefan van Tigchelt has recently joined our company as director of certifications.


In the media

We are proud to share with you that the products and revolutionary mirrors from Air-Craftglass were recently featured in the well-known magazine Business Jet Interiors International. You can read the the digital version of article here. It is already increasing the brand familiarity of our company and profiling the unique nature of Air-Craftglass products among a broader audience. See what you think!


Air-Craftglass at NBAA show in Orlando, 1-3 November, booth 3663

We are currently in the final stage of completing the design of our very own stand for the NBAA show in Orlando in November 2016. We commissioned the well-known American design company Infusion Design to realise a unique, modern stand design and it has certainly succeeded. The stand will showcase the latest developments from Air-Craftglass, including new glass applications for the aviation sector. In addition to new mirrors (download the spec sheets via our website, we will also be presenting in Orlando our large curved glass VIP lenses with integrated RGB-LED lighting, operable by finger touch control.


The new standard in glass solutions

Air-Craftglass Inc. is setting a new standard in glass solutions for the aircraft industry.
We are in the final stage of production of a new generation of glass mirrors which are 2.5 times lighter than a 3 mm. polycarbonate mirror!


Sales representative Luc Stultjens

Air-Craftglass Inc. appointed Mr. Luc Stultjens as independent sales representative for Air-Craftglass products for the European market. Mr. Luc Stultjens is a veteran in the aircraft business and brings in over 25 years of aviation experience in different fields like certification issues, test equipment and the sale of high end luxury products for the aircraft…


CEO Frans van Hapert

Frans van Hapert was appointed as President & CEO of the company. Frans van Hapert is since 2008 the initiator and pioneer of real glass solutions for the aircraft industry.

Start of Air-Craftglass

Air-Craftglass Inc. was founded in Miami, 1200 Brickel Avenue, suite 350, Miami–Florida 33131-USA.

Air-Craftglass Inc. became an official member of the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA).