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Old 11-23-2011, 09:00 PM
 
Location: Moose Jaw, in between the Moose's butt and nose.
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You stand the whole time.
I'm sure there's a way, you can strap someone in....they stand up and that way....you could cram more people in the plane...than you could with seats. You'd be saving fuel since...strap boards or whatever you would call them...don't weigh as much as seats do.
Just wonder if there's any other pros that may come out of this...if passengers are strapped in securely, I don't see a safety issue.....
sadly though....if there's a point where the airlines get really desperate for funds...they just may do this...and the fare won't change....
I compare it to those that pay less for things like regular seating, etc...well, if you fly the whole time standing up...you pay less, since you give up comfort....
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Old 11-23-2011, 09:10 PM
 
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For one thing, landings wouldn't be too comfy...
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Old 11-23-2011, 09:32 PM
 
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You mean, like this?
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Old 11-24-2011, 01:47 AM
 
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I don't think it is a practical ideas for long flights.
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Old 11-24-2011, 01:50 AM
 
Location: Viña del Mar, Chile
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Even if it made the tickets cheaper, people wouldn't stop complaining about it and how terrible it is. On top of that, it is just asking for injuries and problems, it sounds like way too much of a liability for not much added profit - if any.
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Old 11-24-2011, 06:18 AM
 
Location: The Chatterdome in La La Land, CaliFUNia
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I'm sorry but there ain't no way in heck am I gonna stand on a flight ... Not even a short 1-hour flight.
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Old 11-24-2011, 07:16 AM
 
Location: The Raider Nation._ Our band kicks brass
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This thread reminds me of a cashier trying to tell a doctor a better way to do brain surgery.

There are rules, and lots of them. You will never see standing room on commercial aircraft.
Ryan Air likes to get free advertising by sometimes announcing crazy ideas like this. Ideas that will never fly.

Here is just one set of rules. 16G seats : Aviation Glossary


Federal Aviation Regulations are known as FAR's. Airlines operate under FAR part 121. There are millions of parts to part 121, and they regulate everything right down to the last nut, and bolt of an aircraft.

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Old 11-25-2011, 11:27 AM
 
Location: Moose Jaw, in between the Moose's butt and nose.
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Originally Posted by South Range Family View Post
This thread reminds me of a cashier trying to tell a doctor a better way to do brain surgery.

There are rules, and lots of them. You will never see standing room on commercial aircraft.
Ryan Air likes to get free advertising by sometimes announcing crazy ideas like this. Ideas that will never fly.

Here is just one set of rules. 16G seats : Aviation Glossary


Federal Aviation Regulations are known as FAR's. Airlines operate under FAR part 121. There are millions of parts to part 121, and they regulate everything right down to the last nut, and bolt of an aircraft.
I'm aware of the FAA rules,...but they would be standing...just like this one amusement park ride (the name escapes me right now)...where you're strapped in...even though you're standing. If an airline tried something this radical...I'm sure all they have to do is bribe Congress, to get them to change any regulation.
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Old 11-26-2011, 12:41 AM
 
Location: Portlandia "burbs"
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Standing still for as little as 15 minutes is enough to send my back into fits of pain. I cannot see myself doing it for even an hour, let alone several.
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