peterinlisbon
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Sleeper Seats For Long Haul

Thu Apr 27, 2006 9:16 am

I was thinking that on a long haul overnight flight what people really want is a bed rather than a seat. So why don't the airlines provide beds? It wouldn't have to take up more space. They could be stacked up 3 high like in a train. Perhaps they could fold down as well to become seats for take off and landing.
 
corey07850
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RE: Sleeper Seats For Long Haul

Thu Apr 27, 2006 10:47 am

Well most airlines with any sort of respectable international product have sleeper seats nowadays... They aren't stacked 3 high, but are normal seats that convert to flat, or nearly flat "beds"


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RE: Sleeper Seats For Long Haul

Thu Apr 27, 2006 11:14 am

Quoting Peterinlisbon (Thread starter):
They could be stacked up 3 high like in a train.

How would it work it coach? Your head against the window and your feet sticking into the aisle? What happens if you have to go to the bathroom? Would the flight attendant bring a bedpan and then empty it for you?
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RE: Sleeper Seats For Long Haul

Thu Apr 27, 2006 11:19 am

Quoting Bobster2 (Reply 2):
Would the flight attendant bring a bedpan and then empty it for you?

That's hilarious! Of course, it's not too far from what happens today, is it? If you're in the window seat and you have to go, you better hope for some cooperative row-mates!
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