Tuesday, September 14, 2010

When cattle car designers make airplanes: Aviointeriors

An Italian company called Aviointeriors, which manufactures commercial airline seats, is debuting the SkyRider, a seat with "a 23-inch pitch or less".

That means there's 23 inches from your seatback to the one in front of you—at least eight inches shorter than most conventional economy class seats.

Read more here.

"We feel extremely confident that this concept will ... have great appeal to airlines for economic purposes,"

Translation: it will save the airlines money, so fuck the passagers.

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