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that's so branson
Although the Federal Communications Commission has eased up on its restrictions concerning the use of phones on airplanes, it doesn’t look like they’re going to let you talk on cellphones anytime soon. According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, government regulators are “getting closer” to outlawing in-flight calls — much to everyone’s relief, tbh.
Traveling with kids sucks. They’re noisy, they spill their gross crumbs everywhere, and they smell. Even airline owner and apparent savior Richard Branson realizes that. In a recent interview with Conde Nast Traveler, he said he would like to create a cabin just for kids so they won’t bother anyone else. It’s sort of like Thanksgiving!
Since the extra fees, deplorable beverage selection, and the chance of getting a singing flight attendant doesn’t make flying an already miserable experience, Airbus is looking to make it even worse.
The French aircraft manufacturer has submitted a patent for a new passenger seat that resembles a bike. The proposed contraption would have very little legroom, a bicycle-like seat, and a nonexistent headrest.