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Why you won't be standing on an airplane anytime Soon!

Why you won't be standing on an airplane anytime Soon!

For many, the thought of standing for the whole duration of a fight is the stuff of nightmares, while others can see a few benefits. But will this idea ever take off, or will it just be one of many fleeting ideas, like having to pay to use the toilets, that airlines have come up with to gain more money?

The idea really can to light when the Italian seat manufacturer of Aviointeriors created a seat that means that passengers will almost be vertical. In fact, it is not much of a seat at all as the design makes passengers so far upright that they are almost standing.

What is Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and how does it impact air travelers?

What is Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and how does it impact air travelers?
Deep veins are those that sit between the muscles, and moving your muscles by walking or exercising is what helps to pump blood up through these veins and back up towards the heart. When people are inactive, such as when they are sitting or standing still, there is a chance that the blood can stagnate in these leg valves, which eventually can lead to thrombosis, the clotting of the blood. The longer you are sitting still, the more likely that thrombosis will occur. There are certain measures you may want to consider taking to help reduce your chance of developing DVT when flying, so that it doesn’t have to impact your travel plans.