a lot has happened since the Wright brothers for 115 years since the conducted history's first manned flight with a motorized flygemaskin. Journeys will be safer for every day that passes, and routes are multiple.
But the leading carrier looking at the extra millions in revenue to that obese people stop to fly? It asks a commentator in the british newspaper The Guardian.Flypassasjer clicked when he did not order the beer Milliardindustri
That flyturisme has evolved to become a money machine, and there is no doubt. In 2017 pulled the Norwegian into approximately nok 31 billion in operating revenues, while the SAS ended at approximately 40,7 billion Norwegian kroner in revenues.
But while the revenue is sky high, the space on the new aircraft at some airlines less, according to The Washington Post. They write that on some aircraft among airlines American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines is the width of the flytoalettene just 61 centimeters. For comparison, it is roughly the same width of an average dishwasher.Shrinking toilets
the Trend of declining toalettplass started with Delta Air Lines in 2014, continued with American Airlines last year, while United Airlines slang in the summer. The new, smaller toilets frees up space for six more passenger on board the aircraft, according to aircraft manufacturers.
But the toilets are not the only thing that has shrunk over the years. The average width of a flysete has dropped from 45 centimeters to 41,2, while the average width of the aisles has decreased from 89 to 78 cm and 71 cm in any plane.
- I had to twist my body to get into. It was uncomfortable.
It says 173 cm long Eddie Santos - according to the website Stuff - in connection with a lavatory on a flight between Los Angeles and Washington.
- Completely ridiculous. If I had been bigger, I would not have had the space, " says another flypassasjer, Melody this city hotel. She managed to squeeze into the toilet, but it was so cramped that her thighs touched the walls.Was ordered to place the dog in the aircraft's hattehylle - where died the Concerned about obese
In a comment that has been published by The Guardian, turning the journalist Phoebe-Jane Boyd a stroke for the comfort of larger passengers. She writes that she has learned to adapt: the Armrests can be lifted up and sikkerhetsbelteforlengere can be taken in use - if they don't get confiscated at the security checkpoint.
- To get space in a 61 cm wide-room is not only a challenge - it is almost impossible.
If the airlines are not willing to give us more room, larger passengers will be forced to reconsider to order airline ticket in all races she.
John Breyault, vice president of the american forbrukertilsynet, however, is a little bit sharper in the criticism, and believes that the airlines don't treat their customers as people.
- This trend is just another example of that airlines treat their customers as bonus points - not as people.
I challenge any flyselskapsansatt to change the diaper of a crying infant on a two foot wide toilet, " says Breyault.DRAMA: An aircraft from Southwest Airlines tried at the weekend to land at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport - without success. On the video you can see the aircraft attempt to land, but because of the strong wind, the pilot must give up. In the area there were gusts over 100 km/h. Video: Andrew Clegg via the CNN Show more - Improper premise
Alison McAfee, spokesperson for the american carrier trade association Airlines for America, disagree with Breyault. She argues that the airlines have invested billions of dollars to upgrade romflatene and to give passengers more opportunities.
In 2017 the airline invested approximately 19,9 billion dollars to improve the product and give consumers a better travel experience. This includes new, larger aircraft, larger hattehyller and various amenities that customers want when they are travelling.
- the Idea that airlines with the intention of making reiseopplevelsen or the security worse, is a mistaken premise.
a Spokesperson for United Airlines, Maddie King, says that their new plane is built for the default destination in the industry. A spokesperson for American Airlines, Joshua Freed, says that the company is not alone in the shrinking restrooms. While Delta Air Lines does not want to answer how many of their aircraft are equipped with smaller toilets.
All said, however, that they do not have experienced that passengers complain about the toilets.Steals you from the fly? You are not the only