Well-known aviation design firm Zodiac Aerospace highlighted its creativity at the 2018 Crystal Cabin Awards with its Eco Zlounge concept. Allowing economy passengers to stretch their legs out in front for a more comfortable trip, the Zlounge was full of promise. Unfortunately, there’s quite a big catch to this idea.
Chasing comfort in economy
It’s always interesting to read about new business class products that allow passengers in the premium cabin to get more comfortable on their long flights. Sadly, for the 90% of us who will be stuck in the economy cabin, these seats are aspirational but not a realistic prospect without a lottery win.
Faced with a squeezy 31 inches of legroom for a several hours long flight, most economy fliers have come to the conclusion that they just have to grin and bear it. Either that, or limit their flights to just one a year in order to save…