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Sleep Pods at Helsinki Airport

Travel Rob ·
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Sept. 13, 2017: Daytona Beach, Florida

Samantha ·
In a packed few days in the Orlando area, Samantha found her favorite was Daytona Beach, and she shares some of its images.
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Airbus's new idea: People pods

PHeymont ·
There have been all sorts of ideas for how to get people on an off planes quickly, with algorithms for what rows or groups should go first, but Airbus is thinking outside the box...or maybe thinking of the box.   The European planemaker has filed...
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Re: Airbus's new idea: People pods

PortMoresby ·
There are all sorts of ways I find this concept unpleasant, but this in particular, "... everything in the cabin could be ready and waiting for the pilots when they arrive ... passengers could be pre-seated in cabin pods before the plane actually arrives" is particularly (potentially) unacceptable. It reminds me of the hours spent on the tarmac by passengers in recent years when there were delays. How is this different? While waiting in an airport has its downsides, the upsides of waiting...
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Re: Airbus's new idea: People pods

DrFumblefinger ·
For a company that builds great planes, Airbus manages to patent the worst ideas. Am I the only one who sees the following in that drawing?: Pod = sardine can Sardines = people!
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Re: Airbus's new idea: People pods

GarryRF ·
It is the nature of business that any idea is patented before it becomes talked about. Sardines in a can is has always been the philosophy of airlines. Just like supermarkets - stack 'em high and sell 'em cheap !
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Re: Airbus's new idea: People pods

PHeymont ·
Let's not forget that Airbus already has an A380 option with 11-across seating and over 800 passengers...the only change this patent makes is that it supplies a can-opener!
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