Aer Lingus has announced plans to fit all of its aircraft with mood lighting developed in partnership with Cobalt Aerospace.

The technology has been installed on a total of 25 of the carrier’s planes so far, with the remainder set to be retrofitted during standard maintenance checks.

The airline said that the lighting “features settings to fit the Aer Lingus brand”, with shades from “Strong Blue to Dim Lavender”, designed “to provide a versatile cabin interior which can adapt to deliver ambient and functional lighting settings to fit each phase of each journey”.

The follows the recent unveiling of Aer Lingus’ new brand identity and livery, with Mike Rutter, Aer Lingus Chief Operating Officer commenting:

“We are delighted to unveil the new LED mood lighting system which will further enhance the Aer Lingus guest in-flight experience. In recent years, we’ve invested significantly in our business, including the launch of a refreshed brand in January of this year to improve our value proposition, the overall guest experience and become Ireland’s only four star airline.

“Innovations we have introduced include the roll-out of wifi on our A330s, automated check-in and bag drop at Dublin Airport, Business Class improvement with fully lie-flat beds and economy catering upgrades. The introduction of this mood lighting system is the latest initiative to improve our guests’ comfort on-board.”