Perks of flying in comfort
Eastern Eye Staff
by HOWARD ROBIN WHAT PASSENGERS CAN EXPECT IN BUSINESS AND FIRST CLASS IMAGINE a pilot welcoming you aboard with the words: “Ladies and gentlemen, your flight time today is six hours in first class, nine hours in business and 12 hours in economy.” You would think he has lost his marbles and head for the exit? Slow down… especially if you’re reclining up front in first. Psychologists have long noted how passengers’ perception of flight duration depends entirely on the relative comfort or discomfort of their surroundings, with first-class passengers subjectively feeling their flight passes quickest. So what exactly do passengers…
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