It shouldn’t come as news that airlines are trying to do their very best to increase the number of seats they can fit into an airplane.
Wired was reporting (access here) that a French company proving seats to airlines had filed a patent for a new type of seating arrangement called “Economy Class Hexagon”.
Here are some illustrations from the application:
I hate nothing more than having to stare at someone face on a flight (looking at your British Airways and the god awful business class that you can read more here). With a doubt this would make the long-haul economy flying even more miserable than it is today.
How someone is going to climb over the other passengers to stretch ones legs or to visit the lavatory?