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Is this the future of airline travel? According to Airbus, it is. And it's horrifying.
 

Is this the future of airline travel? According to Airbus, it is. And it's horrifying.

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Airbus recently patented a system to jam even more passengers into an airplane. They call it "a seating device comprising a forward-foldable backrest." You'll call it "worse than a bus." Here's how ...

Airbus recently patented a system to jam even more passengers into an airplane. They call it "a seating device comprising a forward-foldable backrest." You'll call it "worse than a bus." Here's how the seating system works. The full patent can be found here: http://worldwide.espacenet.com/publicationDetails/originalDocument?CC=US&NR=2014159444A1&KC=A1&FT=D&ND=3&date=20140612&DB=EPODOC&locale=en_EP

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  • Its not up to airbus to decide, same for boeing, it's up to the airlines to decide together with their customers.
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  • Please visit and make a donation to http://www.flyersrights.org/
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  • I wonder if some of these awe-inspiring, honest and much neutral reflections have been written somewhere around 100 North Riverside Plaza, Chicago, Illinois...
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  • Acceptable if flying time is within 30min, just like taking a bus or metro without seat available.
    And of course the price shall be equivalent!
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  • That's great, only way to go, otherwise the low cost lines would be making us all strap hang.
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