New airline seats for ‘Ultra-basic Economy’ class revealed


If you think economy class on planes is tight, wait until you see a new airline seat that was designed in Italy.

The ‘Skyrider 3.0’ is the newest version of an infamous standing seat. It looks similar to a bicycle seat, but with back support attached.

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The manufacturer says its goal is not to cram more passengers on board, but to give them another option, that would be called ‘Ultra-basic Economy.’

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