Post-Covid-19 airline travel

An Italian design firm has unveiled a new plane seat design that could be the future of air travel post-lockdown.

It consists of a hygiene screen between each seat and a new middle seat that would face backwards.

The screen called Glassafe is transparent and allows communication but will help stop spread the virus while travelling… More here.

I heard recently that the modern airplane environment is worse than it was when smoking was allowed on planes. Apparently the air was cycled every hour when people could smoke, but now the same air is recycled for the entire journey. Is that’s true, what is the point of screens like this?

Categories: Design

1 reply

  1. and still a tiny armrest that is shared…

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