British Airways’ New Business Class Seat Patent

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    In 1999, British Airways was among the first airlines to introduce fully flat beds in business class. Not some janky angled flat seats like other airlines, but truly, fully flat seats. At the time it was pretty innovative. The problem is that they've done very little to innovate their business class product since, and 16 years later they basically still have the same "bones" to their business class seat. While it's a decent product, it features eight seats per row on their 777s and 747s, which is tight. There have been rumors for a while about British Airways finally introducing a new business class product, and it looks like that may slowly become a reality. British Airways filed for a US Patent Application in February, and that was finally published yesterday, August 13, 2015. Here are some of the images of the new product which are included in the patent application: The post British Airways’ New Business Class Seat Patent appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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