Generally when you think about the future of aviation, you think about hypersonic aircraft that travel the world in a few hours. Airbus, the worlds second largest aircraft manufacturer has a more "grounded" aproach. Below is some concept art from the Airbus Design team on their take of Aviations Future.
Airbus sees the future of aviation as an increase in passenger comfort and enjoyment, and a decrease in carbon dioxide emissions. A greener, safeer airoplane is what passengers of the future will want to fly in.