zephyr seat is a lie-flat airline seat for economy class travelers
 

zephyr seat is a lie-flat airline seat for economy class travelers

US-based startup zephyr aerospace has unveiled the design of a new airline seat and bed combination for economy class. called zephyr seat, this lie-flat accommodation is able to retrofit existing commercial aircrafts — both boeing and airbus — while complying with social distancing measurements for airlines.

zephyr seat is a lie-flat airline seat for economy class travelers
images courtesy of zephy seat

 

 

most airline seats haven’t changed since the 1970s. 99% of all economy class seats are fixed upright and almost impossible to sleep in, forcing unnatural postures over long periods of time which can damage health. upgrading to first class is also not an option for the majority of travelers due to the high costs and passengers who are willing to pay for more for comfort, premium economy class seating only offers a little extra leg space, without the lie-flat feature.

zephyr seat is a lie-flat airline seat for economy class travelers

 

 

the zephyr seat has been designed for economy class travelers on long distance flights. its patent-pending design introduces a social-distancing compliant seating module that aims to disrupt the entire airline industry, making flying comfortable for all travelers by offering the comfort and privacy of an individual cabin.

zephyr seat is a lie-flat airline seat for economy class travelers

 

 

the design of the zephyr seat allows passengers multi-functionality: users can either lie completely flat, lounge or sit upright with their legs fully extended. by utilizing an innovative stacked seating configuration, each zephyr seat can be retrofitted into the existing real estate of the airline without a loss of seating density. its simple architectural platform allows customization for different airlines — enabling them to tailor their version of the seat depending on market, operational realities, cultural nuances and branding.

 

you can invest in the zephyr seat here.

 

zephyr seat is a lie-flat airline seat for economy class travelers

zephyr seat is a lie-flat airline seat for economy class travelers

zephyr seat is a lie-flat airline seat for economy class travelers

zephyr seat is a lie-flat airline seat for economy class travelers

zephyr seat is a lie-flat airline seat for economy class travelers

 

 

project info:

 

name: zephyr seat

company: zephyr aerospace

type: lie-flat airline seat for economy class

  • I loved the design. Always wandered why the vertical space was not used in a smarter way and this project does exactly that. One question though: would be there security concerns in an emergency situation where the passengers had to leave the aircraft quickly? Wandering how the passengers in the upper seats would leave in a swift way.

    Thanks for the idea for a better flight. We economy fliers appreciate that.

    Flavio

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