• More leg room, less space to breathe: Meet the double-decker plane seat

    10 days ago - By Fast Company

    Let's not pretend that building a comfortable chair is all that challenging. The problem is the airline business model.
    Flying business class is passable. But for everyone else, the experience of flight is awful. Leisure travel has devolved into a Lord of the Flies battle for resources-the slightest recline of our seats, some fresh air to breathe through a mask-that turns passengers against each other in desperation. This hell is the natural consequence of air travel's business plan to maximize bodies on a plane to offset high fuel costs; it's a business plan that, horrendously, works.
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