Room to Fly

[an error occurred while processing this directive] Forget cosmetic changes like increased seat width — in the quest for more in-flight space, why not do away with three-quarters of the passengers altogether? That seems to be the philosophy of Eos Airlines (eosairlines.com), the latest carrier on the North Atlantic route.

Departing from London Stansted Airport, Eos' converted Boeing 757 aircraft carry just 48 passengers on the flight to New York City's JFK airport (standard 757s hold over 200) for an introductory fare of $5,000 round-trip. These pampered few will dine on nouvelle cuisine and watch first-run movies on personal DVD...

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